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Company: Brown University
Location: Providence, RI
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Government, Nonprofit, Education

Description

Job Description:

SUMMARY:

The Biomedical Informatics Developer/Analyst develops scientific software and web applications for managing, analyzing, and visualizing biomedical and healthcare datasets, which may be defined by work supported by extramural grants and contracts. In particular, the Biomedical Informatics Developer/Analyst is responsible for engaging with researchers to identify requirements, independently develop functional specifications, work with developers from partner organizations to interpret specifications, as well as ensure standards for data definition and data extraction are followed. The incumbent will be a member of the Brown Center for Biomedical Informatics (BCBI), a transdisciplinary group leading initiatives that span the full spectrum of biomedicine and health care. The Biomedical Informatics Developer/Analyst will work collaboratively with other members of the BCBI biomedical data science team and have the opportunity to contribute to the technical strategic planning for BCBI, which serves biomedical and health data science needs for numerous Rhode Island wide and national initiatives.

This is a three year, fixed-term staff position, based in the Brown Center for Biomedical Informatics with the possibility of extension contingent upon available funding. The grade level of the position will be determined based on the qualifications of the chosen candidate.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Demonstrated experience in processing and analysis of large healthcare datasets.
  • Strong software engineering skills and a track record of developing software and conducting analyses.
  • Working knowledge with most of the following: Linux operating system, programming languages (e.g., Julia, Python, R, or Java), databases (e.g., MySQL or Oracle), Web languages and technologies (e.g., Ruby on Rails or D3), high-performance and distributed computing, and algorithm design and evaluation.
  • Ability to work both independently and as a team member.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects with competing priorities and deadlines, and an eagerness to take ownership of challenging and open-ended assignments.
  • Effective at communicating with audiences with varying technical backgrounds.
  • Possesses a willingness and ability to support a diverse and inclusive campus community.

Grade 9E:

  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience working on data science projects or related course work.
  • Working knowledge with most of the following: Linux operating system, programming languages (e.g., Julia, Python, R, or Java), databases (e.g., MySQL or Oracle), Web languages and technologies (e.g., Ruby on Rails or D3), high-performance and distributed computing, and algorithm design and evaluation.
  • Familiarity with several of the following areas: statistics; machine learning; natural language processing; deep learning; high-performance and distributed computing; data mining, exploration and visualization; data management; algorithm design; software engineering.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects with competing priorities and deadlines, and an eagerness to take ownership of challenging and open-ended assignments.
  • Effective at communicating with audiences whose technical backgrounds vary widely.

Grade 10E:

  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • Advanced degree preferred in Biomedical Informatics, Computer Science, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, or with a similar technical and computational emphasis.
  • 2-3 years of experience working on data science projects, with preference for those within the context of biomedicine or health care.
  • Working knowledge with most of the following: Linux operating system, programming languages (e.g., Julia, Python, R, or Java), databases (e.g., MySQL or Oracle), Web languages and technologies (e.g., Ruby on Rails or D3), high-performance and distributed computing, and algorithm design and evaluation.
  • Expertise in several of the following areas: statistics; machine learning; natural language processing; deep learning; high-performance and distributed computing; data mining, exploration and visualization; data management; algorithm design; software engineering.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects with competing priorities and deadlines, and an eagerness to take ownership of challenging and open-ended assignments.
  • Effective at communicating with audiences whose technical backgrounds vary widely.

Criminal and education background check required.

Recruiting Start Date:

2019-11-08-08:00

Job Posting Title:

Biomedical Informatics Developer/Analyst

Department:

Center for Biomedical Informatics

Grade:

Grade 9

Worker Type:

Employee

Worker Sub-Type:

Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

Time Type:

Full time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

37.5

Submission Guidelines:

Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.

Still Have Questions?

If you have any questions you may contact employment@brown.edu.

EEO Statement:

Brown University is an E-Verify Employer.

Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.


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