Physician Scientist - Cardiovascular Genomics
- Location: Jacksonville, FL
- Posted: Oct 13, 2017
The Mayo Clinic Departments of Cardiovascular Diseases and Clinical Genomics and Center for Individualized Medicine seeks an outstanding Physician-Scientist to lead the program in Cardiovascular Genomics and help grow the Cardiogenomics Clinical Practice. This institutionally-funded physician-scientist position is intended to develop a new independent translational and/or clinical research program leading to important discoveries and clinical applications that will impact currently unmet needs of cardiovascular patients. This position includes a substantial amount of protected time for research.
We are seeking a board-certified MD or MD/PhD candidate with broad understanding of genomics and cardiovascular disease. The candidate must possess clinical experience as well as experience directing research projects, securing extramural funding, and a strong publication record. A proven record of collaborative science endeavors is also desired.
The Department of Cardiovascular Diseases at Mayo Clinic in Florida is part of one enterprise Cardiovascular Department across all Mayo Clinic sites. The research portfolio at Mayo Clinic in Florida is supported by NIH grants, foundation awards and philanthropic gifts.
Mayo Clinic is an integrated, multidisciplinary academic medical center with comprehensive programs in medical education and research that spans across three group practice sites. We support a vibrant research enterprise, with programs in basic, translational, clinical and population sciences. In 2014, the institution received nearly $371 million in extramural research awards, supplemented with over $276 million of institutional support. Mayo Clinic has a large number of world class faculty
laboratory and state-of-the-art shared resource facilities, 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, Molecular and Microscopic Core Facilities, and unique Human Disease Tissue Banks. We offer a highly competitive compensation package with sustained intramural funding, capital equipment funding, technical and
computational resources and exceptional benefits.