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Mayo Clinic Data Scientist - Neurology in Rochester, Minnesota

Why Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic is the nation's best hospital (U.S. News & World Report, 2020-2021) and ranked #1 in more specialties than any other care provider. We have a vast array of opportunities ranging from Nursing, Clinical, to Finance, IT, Administrative, Research and Support Services to name a few. Across all locations, you’ll find career opportunities that support diversity, equity and inclusion. At Mayo Clinic, we invest in you with opportunities for growth and development and our benefits and compensation package are highly competitive. We invite you to be a part of our team where you’ll discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism, mutual respect, and most importantly, a life-changing career!

Mayo Clinic offers a variety of employee benefits. For additional information please visit Mayo Clinic Benefits (https://jobs.mayoclinic.org/benefits/) . Eligibility may vary.

Position description

Data Scientists in the Neurology Artificial Intelligence Program at Mayo Clinic analyze large bodies of heterogenous physiological data in a cloud environment to develop tools that will enhance clinical decision making and improve patient outcomes. This position works closely in conjunction with Neurology faculty to produce tools and methods tailored for real world clinical use. This role also works closely with software development and IT teams to integrate Department of Neurology data science and machine learning workflows with Mayo Clinic’s institutional cloud and IT infrastructure. Data scientists also support Neurology research efforts by participating in publications and proposals for funding. This role interfaces directly with departmental and institutional leadership, and is responsible for organizing, assessing, and presenting milestones and performance metrics. This role is primarily an individual contributor, but will also involve team leadership and mentorship of more junior analysts or engineers.

Other responsibilities:

  • Participates in multidisciplinary teams to design, develop, and recommend new approaches for data driven clinical decision support.

  • Leads discovery processes on pioneering AI/ML based approaches to solve complex data problems across a variety of domains.

  • Has deep expertise in the methods used to analyze data and deep knowledge of data types, topics, and scientific challenges and approaches that will be used to help inform and define new products, experiences and technologies.

  • Guides and educates the data science team to provide unbiased and accurate information, analysis, consultation, and recommendations to support strategic and operational data science initiatives at Mayo Clinic.

  • Will develop analytics tools that can be used by other staff with non-technical expertise.

Qualifications

PhD degree in domain-relevant sciences (mathematics, computer science, statistics, physics, data science, engineering, health science or other domain-relevant field) with at least four years of informatics, Artificial Intelligence, data science and/or machine learning. The preferred candidate will need to demonstrate excellent technical skills and experience in the following areas:

  • Programming and software development practices

  • Statistics and machine learning

  • Raw, unstructured data processing and analysis, in particular time series data

The successful candidate will need to have both technical and business background/experience along with strong leadership skills. Experience leading technical/quantitative teams and in-depth business or practice knowledge is required.

Demonstrated ability to develop predictive and prescriptive models on large-scale datasets to address various business problems through leveraging advanced statistical modeling, machine learning, or data mining techniques, is required. Demonstrated application of several problem-solving methodologies, planning techniques, continuous improvement methods, project management methods, and analytical tools and methodologies (e.g. machine learning, statistical packages, modeling, etc.) required. Incumbent must have ability to independently manage a varied workload of projects with multiple priorities and stay current on healthcare trends and enterprise changes. Excellent interpersonal skills to include presentation, negotiation, persuasion, and written communications skills are required. Exceptional time management is required. In addition, requires excellent analytical skills, consulting skills, ability to deploy data science solutions, ability to identify and recommend solutions, advanced computer application skills and a commitment to customer service. Experience with data modeling and date exploration tools. Expertise in the use of scientific computing and data management packages. Demonstrated ability to prioritize, organize, and delegate various tasks on projects. Demonstrated initiative in administration, education (seminars, training), software development, and technical reports.

Additional qualifications

The successful candidate will also require a basic familiarity with the Python data science ecosystem and modern cloud services (GCP, AWS, or Azure), as well as good business acumen and communication skills via presentations and documentation, the ability to manage multiple projects, and the ability to work well within a multidisciplinary team with minimal direct supervision. Experience with physiological data (e.g., brain imaging, EEG, EMG, gait and movement analysis, etc.) is desirable but not required.

Exemption status

Exempt

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 $5117.60, based on a full-time position.

Benefits eligible

Yes

Schedule

Full Time

Hours / Pay period

80

Schedule details

Regular working hours

Weekend schedule

as needed (uncommon)

Remote

No

International Assignment

No

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.

Recruiter

Jill Squier

EOE

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.

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.

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.

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