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Faculty Position in Molecular & Cell Biology

Rochester, Minnesota (US)
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Dec 20, 2023

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Life Sciences, Molecular Biology
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THE DEPARTMENT OF BIOCHEMISTRY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY (BMB) at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester (MN), is actively seeking candidates for an open-rank tenure-track position in Cell and Molecular Biology. Applicants should demonstrate a strong track record of peer-reviewed publications and the ability to conduct cutting-edge research. Competitive candidates at the Assistant Professor level are expected to have obtained an NIH K level award or equivalent. Candidates at the Associate Professor or above should hold R01 or equivalent. We have a wide-ranging interest in researchers whose expertise covers areas including cell signaling and communication, functional genomics, genome editing, genetics/epigenetics, RNA biology, and metabolism. We also encourage applicants who are pioneering novel technologies to explore and visualize dynamic cellular processes. The successful candidate will demonstrate an ongoing commitment to education, and mentorship within our collaborative and inclusive departmental culture.

THE BMB DEPARTMENT is the largest and oldest science department at Mayo Clinic, including over 50 investigators committed to the mission of discovering, pioneering, and sharing knowledge of molecular and biochemical mechanisms driving health and disease. Excellent institutional core facilities are available to support the research mission. BMB faculty are internationally known innovative scientists dedicated to graduate and post-graduate training. Faculty enjoy internal collaborations and joint appointments with many clinical departments and centers, including the Mayo Clinic Comprehensive Cancer Center, Kogod Center on Aging, Pirnie Translational PKD Center, Center for Biomedical Discovery, Center for Individualized Medicine, and Center for Regenerative Biotherapeutics.

MAYO CLINIC is a multidisciplinary academic medical center with over 4,000 physicians and scientists in an integrated multi-campus system. Consistently recognized as the best hospital in the nation by U.S. News and World Report and as one of the top hospitals and health systems in 2022 by Diversity Inc., Mayo Clinic has committed $100M in this decade to support anti-racism, equity, and inclusion. Mayo Clinic supports a vibrant and diverse research enterprise, with programs in basic, translational, clinical, and data sciences. The institution expends more than $1B in research annually, including over $600M in extramural research awards, and $400M of institutional support. The Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences engages a unique model in training PhD and MD-PhD students in BMB and seven other disciplines. 

MAYO CLINIC offers highly competitive startup, program support, and compensation packages with exceptional benefits to enable staff to achieve their personal and professional goals. Mayo Clinic is among the few U.S. companies to provide a pension benefit at no cost to employees, with 403(b) and 457(b) options allowing an employer match. Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive and equitable environment, recognizing that diverse teams make better and more innovative decisions when facing complex problems. 


Mayo Clinic is top-ranked in more specialties than any other care provider by U.S. News & World Report. We have a vast array of opportunities ranging from Nursing, Clinical, to Finance, IT, Administrative, Research and Support Services to name a few. Across all locations, you’ll find career opportunities that support diversity, equity and inclusion. At Mayo Clinic, we invest in you with opportunities for growth and development and our benefits and compensation package are highly competitive. We invite you to be a part of our team where you’ll discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism, mutual respect, and most importantly, a life-changing career!  

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