Senior Data Science Analyst

Full time

Employment Information

Why Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic is top-ranked in more specialties than any other care provider according to U.S. News & World Report. As we work together to put the needs of the patient first, we are also dedicated to our employees, investing in competitive compensation and comprehensive benefit plans – to take care of you and your family, now and in the future. And with continuing education and advancement opportunities at every turn, you can build a long, successful career with Mayo Clinic. You’ll thrive in an environment that supports innovation, is committed to ending racism and supporting diversity, equity and inclusion, and provides the resources you need to succeed.


Data Scientists at Mayo Clinic perform detailed analysis of large bodies of heterogeneous data in order to discover new patterns and insights having an impact upon patient health and augmenting human capabilities. Candidate has advanced expertise in AI, machine learning, deep learning, statistical data processing, regression techniques, neural networks, decision trees, clustering, pattern recognition, probability theory and data science methods and the mathematical theories underlying these tools used to analyze data. Has advanced knowledge of healthcare data types, topics, and scientific challenges and approaches. May work with knowledge architects, informaticians and clinicians at Mayo, and partner outside companies to develop and deploy applications to bring AI and analytic solutions to nontechnical users, often at the point of care. Applies and modifies existing scripts or software applications to support data management, data extraction, data analysis, and AI as required May develop predictive models on large-scale datasets to address various business problems through leveraging advanced statistical modeling, operations research, machine learning, or data mining techniques. May provide Consultative Services at an enterprise level to departments/divisions and/or support scientific projects under the supervision of a designated senior level data scientist.

Other responsibilities:

  • Provides advanced data insights for complex business problems that can be approached with analytics techniques to collect, explore, and extract insights from structured and unstructured data.
  • Has advanced expertise in the methods used to analyze data and advanced knowledge of data types, topics, and scientific challenges and approaches.
  • Will work with other staff in developing data analysis tools and predictive models, using advanced data analysis techniques and artificial intelligence and machine learning.
  • Participates in discovery processes with stakeholders to identify the business requirements and the expected outcome.
  • Leads the interpretation of data analysis and writing reports.


A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field such as engineering, mathematics, computer science, health science and at least 12 graduate level semester hours in domain-relevant sciences or seven years or more of data science and AI experience.

The preferred candidate will have completed their PhD and have 2+ years additional experience utilizing healthcare data in deep learning.

The successful candidate will need to have both technical and business background/experience along with strong leadership skills. Good written and oral communication skills are required. Expertise in the use of scientific computing and data management packages. Ability to prioritize, organize, and delegate various tasks on projects. Demonstrated initiative in administration, education (seminars, training), software development, and technical reports. Demonstrated success in project management and communication skills. 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. Demonstrated ability to provide consultative services to departments/divisions and committees from any Mayo entity requesting assistance is preferred. 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 manage a varied workload of projects with multiple priorities and stay current on healthcare trends and enterprise changes. Strong interpersonal skills to include presentation, negotiation, persuasion, and written communications skills are required. Strong time management skills also are required. In addition, requires strong analytical skills, consulting skills, ability to identify and recommend solutions, advanced computer application skills and a commitment to customer service. Experience with data modeling and date exploration tools.

Compensation Detail

Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.; $119,995 - 180,086 annually.

Site Description

Just as our reputation has spread beyond our Minnesota roots, so have our locations. Today, our employees are located at our three major campuses in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona, Jacksonville, Florida, Rochester, Minnesota, and at Mayo Clinic Health System campuses throughout Midwestern communities, and at our international locations. Each Mayo Clinic location is a special place where our employees thrive in both their work and personal lives. Learn more about what each unique Mayo Clinic campus has to offer, and where your best fit is.

Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer

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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