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Mayo Clinic Research Fellow - Anesthesiology in Rochester, Minnesota

Why Mayo Clinic

The Research shield at Mayo Clinic is committed to creating a diverse environment and recognizes that diverse research teams make better decisions, are more equipped to solve complex problems and adapt to change, and produce better outcomes. That diversity is about opening up to unconventional ideas that create better outcomes, while recognizing colleagues' unique contributions. Become part of the legacy that embraces these differences and enables us to provide the best care to patients from all over the world.

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

The Clinical Informatics in Intensive Care Laboratory at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN is looking for a motivated post-doctoral. The program is concerned with all aspects of development, testing, adoption and implementation of health information technologies in both research and clinical settings. The applicant needs to work effectively within multi-disciplinary teams which requires collaboration among clinicians, informatics experts, IT and health care delivery experts.

Successful candidates will have earned a doctoral degree in a field such as data science, information science, statistics, computer science or engineering. In this role you will train in the Clinical Informatics research program of Mayo Clinic principal investigators. This opportunity performing Computer Vision projects applying to real hospital scenarios.

The data science postdoc will have experience in the following core areas:

  • Applied statistics

  • Applied machine learning using Computer vision frameworks

  • Understanding of optical technologies and equipment

We are looking for a someone who has:

  • Background and experience in machine learning / deep learning algorithms applied to Computer vision applications such as automatic face recognition, and interpretation of the expression.

  • Using computer vision frameworks (YOLO, TensowFlow, OpenCV etc).

  • Skills with data-manipulation and data-analysis tools (SQL, DB2, Python)

  • Writes clean, correct, maintainable and well-documented code

  • Excellent written, verbal communication skills and time-management skills.

  • Publishing, presenting, and disseminating research in computer vision communities.

This is a one-year appointment with the possibility of extension based on the direction of the research and funding.

A Research Fellow at Mayo Clinic is a temporary position intended to provide training and education in research. Individuals will train in the research program of a Mayo Clinic principal investigator. Qualified individuals will demonstrate the potential for research as evidenced by their training and peer-reviewed publications and should become competitive for national research grants. Proof of English proficiency is required for J-1 Short-Term Scholars, Research Scholars, Professors, Specialists, and Student Interns sponsored by Mayo Clinic.

The following is required for completeness of application:

  • Current curriculum vitae with bibliography

  • Proof of doctoral degree (copy of diploma or final transcript with English translation, if applicable) or a letter from your university's Registrar office indicating you have fulfilled all doctoral program requirements and are eligible to graduate.

Please also be prepared that you may be asked to provide three letters of recommendation to the hiring PI prior to an interview.


Must have a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent doctoral degree in a field deemed relevant by the program. Research Fellow is appropriate for individuals who have completed no more than one prior postdoctoral fellowship, at Mayo Clinic or elsewhere.

Benefits eligible



Full Time



International Assignment


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.


Lei Feng

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.