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: (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. Liang Liu Lab

Post-Doctoral Associate – Dr. Wioletta Czaja Lab

A Postdoctoral Research Fellow position is available immediately in the laboratory of Dr. Liang Liu at the Hormel Institute, University of Minnesota. Our laboratory pursues both basic and translational cancer research using a combination of functional genomics and bioinformatics analysis, cell-based studies, clinical tumor specimens, and mouse models. Research topics include the identification of novel molecular targets and pathways in skin tumorigenesis, dissection of the crosstalk between genetic and epigenetic mechanisms in cancer and inflammation, and functional validation of biomarker genes that we identified for developing targeted cancer prevention and treatment.

This position will be responsible for leading research projects independently or with appropriate supervision as needed.

Required Qualifications

  • Ph.D, DDS, DVM, JD, MD or equivalent
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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Clinical Research and Outreach Nurse

The Hormel Institute, University of Minnesota has an exciting opportunity for a full-time, full benefits Clinical Research and Outreach Nurse. This position will provide clinical research support for clinical trials and community outreach cancer prevention and survivorship programs at The Hormel Institute playing a key role in all Institute clinical research processes as we continue to grow quickly.

This Clinical Research and Outreach Nurse opportunity will allow you to use your creative talents to help shape and guide this position by creating new and expanding existing programs, including partnerships, educational programs, and services related to clinical research. The Clinical Research and Outreach Nurse handles a varied portfolio of assignments and exercises independent judgment in prioritizing work, problem solving, and building constructive relationships with staff, faculty, patients, and other community members. A positive attitude and exceptional customer service skills are needed for this position in order to help create new partnerships. The Clinical Research and Outreach Nurse will report to the Community Outreach and Education Manager.

Required qualifications

  • BS degree in Nursing with at least two years of experience or a combination of related education and professional work experience to equal six years
  • Current MN Registered Nurse (RN) licensure
  • Experience handling sensitive and/or confidential information with tact and diplomacy
  • Experience analyzing and solving complex situations and issues clearly, creatively, and critically
  • Demonstrated a clear and excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Demonstrated organizational skills, timeliness, accuracy, and attention to detail
  • Ability to anticipate the needs of others and take appropriate action as needed
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For more information, contact either Minda or Katie:

Minda Anderson Katie Crowley
Human Resources Manager
Human Resources Generalist