Careers In Personalized Medicine
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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
Search openings for clinician-researchers and scientists by visiting Mayo Clinic's physician and scientist careers page and selecting "Research" in the "Search by Specialty" drop-down box.
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Allied health careers
Visit Mayo Clinic's external applicant careers page and search by job type or keyword.
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 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 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 family
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 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.
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