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Mayo Clinic Co-Director, Biochemical Genetics Laboratory in Rochester, Minnesota

City Rochester

State Minnesota

Telecommute No

Department Laboratory Medicine & Pathology

Why Mayo Clinic

Join the authority in medicine and partner with the nation’s best hospital (U.S. News & World Report 2020-2021), ranked #1 in more specialties than any other care provider. At Mayo Clinic, we believe there is a better path to healing that humanizes the practice of health care and inspires hope in the people who need it most. You will be part of an amazing diverse team committed to solving the most serious and complex medical challenges – one patient at a time.

Position description

The Division or Laboratory Genetics and Genomics within the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota is recruiting a Co-Director of the Biochemical Genetics Laboratory (BGL). Qualified candidates should hold an MD/DO and/or PhD and be board-certified or board-eligible in Clinical Biochemical Genetics by the American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ABMGG). The ideal candidate would have a strong interest in developing laboratory expertise and eventually become a leader in the areas of congenital disorders of glycosylation, porphyrias, and enzymology using traditional and innovative technologies. Prior knowledge and exposure to CLIR (Collaborative Laboratory Integrated Reports) software is desirable.

Mayo Clinic is a unique practice environment, focused on the needs of the patient and dedicated to teamwork. BGL is an interdisciplinary group led by six physicians/scientists and four genetic counselors working in a state-of-the-art environment to provide newborn screening, biochemical genetic testing and result interpretation of the highest quality for the diagnosis, study and clinical care of patients with inborn errors of metabolism and other related conditions. BGL offers an unparalleled and rapidly growing menu of clinical tests, from high throughput screening to testing for ultra-rare inborn errors of metabolism.

BGL works closely with colleagues across the institution, particularly within the Department of Clinical Genomics and the Center for Individualized Medicine, and offers a stimulating environment for professional growth and career development.

Benefits eligible Yes

Schedule Full Time

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.

Category Physicians & Scientists

Specialty Laboratory Medicine & Pathology

Job posting number 152375BR

Recruiter David Binder

Equal opportunity

As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.