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Job Opportunity: Faculty Position, Cancer Immunology, Department of Immunology, Mayo Clinic, AZ

Posted by on Friday, March 4, 2022 in Job Opportunities .

 THE MAYO CLINIC DEPARTMENT OF IMMUNOLOGY is recruiting an outstanding Cancer Immunologist to join Mayo Clinic in Arizona. Candidates are required to have a PhD or equivalent degree in a relevant discipline, with a track record of success in extramural funding, publications, and collaborations with clinicians. Ideal candidates would be those with expertise in the tumor microenvironment or functional genomics, but all areas related to immuno-oncology are encouraged to apply. Preferred candidates will have innovative ideas that synergize with current strengths in the department and desire to translate their work to the clinic. Applications from emerging investigators are welcome, as are applications from more established investigators and consideration will be given to candidates at the Assistant, Associate and Full Professor level. 

THE DEPARTMENT OF IMMUNOLOGY at Mayo Clinic, the oldest free-standing immunology department in the country, is the academic home for basic and translational scientists studying the immune system in health and disease. As scientists, department members have a common understanding and passion for advancing knowledge of fundamental mechanisms that cause and regulate inflammation and immune responsiveness. Immunology laboratories are highly interactive, collaborating and communicating between three campuses: Scottsdale, AZ; Jacksonville, FL; and Rochester, MN. 

MAYO CLINIC is a multidisciplinary academic medical center with over 4,000 physicians and scientists in an integrated multi-campus system spanning the globe. We have been recognized as the best hospital in the nation for 2021-2022 by U.S. News and World Report. Our unified mission is to provide the best patient care, backed by our expertise and supported by innovation in education, research and practice, to bring hope and healing in times of need. We support a vibrant and diverse research enterprise, with programs in basic, translational, clinical, and data sciences. In 2020, the institution received over $560 million in extramural research awards, supplemented with over $360 million of institutional support. Mayo Clinic has a world class faculty, laboratories, and state-of-the-art core facilities and biorepositories. The Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences trains and supports PhDs and MD/PhDs. 

MAYO CLINIC offers an outstanding, comprehensive benefits package that includes plenty of options for medical, dental and vision care; flexible spending accounts; life insurance; short- and long-term disability coverage; generous time away; and more! We are proud to be among the few U.S. companies to provide a pension benefit at no cost to employees plus you can add the Mayo 403(b) plan which features an employer match. The Research shield at Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive and equitable environment and recognizes that diverse research teams make better decisions; are more equipped to solve complex problems and adapt to change; and produce better outcomes. 

MAYO CLINIC is making significant investments in both the physical and technological future of health care, through doubling the size of the Mayo Clinic campus in Phoenix, inclusive of practice, education, and research activities. Mayo Clinic’s campuses in Arizona are located in Phoenix and Scottsdale, in the beautiful Sonoran Desert. The region is known as the Valley of the Sun, a metropolitan area with more than 4 million residents in 25 cities and towns. 

APPLICATIONS should include a cover letter, CV with bibliography, names and contact information of four references, and a statement of your research interests and contributions to equity, inclusion and diversity. Visit our website to apply.