Grow your career at The Hormel Institute. The Hormel Institute is an independent biomedical research department within the University of Minnesota’s Research and Innovation Office (RIO). Collaborative research partners include Masonic Cancer Center UMN (a Comprehensive Cancer Center as designated by the National Cancer Institute, NIH), Mayo Clinic (US News & World Report’s “Best Hospital in the United States”), Georgetown University, University of Notre Dame, University of Southern California, The Scripps Research Institute, and more renowned research centers worldwide.  The Hormel Institute is home to some of the world’s most cutting-edge research technologies and expert scientists. 

At The Hormel Institute, we believe curiosity, diverse perspectives, and maintaining a sense of community support innovation and discovery, and we are committed to fostering an inclusive, collaborative environment for working and learning. 

As a research institute under the University of Minnesota’s Research and Innovation Office (RIO), The Hormel Institute offers excellent benefits. The Austin area also offers a number of entertainment options, community programs, educational opportunities, and other resources so you can thrive in and outside of work.

Here, you can work with purpose. Join us in our mission to improve health and extend lives worldwide.

Candidates interested in applying for a position with The Hormel Institute can view current openings below and follow application instructions through University of Minnesota.

Link to UMN Job Site: (Select External Applicants and then in the Search Jobs Section: type in Hormel)

Are you interested in a Post-Doctoral position with The Hormel Institute but do not see a job posting for one? Reach out today to our HR team and send them your Cover Letter and CV and someone will be in touch with you.

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