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Nurse Scientist

Job ID 146745BR Date posted 04/01/2023
  • Eau Claire, WI
  • Full Time
  • Benefit Eligible
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At Mayo Clinic, you will become a vital member of a dynamic team at one of the world's most exceptional health care institutions. Our Nursing Care Model combines Relationship-Based Care with an evidence-based approach. This allows for a stronger connection between patient and caregiver, and a more individualized, appropriate type of care. You will also discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism and mutual respect, and—most importantly—a life-changing career.

Job Description

CityEau Claire




Why Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic is top-ranked in more specialties than any other care provider according to U.S. News & World Report. As we work together to put the needs of the patient first, we are also dedicated to our employees, investing in competitive compensation and comprehensive benefit plans – to take care of you and your family, now and in the future. And with continuing education and advancement opportunities at every turn, you can build a long, successful career with Mayo Clinic. You’ll thrive in an environment that supports innovation, is committed to ending racism and supporting diversity, equity and inclusion, and provides the resources you need to succeed.


Mayo Clinic nurse scientists engage in clinically based research to improve the health and well-being of patients and their caregivers across the life span.  At Mayo Clinic, you will be part of an amazing team committed to solving the most serious and complex health care challenges – one patient at a time. To learn more visit:

Nurse scientists engage with Mayo Clinic physicians and scientists from a variety of disciplines as well as with those external to Mayo Clinic to generate knowledge in fields that span the continuum of care. Mayo Clinic nurse scientists focus on generating symptom science, self-management science, and caregiving science to improve the health of patients with complex conditions. Mayo Clinic nurse scientists are expected to develop and sustain a focused program of research supported by competitive extramural federal/foundation funding sources as well as competitive intramural funding with evidence of a robust publication record. 

Mayo Clinic is an integrated, multidisciplinary academic medical center and supports a vibrant and diverse research enterprise. We lead or contribute to national efforts in basic, translational, clinical, and population sciences.  Mayo Clinic Health System links Mayo Clinic’s respected expertise in patient care, research and education with Mayo’s community-focused multi-specialty groups in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa. We offer a highly competitive compensation package and exceptional benefits that enable staff to achieve work-life balance. Benefits include top-notch medical care, flexible scheduling, generous vacation time, professional expense accounts, free preferential parking, and so much more!

Mayo Clinic Health System based in Eau Claire, WI offers a full range of medical services through a network of community-based health care providers throughout west-central Wisconsin. It is committed to collaborate to assess and address health needs in these local communities, as well as advance population health by strengthening the quality of life, health and well-being.  Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire is recognized as a Best Hospital in Northwestern Wisconsin (U.S. News & World Report, 2022-2023).

Eau Claire, Wisconsin, with a metro area of 163,000 is home to the 11,000 students at the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire. Mayo Clinic and UW-Eau Claire partner via a groundbreaking research agreement – only 2 of its kind in the U.S. – to unite the strength of a clinical organization and an academic institution to create innovative research opportunities.  These team science initiatives directly impact patient care as well as empower faculty and students to explore new interests via the power of collaboration. 

Eau Claire, Wisconsin thrives due to its strong schools, outstanding music and art scene, low crime rate, and a reasonable cost of living. It is not surprising it is #28 on’s Top 100 Places to Live.  There are many recreational options, which include hiking, biking, kayaking, fishing, and boating.  The Eau Claire culture is unique and its sense of community makes it feel like home to both locals and visitors. Additionally, its strong positions in retail, education, recreation and medicine make it a unique, wonderful and diverse place to live, raise a family, and practice medicine.

Applications should include a CV with Bibliography, Cover Letter, Statement of Research Interests, and contact information of three professional references.

For questions about the position, please contact:
Linda L. Chlan, Ph.D., R.N., ATSF, FAAN
Associate Dean for Nursing Research


Candidates must have a PhD, be licensed/eligible to be licensed as a registered nurse in Wisconsin and have completed a post-doctoral fellowship.

Exemption Status


Compensation Detail

Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.

Benefits Eligible



Full Time

Hours/Pay Period


International Assignment



Jennifer Schilbe
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Career Path

Mayo Clinic offers many different nursing career opportunities to meet the needs of nursing professionals with a variety of educational and work experiences.

Whether you have a vocational certificate, or an associate, bachelor's, master's or doctoral degree, Mayo Clinic's multidisciplinary, team-oriented work environment presents opportunities that are rarely experienced elsewhere.

High School Diploma/Vocational Degree

  • Health Unit Coordinator
  • Surgical Core/Sterilization Technician
  • Patient Care/Nursing Assistant or Technician
  • Emergency Department Technician
  • IV Technician
  • Urology Technician
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Medical Assistant
  • Associate Degree
  • Registered Nurse
  • Certified Surgical Technologist

Bachelor's Degree

  • Certified Surgical Assistant
  • Clinical Resource Nurse
  • Nursing Research
  • Social Worker
  • Registered Nurse
  • Nurse Supervisor
  • Nurse Manager

Graduate Degree

  • Nursing Education Specialist
  • Nurse Scientist
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  • Nurse Leadership
  • Social Worker


  • Pension & 403(b)/401(k) Match

  • Continuing Medical Education

  • Paid Time Off & Disability

  • Relocation Assistance

  • Choose From a Wide Number of Specialties and Settings

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Equal opportunity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. Learn more about "EEO is the Law." Mayo Clinic participates in E-Verify and may provide the Social Security Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

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Job offers

Job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a post offer placement assessment including a urine drug screen, immunization review and tuberculin (TB) skin testing, if applicable.


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