Faculty Position in Breast Cancer Research - Jacksonville, FL
Mayo Clinic in Florida is seeking a breast cancer investigator (PhD or MD/PhD) to join our NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center. Ideal candidates will have a strong interest and experience in facilitating clinical, translational, and/or basic science research in breast cancer, a track record of publication in breast cancer research, and success securing extramural funding. The candidate selected for this position will be expected to build strong collaborative relationships with clinicians and research teams and partner with colleagues in the clinical practice.
The Mayo Clinic is an NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center, with a multisite presence. Its three campuses give the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center a broad geographic reach, enabling it to serve diverse patient populations around the world. The Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology at Mayo Clinic Florida includes over 24 board-certified hematologists and medical oncologists, offering highly skilled, state-of-the art care. The medical oncology team in Florida is known for its extensive involvement in the preclinical and clinical development of new breast cancer therapies as well as the identification and translation of cancer biomarkers. They are active participants in the NCI Specialized Program in Research Excellence (SPORE) grant, the Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology, and the NCI Experimental Therapeutics-Clinical Trials Network (ET-CTN). The division also supports an ACGME-accredited fellowship in Hematology/Oncology and the Mayo Medical School in Florida. The three campuses are also home to outstanding, internationally recognized physicians and scientists who collaborate across the full spectrum of cancer research, from basic biology to treatment, as they seek ways to reduce the burden of cancer.
Mayo Clinic is an integrated, multidisciplinary academic medical center with comprehensive programs in medical education and research that span across three campuses: Minnesota, Florida, and Arizona. We support a vibrant and diverse research enterprise, with programs in basic, translational, clinical, and population sciences. In 2017, the institution received over $446 million in extramural research awards supplemented with over $304 million of institutional support. Mayo Clinic has a large number of world-class faculty. Laboratories and shared resource facilities are state-of-the-art, including those for microscopy and imaging, cell and molecular biology, animal models, production of iPS cells and clinical grade MSCs, biomedical engineering and mathematics, materials testing, a Medical Genomics Facility, a Mouse Modeling Facility, Molecular and Microscopic Core Facilities, and unique Human Disease Tissue Banks. Mayo Clinic supports innovation and has a wealth of resources available – including an integrated EMR. We offer a highly competitive compensation package with sustained intramural funding, capital equipment funding, technical and computational resources, and exceptional benefits.
Jacksonville is a beautiful coastal Florida city that features excellent year-round climate, over 20 miles of beaches and outstanding outdoor recreational, cultural, and family-oriented amenities. The “River City by the Sea” has an excellent school system, reasonable cost of living and a thriving business environment.
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