Duties: The Statistical Programmer will work closely with the director of Center of Statistical Methods in Big Data in the Perelman School of Medicine on developing methods for precision medicine using large observational databases. The Programmer will provide statistical and computational support for biomedical research projects, develop, maintain, and update software packages, clean data and integrate publicly available datasets, analyze genomics, electronic health record, and wearable devise data, maintain the website for the Center, and develop user-friendly software packages developed by the Center members.
Qualifications: Applicants must have a Bachelor's degree in computer science, bioinformatics, information science, or a related quantitative field and 1 year of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Master's degree is a plus. Applicants must proficient in PERL, Python, and R statistical software. Strong computational skills and programming is required. Prior experience with large genomics and other biomedical datasets is preferred. The applicant should have excellent written and oral communication skills and an ability to work independently.
Reference Number: 40-25514
Salary Grade: B
Employment Type: Exempt
Org: BE-Biostatistics Division
Special Requirements: Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
Job Family: E-Information Systems/Technology