Data Scientist II

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Job TitleData Scientist IIRequisition NumberRE25034Working TitleDepartment Name7H030:SANDERS-BROWN CTR ON AGINGWork LocationLexington, KYGrade Level47Salary Range$54,142-89,315/yearType of PositionStaffPosition Time Status Full-TimeRequired Education

MS

Click here for more information about equivalencies:http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalenciesRequired Related Experience

5 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification

None

Physical Requirements

May require long periods of sitting or standing

Shift

Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 5:00pm

Job Summary

The Sanders-Brown Center on Aging is seeking a skilled bioinformatics specialist to work full-time in a collaborative lab environment at the University of Kentucky. This position will collaborate with the Investigator, Co-Investigator, postdoctoral fellows, and students to develop, implement, and execute a variety of computational methods and tools across several contemporary multiplex technologies.

This role will focus developing analysis pipelines to assess the neurobiological basis of aging and degenerative diseases in the CNS. Preference will be given for candidates with documented experience with computational biology, probabilistic models, statistics, machine learning, and discrete mathematics; ability to analyze and interpret complex datasets, such as multi-sample single cell RNAseq, CITE-seq, ATAC-seq, and bulk RNAseq studies. Expertise in standard bioinformatic tools using a variety of programming languages (e.g., R, Python, Perl, Java) in both Windows and UNIX environment is needed.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Analytical, reasoning, and problem-solving skills; good understanding of computational biology, probabilistic models, statistics, machine learning, and discrete mathematics

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? NoPreferred Education/Experience

Master’s degree or Ph.D. in computer science or related field

Deadline to Apply11/05/2020University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

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  1. * Please choose the answer that best describes your years of paid, full-time employment experience working with single cell RNAseq datasets?
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  2. * Please choose the answer that best describes your years of paid, full-time employment experience with bulk sequencing (RNA or DNA) datasets?
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  3. * Please choose the answer that best describes your years of paid, full-time employment experience with computational biology, probabilistic models, statistics, machine learning, and/or discrete mathematics?
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  4. * Please choose the answer that best describes your years of paid, full-time employment experience with R and/or Python programming languages?
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  5. * University of Kentucky HealthCare recognizes a set of values that guide us in our daily interactions. By applying for a position within UK Healthcare, you are indicating your commitment and expressing your agreement to our five values. These values are diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork. Please choose one of the UK Healthcare values and give a specific example when you exhibited this quality in your professional experience.

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  6. * University of Kentucky HealthCare seeks to attract, develop and retain highly skilled and competent employees, to provide the best experience for every patient, every time. If selected for a position, do you agree to abide by the UK HealthCare Values of diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • InsideHigherEd.com
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    • Diverseeducation.com (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • HERCjobs.org (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • InsightIntoDiversity.com
    • Latinosinhighered.com
    • Indeed.com
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above
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