The Hormel Institute is hiring!

Candidates interested in applying for a position with The Hormel Institute can view current openings below and follow application instructions through University of Minnesota.

Link to UMN Job Site: https://humanresources.umn.edu/content/find-job (Select External Applicants and then in the Search Jobs Section: type in Hormel)

Are you interested in a Post-Doctoral position with The Hormel Institute but do not see a job posting for one? Reach out today to our HR team and send them your Cover Letter and CV and someone will be in touch with you.

Post-Doctoral Associate — Dr. Jarrod French Lab

Post-Doctoral Associate – Dr. Wioletta Czaja Lab

We are currently seeking a postdoc with experience in mass spectrometry to work in a vibrant, multi-disciplinary environment. Our well-funded research group has numerous ongoing projects in infectious disease, cancer biology, drug discovery, and metabolism, all with the ultimate goal of developing new treatments for human disease. Our team, which includes chemists, biophysicists, biochemists, and biologists, work together using a best-tool-for-the-job approach. We regularly employ a wide range of tools and techniques, including those from structural biology, microscopy, chemical synthesis, mechanistic enzymology, and mass spectrometry.

Additional information about the lab can be found on the French Lab website (https://sbufrenchlab.wordpress.com), and further information about The Hormel Institute can be found at the HI site (https://www.hi.umn.edu). Interested applicants can reach out to the PI (Jarrod French: jfrench@umn.edu), follow the links on the HI careers page, or apply directly through the University of Minnesota Jobs site.

Required Qualifications

  • PhD in Chemistry, Biochemistry or related field and have experience with research using mass spectrometry or LC-MS, preferably for targeted metabolomics. Exceptional candidates lacking mass spectrometry experience will also be considered.
  • Demonstrated record of productivity, and possess excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and in small groups, and have a strong work ethic.
This position is in the laboratory of DNA Repair and Genome stability investigating fundamental processes of mutagenesis and carcinogenesis. The position seeks a dedicated, innovation-driven individual interested in multi-disciplinary approaches and collaborative research addressing mechanisms of DNA damage and repair in cancer development and treatment. We have a number of NIH-funded projects focused on epigenetic, chromatin-based regulation of DNA repair pathways and development of new methodologies enabling genome-wide profiling of mutagenic and carcinogenic DNA adducts. The position provides access to state-of-the art, modern research laboratory equipment, offers unique opportunity of getting involved in multiple, collaborative research projects.

Required Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Cell Biology, or related Biomedical Sciences.
  • Experience using mammalian cell culture and standard molecular biology techniques
  • Strategic planning, prioritization and goal setting
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Post-Doctoral Associate — Dr. Ilana Chefetz-Menaker Lab

Researcher Technician – Dr. Jarrod French Lab

Job Duties and Responsibilities

A Postdoctoral position for an extremely motivated researcher to study the role of molecular and metabolic aspects of cell-programmed necrosis (necroptosis) in Ovarian Cancer Stem cells is available at Institute, University of Minnesota in Austin, MN in the Laboratory of Dr. Ilana Chefetz. Our lab aims to expand our understanding of necroptosis and energy metabolism and provide critical pre-clinical studies for a potential novel Cancer Stem cells targeted therapeutics to prevent recurrent ovarian cancer.

https://www.cell.com/cell-reports/pdfExtended/S2211-1247(19)30203-7
https://www.the-scientist.com/scientist-to-watch/ilana-chefetz-confronts-ovarian-cancer-29868

Required Qualifications

  • PhD degree in molecular and cellular biology or biomedical sciences
  • Knowledge of English (both verbal and written) are required
We are currently seeking a research technician with experience in mass spectrometry to work in a vibrant, multi-disciplinary environment. Our well-funded research group has numerous ongoing projects in infectious disease, cancer biology, drug discovery and metabolism, all with the ultimate goal of developing new treatments for human disease. Our team, which includes chemists, biophysicists, biochemists and biologists, work together using a best-tool-for-the-job approach. We regularly employ a wide range of tools and techniques, including those from structural biology, microscopy, chemical synthesis, mechanistic enzymology and mass spectrometry.

Additional information about the lab can be found on the French Lab website (https://sbufrenchlab.wordpress.com), and further information about the Hormel Institute can be found at the HI site (https://www.hi.umn.edu). Interested applicants can reach out to the PI (Jarrod French: jfrench@umn.edu)

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s degree and two years of related experiences or BS/BA degree and four years of related experiences
  • Demonstrated record of productivity, and possess excellent communication skills
  • Evidence of the ability to work independently and in small groups, and have a strong work ethic
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Cryo-EM/Cryo-ET Professor/Associate Professor

We are seeking investigators who apply Cryo-EM/Cryo-ET towards the understanding of important questions in biomedical sciences, complementing our current strengths in structural biology, cell biology, and cancer biology. While we are particularly interested in Cryo-ET expertise, we encourage investigators developing Cryo-EM and/or Cryo-ET methods to apply.

Candidates should have a track record of outstanding leadership within relevant research areas, including Cryo-Em focus. They should also possess a proven track record of providing visionary leadership and management of an organization through transition, exceptional strategic thinking skills, passion for and commitment to cancer research as an imperative, proven journey in securing research funding, building relationships, and demonstrated strengths in managing department development.

Required Qualifications

  • M.D., Ph.D., or M.D/Ph.D. with strong background in biochemistry/biophysics/structural biology.
  • Have an active and internationally visible research program and proven track record utilizing cryo-ET and/or cryo-EM.
  • Candidates from within the US should have active extramural funding.
  • All candidates should have evidence of a strong publication record in disciplines related to the position

 

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For more information, contact either Minda or Katie:

Minda Anderson Katie Crowley
Human Resources Manager
mrueb@umn.edu
507-437-9603
Human Resources Generalist
crowl294@umn.edu
507-437-9672