Postdoctoral/Research Fellow - Bioinformatics Program

Mayo Clinic
Job Location: 
Rochester, MN
Job Description: 

A Life-Changing Career
The Department of Health Sciences Research at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN is seeking a Postdoctoral/Research Fellow in the Bioinformatics Program. The candidate will contribute with his/her bioinformatics expertise to advancing translational genomics research sponsored by the Center for Individualized Medicine. Mayo Clinic has recently started using genome-sequencing based testing to guide clinical decision making for patients with rare diseases and advanced cancers, and will expand these activities in 2013. The process of taking cutting edge research findings and translating these into changes in clinical practice is considered a top strategic priority by Mayo Clinic leadership.


Candidates should have a PhD in bioinformatics, biology, biophysics or a related field and 2-4 years experience in research. Applicants with bioinformatics domain expertise in Clinical Genomics, Epigenomics, Pharmacogenomics, Metagenomics or in the integrated analysis of multiple omics data types are encouraged to apply. Must have domain expertise in genomics, proteomics or metabolomics data analysis and data interpretation. Candidates should have published evidence of having independently and successfully led research projects, preferably in Next Generation Sequencing, and presented research findings at regional, national or international conferences. Flexibility, creativity and excellent communication skills are a must.

Contact Information: 

To apply and learn more, please visit: and reference job posting 21254BR. Applications should include a CV and letter of interest.

Mayo Foundation is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer and educator. Post-offer/pre-employment drug screening is required.

About Our Organization: 

Mayo Clinic is an unparalleled clinical and academic community, which offers professional development opportunities, including protected time for education and research. A diverse patient population is served at Mayo Clinic with opportunities involving regional, national and international patients.

Mayo Clinic is an excellent choice for the candidate who is seeking a career in a world-class academic medical center that is consistently recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of America’s “Best Hospitals.” Mayo Clinic’s multi-disciplinary group practice focuses on providing high quality, compassionate medical care with a primary value that “the needs of the patient com first.” Mayo Clinic is a nonprofit organization with approximately 3,800 physicians and scientists across all locations working in a unique environment that brings together the best in patient care, groundbreaking research and innovative medical education.

Mayo Clinic offers a highly competitive compensation package, which includes exceptional benefits, and has been recognized by FORTUNE magazine as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For.”