Research Fellow

Employer
Mayo Clinic
Location
Rochester, Minnesota (US)
Salary
TBD
Posted
March 12 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Healthcare/Hospital

A Life-Changing Career

Working at Mayo Clinic is making a difference. It's providing the highest quality patient care by placing the needs of patients first. At Mayo Clinic, you'll discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism and mutual respect — and most importantly, a life-changing career.  

Dr. Liewei Wang's lab is focused on personalized medicine of anti-cancer therapy. Her lab uses multi­ omics-based approach, together with clinical studies, cell based models as well as patient derived xenograft models to identify biomarkers for drug responses. Identification of biomarkers will be followed by deep mechanistic understanding of how the biomarkers might influence therapeutic response and disease progression. Major techniques used in the lab include routine cell culture, molecular genetics, cell biology and animal experiments. Qualified candidates should have PhD or MD, PhD. training with extensive experience of genomics, cell biology, molecular genetics and animal care. Candidates with training in areas of cancer therapy resistance, breast cancer/ prostate cancer biology or hormone receptor biology would be preferred. Interested candidates can contact Dr. Wang at, wang.liewei@mayo.edu

A Research Fellow at Mayo Clinic is a temporary position intended to provide training and education in research. Individuals will train in the research program of a Mayo Clinic principal investigator. Qualified individuals will demonstrate the potential for research as evidenced by their training and peer-reviewed publications and should become competitive for national research grants. Proof of English proficiency is required for J-1 Short-Term Scholars, Research Scholars, Professors, Specialists, and Student Interns sponsored by Mayo Clinic. Please attach the following required documents at the time of application.

  • Current curriculum vitae and bibliography
  • Three letters of recommendation, signed, on letterhead, describing:
    • Relationship to the applicant.
    • Past work/academic performance.
    • Work qualities/personal conduct.
    • Overall assessment of potential for success in research environment.
  • Doctoral degree certification, if applicable:
    • Original or notarized copy of diploma or final transcript issued by school (English translation required).

Must have a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent doctoral degree in a field deemed relevant by the program. Research Fellow is appropriate for individuals who have completed no more than one prior postdoctoral fellowship, at Mayo Clinic or elsewhere.


Learn and grow among the best in your field at the nation’s top hospital (U.S.News & World Report, 2018-2019), ranked No. 1 in more specialties than any other care provider. At Mayo Clinic, you’ll use the power of collaboration to achieve the highest standards for medical care and health improvement, working in the largest integrated, not-for-profit medical group practice in the world with over 60,000 employees. You’re invited to contribute to a unique environment that brings together the best in patient care, groundbreaking research and innovative medical education. Being a part of Mayo Clinic allows for more work-life balance, competitive compensation and generous benefits, career security and the ability to manage and coordinate patient care in the most efficient ways possible.

©2019 Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research. Post offer/pre-employment drug screening is required. Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).

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