Division of Biomedical Statistics and Informatics: IT Opportunities — Mayo Clinic

The division provides opportunities for information technology professionals in support of biomedical research. To check for current openings, review the information technology openings at Mayo Clinic's job website, searching with keywords such as bioinformatics, research, clinical informatics, and data management. At this site, you'll also be able to directly apply for an open position by completing an online application.

Candidates must have a B.S. degree in computer science or a related field. Proven written and oral communication skills are essential. Positions also require additional experience with specific programming languages, software tools or technologies as noted in the online posting. Desirable experience may include education or applied experience with the following:

  • Bioinformatics training. This training is related to an understanding of biology and bioinformatics applications within the genomics field.
  • Database and data warehousing technologies. This skill is related to the storage, indexing and analysis of biomedical data for applied research.
  • Java and J2EE technologies. This training is used for the development of component-based multitier enterprise applications to access and manipulate biomedical data.
  • Scientific programming. This expertise provides the ability to work in an innovative domain developing new algorithms and methods to solve scientific problems, particularly within the "omics" domain.
  • Text analytics and natural language processing (NLP). The process develops and applies algorithmic, pipelining and machine learning techniques to unstructured text in order to discover biomedical concepts, patterns and relationships.
  • Terminology and ontology development. This skill provides the ability to tag, categorize, annotate and classify biomedical knowledge.
  • Terminology and metadata standards. This skill provides for consistent and shareable data to enhance interpretation and reuse in the research community.