Mayo Clinic

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Bioinformatics/Biostatistics

Mayo Clinic

Rochester, MN, United States

The Research Fellow will be mentored by Dr. Jun Chen in the Division of Biomedical Statistics and Informatics to develop and apply computational and statistical tools/pipelines for analyzing genomics, metagenomics and metabolomics data, and make an important contribution to the Microbiome Program in the Center for Individualized Medicine. The fellow will have opportunities to interact with principal investigators from diverse medical fields and is expected to lead both methodological and collaborative projects, develop bioinformatics/biostatistics pipelines, and contribute to manuscripts.

Ph.D. graduates in a quantitative field (e.g. bioinformatics, biostatistics, statistics, genomics, computer science) with strong computational and programming skills are encouraged to apply. The position will be open until the best-fit candidate is identified. Generous benefits and salary will be provided.

Specific qualifications we are looking for include:

  • Experience in developing computational/statistical tools for genetics/genomics/metagenomics data analysis
  • Proficiency in some programming language(s) such as R, Python and C/C++; Familiar with Unix environment
  • Ability to conduct independent research and draft manuscripts
  • A good team member and has strong presentation and communication skills

Please attach the following required documents at the time of application:

  1. Current curriculum vitae and bibliography
  2. Three letters of recommendation, signed, on letterhead, describing:
  3. Relationship to the applicant
  4. Past work/academic performance
  5. Work qualities/personal conduct
  6. Overall assessment of potential for success in research environment
  7. Doctoral degree certification, if applicable Original or notarized copy of diploma or final transcript issued by school (English translation required).


  • Must have a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent doctoral degree in a field deemed relevant by the program
  • Research Fellow is appropriate for individuals who have completed no more than one prior postdoctoral fellowship, at Mayo Clinic or elsewhere

Additional Qualifications:

  • License or certification
  • Exemption status
  • Compensation Detail
  • Benefits eligible
  • Hours / Pay period
  • Weekend schedule
  • Site description

Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life

Please apply via recruiter’s website.