Medical Illustrator - Department of Education

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Position description
Strategically positioned in the Department of Education at Mayo Clinic, the Division of Biomedical and Scientific Visualization is growing and expanding. Join our team of medical illustrators and animators to explore new ways of using your skills and knowledge to expertly communicate complex biomedical information and exemplify Mayo Clinic’s standards of quality and excellence.

As part of the in-house team, this Medical Illustrator role provides direct service to clients across the entire enterprise. In collaboration with a surgeons, faculty and other medical professionals, the Medical Illustrator produces educational illustrations depicting biomedical and scientific content for a variety of uses including professional publication, presentation and educational curricula. Duties include all aspects of illustration development.

Position will require both remote and on-site work. Candidate may be required to travel to Mayo Clinic Rochester, MN for essential project work, client meetings and in-person team meetings.
The preferred level of education is a post graduate degree (MS, MFA or MA) in the field of Medical Illustration, requiring at least two years of full-time study after a college degree.

A BFA, BA or BS degree in Medical Illustration or Fine Art (drawing) from an accredited University, College or School of Design is required. At least 10 - 15 years of successful, professional experience in the field of medical illustration is also required to offset lack of graduate level degree.

A portfolio is required to be considered for this position. Please add a link to your portfolio on your resume.
Additional qualifications
3D modelling and/or animation skills are a plus.
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 $2,750.40, based on a full-time position.
Benefits eligible
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
Full Time
Schedule details
8am-5pm weekdays
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.
Administration, Business, Finance, Support Services
Job posting number
Pauline Ptacek-Raiche
Equal opportunity employer
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