Postdoctoral Fellow - Immunometabolism, Cancer Immunology

Scottsdale, Arizona
Commensurate with experience
June 24 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

Job Description

The Immunometabolism and Cancer Immunotherapy Lab has 2 fully funded, immediate openings for postdoctoral fellows. Our research focuses on developing new immunotherapy treatment strategies that improve therapeutic outcomes for people with advanced-stage ovarian cancer. Project 1 will involve determining the role of immunometabolism in ovarian cancer metastasis. Project 2 will elucidate the role of DNA damage repair in genomic instability and anti-tumor immunity. Successful candidates will utilize a variety of innovative approaches including metabolomics, transcriptomics, epigenomics, proteomics, live cell imaging, in vivo tumor models, and immunophenotyping using Digital Spatial Profiling. The appointee will participate in data analysis and dissemination of results and should thrive in a highly collaborative environment. The appointee will assist the PI in managing day-to-day operations of the lab, including managing technicians and will assist with mentoring undergraduate and graduate trainees. Prior background in Immunology and/or Cancer Biology is preferred along with prior experience with tissue culture, flow cytometry, and mouse models.

Please find out more information about the lab at:

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. 

To apply please provide the following:

  • Current curriculum vitae with bibliography
  • Cover letter
  • Names of three references

Why Mayo Clinic?

The Research shield at Mayo Clinic is committed to creating a diverse 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. That diversity is about opening up to unconventional ideas that create better outcomes while recognizing colleagues' unique contributions. Become part of the legacy that embraces these differences and enables us to provide the best care to patients from all over the world.


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.

Benefit Eligible




Full Time


Site Description

Over the next four years, 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.

With Phoenix being the sixth largest city in the nation, this sunny "desert metropolis" offers the amenities of a big city in the midst of a strikingly beautiful, rugged, southwest landscape.

Scottsdale frequently earns praise as a highly desirable place to live. The city's more than 200,000 residents enjoy a vibrant mix of culinary hot spots, arts and entertainment, professional and collegiate sports teams, and community resources. The region's desert climate promotes an outdoor lifestyle with a full complement of sports and recreation.





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