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Mayo Clinic Research Technologist in Rochester, Minnesota

City Rochester

State Minnesota

Telecommute No

Department Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

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.

Position description

The Microscopy and Cell Analysis Core is seeking a motivated individual to join our Electron Microscopy (EM) team to provide electron microscopy services in support of clinical testing and research projects within the Mayo Clinic enterprise. The EM technologist interacts with all laboratory users in order to accomplish specific research and clinical goals with respect to electron microscopy procedures. Duties include tissue processing, embedding and sectioning. Other responsibilities of the position involve scoping tissues on the electron microscope for ultrastructural indicators of disease and reporting to Mayo pathologists.


  • Requires bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry, or other relevant science.

Additional qualifications

  • Must have excellent communication skills and the ability to work well with a variety of personalities.

  • Experience in light and/or electron microscopy is highly desirable.

  • Must exhibit a solid understanding of lab techniques, equipment, and safety.

  • Must have the ability to organize and carry out laboratory techniques independently and in a team setting.

  • Experience with basic data analysis is required.

  • This position requires demonstrated writing skills.

Exemption status Non-exempt

Compensation Detail

Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $23.56 per hour.

Benefits eligible Yes

Schedule Full Time

Hours / Pay period 80

Schedule details

Preferred candidate must be able to work an 8-hour shift, M-F, 9am-6pm, or as directed by need.

The position may include some non-traditional working hours (evenings and weekends).

Weekend schedule NA

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 Clinical Labs and Research

Career profile Research

Job posting number 148707BR

Recruiter Chadwick Musolf

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.