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Faculty Position in Pulmonary Research

Rochester, Minnesota (US)
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Apr 28, 2024

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Application Deadline: Wednesday, May 1, 2024

The Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester (MN), is actively seeking candidates for an open-rank tenure-track position in pulmonary research. 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 funding. We have a wide-ranging interest in researchers whose exploring mechanisms of normal and diseased lung biology. We also encourage applicants who are pioneering novel technologies to explore and visualize dynamic cellular processes, bioinformatics, genome editing, blastocyst complementation etc. The successful candidate will demonstrate an ongoing commitment to education, and mentorship within our collaborative and inclusive departmental culture. Joint appointments can be obtained with basic science departments at Mayo Clinic that support graduate training programs in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Physiology and Biomedical Engineering, Immunology, and Molecular Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. Excellent institutional core facilities are available to support the research mission. 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 8 different disciplines.

MAYO CLINIC offers highly competitive startup, ongoing 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.

APPLICATIONS should include a cover letter, CV with bibliography, names and contact information of four references, a 2-page statement of research interests, and a 1-page summary of past and planned contributions to equity, inclusion, and diversity. Faculty appointment level and salary will be determined based on the candidate’s experience and qualifications.

Questions may be directed to: Natalie Brewster at


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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