Informatics Specialist - Health Sciences Research

Health Sciences Research
Position description
Supports scientific projects under the supervision of a Lead Informatics Specialist or a designated senior level Informatics Specialist. Develops scripts or software applications to support data management, data extraction and data analysis as required. Is knowledgeable in the handling and in the design of repository systems to contribute to the development of internal databases. Has basic expertise in the informatics methods used to analyze data. Contributes to the design of analytical procedures and executes analytical procedures in the framework of a specific project. Contributes to the interpretation of data analysis and to writing reports.
Recommended - Master’s degree in domain-relevant sciences (biology, chemistry, mathematics, physics, and statistics or health sciences) or domain informatics (computational biology, computational chemistry, bioinformatics, clinical informatics, medical imaging, and medical informatics) OR a BS in domain-relevant sciences with (1) at least 12 graduate level semester hours in informatics or domain-relevant sciences and (2) at least two years of informatics experience.
Additional qualifications
Helpful: A basic knowledge of current next generation sequencing technologies, cancer biology, medical developments, human physiology, and medical terminology.

Preferred: Experience with next generation sequencing pipeline development, and experience with Python and R. The ability to think logically and systematically to analyze and evaluate alternate solutions.

Essential: Strong organizational and documentation skills, proven written and oral communication skills, and the ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
Exemption status
Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.  The minimum salary every 2 weeks is approx $2,861.60, based on a full-time position.
Benefits eligible
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
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.
Clinical Labs and Research
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Frank Harris
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