Company: Emory University
Posted on: February 25, 2021
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Full-Time Division School Of Medicine Department SOM: Core Labs
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Description The Emory Integrated Computational Core (EICC) seeks to
hire a superb biostatistician to develop and use existing tools to
speed the analysis of large genomics and multi-omics data sets. The
main focus of this position is to provide data
analysis/computational services to EICC customers, including
members of the Emory research community drawn from the Emory
University School of Medicine, the Winship Cancer Institute, other
divisions at Emory University, as well as external clients. Broad
types of data to be analyzed include those data generated with next
generation sequencing (NGS), including single-cell analyses, and
other 'omics' data, including proteomics and metabolomics data. The
successful candidate will need to be able to write original code
for specific applications and also be able to use and tailor
existing software tools. The candidate will become familiar with
in-house developed code, open-source software, and contribute to
open source software projects. In addition, there may be
opportunities to participate as a member of Emory research teams.--
- Develops and analyzes a variety of research data using
- Assists researchers in developing appropriate study protocols
and computer analyses.
- Manages computer systems, writes programs, and trains others in
the use of systems.
- Provides statistical expertise in the areas of study design and
data analysis to investigators/researchers interested in conducting
clinical or experimental studies.
- Works effectively within a group setting in areas of design of
data collection instruments, study design, database management,
statistical programming, analysis of data, statistical graphics,
and writing of reports which include explanations of methods used
and interpretation of results obtained.
- Consults with investigators to determine questions of interest
and data needed to address those questions.
- Determines and carries out appropriate statistical analyses.
Interprets and presents data descriptions and analysis results
including the explanation of statistical techniques used, the
assumptions made and the generalization of results.
- Documents methods and results through preparation of
interdepartmental memoranda and reports.
- Performs related responsibilities as assigned.--
- A bachelor's degree in statistics, biostatistics, computer
science, or a related field and two years related experience, OR an
equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience.
- Master's degree or PhD in Biostatistics or Bioinformatics and
two years of experience.
- Demonstrated proficiency in computer programming in scripting
languages including Perl, Python, and/or C required.
- Coursework in statistics.
- Good working knowledge of Unix/Linux/OS X.
- Knowledge and use of cloud computing environments, specifically
Amazon Web Services.
- Experience with next generation sequencing (NGS) and 'omics'
- Demonstrated knowledge of bioinformatics software and pipelines
such as Galaxy, QIIME/Mothur, R, and PLINK. NOTE: This role will be
granted the opportunity to work from home temporarily during the
COVID-19 pandemic, with intent to return to an Emory University
location in the future. Emory reserves the right to change this
status with notice to employee. Emory Supports a Diverse and
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race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic
information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity,
gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not
discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on
the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable
law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in
University programs and in the use of facilities without such
discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order
11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973,
the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and
applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations
regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative
action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse
workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal
opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of
employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers,
discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits,
and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to
the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman
Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322. Telephone:
404-727-9867 (V) - 404-712-2049 (TDD).
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accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon
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