Informatics Scientist - Tenure Track, Center for Precision Medicine Research

Marshfield Clinic Research Institute
Center for Precision Medicine Research
United States Wisconsin Marshfield


Marshfield Clinic Research Institute (MCRI) is the largest private medical research institute in Wisconsin. MCRI is the research division of Marshfield Clinic, an integrated multispecialty health care system with over 700 physicians and 50+ regional centers. MCRI consists of research centers in clinical research, agricultural health and safety, epidemiology, human genetics, biomedical informatics and integrated laboratory services. It also provides a range of support services for physician and scientist investigators, including biostatistics, protocol and grant preparation, research publication and core laboratory support.

The Informatics Scientist – Tenure Track position will conduct high quality, independent, and original research. This individual will publish research results in leading peer-reviewed journals/books, and compete successfully for extramural funding. The Informatics Scientist - Tenure Track collaborates and consults with other Marshfield Clinic Research Institute (MCRI) scientists and Marshfield clinician investigators. This individual will contribute expertise in the design, conduct, analysis of a wide range of research aimed at precision medicine and participate in Center, MCRI and national scientific duties, such as committee membership, presentations at professional conferences, and peer review of research proposals and publications. The Informatics Scientist – Tenure Track will help to maintain an effective work environment within the Center and MCRI and promote positive relationships with the communities and patients served by Marshfield Clinic Health System (MCHS). While research activities will be determined by the individual’s interest, research in the following areas are most likely to reinforce MCRI’s mission to enrich lives through discovery, translation and application of scientific knowledge that improves human health and well-being: translational biomedical informatics and the design of novel information systems; data science or predictive machine learning; decision support; natural language processing; or bioinformatics. This position may at the rank of Associate Research Scientist, but it may be revised to Research Scientist or Senior Research Scientist based on the applicant’s qualifications and record of accomplishments.

Marshfield Clinic Health System is committed to enriching the lives of others through accessible, affordable compassionate healthcare. Successful applicants will listen, serve and put the needs of patients and customers first.


• PhD in Medical Informatics, Computer Science, Data Science, Biomedical informatics, Computational Biology, Computer vision or a related field.
• The level of position will be based on years of experience and accomplishments in a bioinformatics, data science, computational biology or computer vision or computational health related field.
• Successful record of securing external funding preferred

Working at Marshfield Clinic Health System, you will also enjoy the following benefits:
• Low cost of living within clean, safe environments
• Stable communities and short commutes
• Outstanding schools and affordable housing
• Plenty of recreational activities for all four seasons
• Comprehensive benefits package
• Employer funded retirement
• Generous paid time off

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Start date

As soon as possible

Start date

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Marshfield Clinic Health System
1000 N. Oak Ave., Marshfield, WI 54449

Marshfield Clinic Health System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Angela Koehler, Human Resources