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Developing and refining innovative personalized therapies and technologies for patients requires a talented, diverse and specialized collaborative team. This includes not only physicians and scientists but also a wide range of allied health and technical staff.

The Center for Individualized Medicine often has career opportunities available throughout its programs. Of particular interest are applicants with expertise in one or more of these areas:

  • Bioinformatics and systems biology
  • Information technology
  • Genetic counseling
  • Project management

Faculty careers

Search for openings for clinician-researchers and scientists by visiting Mayo Clinic's research careers page and filtering by role, keyword or location.

For more information about faculty openings, contact:

Natalie C. Brewster

Allied health careers

Visit Mayo Clinic's external applicant careers page and search by role, keyword or location.

Bioinformatics and systems biology

Master's and doctoral-level bioinformaticians are needed to develop, create and support:

  • Scientific data management systems and data visualization applications
  • Custom bioinformatics workflows for genomic data processing
  • Networking capabilities for moving large amounts of genomic data and facilitating external collaboration
  • Tools and applications to enable automation, new analytics, metadata management and data delivery

Information technology

Information technologists support personalized medicine by discovering, translating and applying software engineering techniques and solutions to:

  • Manage and store vast amounts of scientific and laboratory data
  • Enhance analytics, workflows and algorithms
  • Implement new hardware and large-scale infrastructure
  • Develop clinical decision-support tools for the electronic medical record
  • Perform clinical phenotyping and integrated molecular analysis

Genetic counseling

Genetic counselors play a pivotal role in individualized medicine by helping patients:

  • Become informed about genetic testing options
  • Understand the risks and benefits of genetic testing
  • Interpret results
  • Understand the implications of the results for themselves and their families

Additionally, genetic counselors provide psychosocial support to patients and families as they undergo genetic testing and learn their results. Genetic counselors work closely with Individualized Medicine Clinic physicians to determine next steps and make medical recommendations for patients and families, when applicable.

Project management

Project managers play an integral part in advancing the mission of the Center for Individualized Medicine and supporting the efficient implementation of the strategic plan by applying knowledge, skills, tools, and project and portfolio best practices to transform research into clinical tools.

For more information about allied health openings, contact:

Natalie C. Brewster

Workforce of the Future

Mayo Clinic researchers explain how data and computational expertise are revolutionizing individualized medicine.

Individualized medicine is just changing the way we practice. It's bringing an entirely new way of looking at the patient and looking at healthcare. There's a huge number of patients out there that have existed with rare and undiagnosed diseases, and for decades they had no answer. And now we've seen a revolution through individualized medicine that allows us to diagnose many of those patients, and truly transform their lives.

Today we're generating an enormous amount of data, and therefore we need computational expertise to be able to take all those pixels of data, all those bits of data, and put them together in a way that we can understand the puzzling situation of some diseases that affect patients.

One of the most important things we've come across is actually the education of the workforce. We need to educate our investigators so that they can understand the power of what the data can do as they're working toward these new discoveries. But just as much so, we need to educate our health care providers, so that when they're presented with this data and these opportunities to change the way they manage patients, they know what it means and they know how to react to that data.

We like to excite our researchers and technicians because this is what creates new discoveries, new opportunities.

You get it and you learn and you see things that you didn't even think were possible or you didn't even know existed, and it just lights up your imagination. This is a chance to do something that you're passionate about and change patients' lives. And that is really a tremendous thing.

From providing the best individualized care, to addressing the world's most challenging healthcare problems, Mayo researchers here at the Center are relentlessly pursuing discoveries that deliver hope and better health to people today, and for generations to come. Thank you.