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Posted Job Title
Senior Data Analyst
Job Profile Title
Data Analyst Senior
Job Description Summary
The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania is the oldest and one of the finest medical schools in the United States. Penn is rich in tradition and heritage and at the same time consistently at the forefront of new developments and innovations in medical education and research. Since its founding in 1765 the School has been a strong presence in the community and prides itself on educating the leaders of tomorrow in patient care, biomedical research, and medical education. http://www.med.upenn.edu/
Will be responsible for custom algorithm and software design, development, testing, maintenance, application, and documentation of artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML) and visual analytics (VA) for the Computational Genetics Laboratory (epistasis.org).Â
Work with investigators and team members to apply AI, ML, and VA methods and applications to the analysis of biomedical big data.
Independently designs, implements, tests, deploys, documents, and maintains AI, ML, and VA algorithms, applications, analysis pipelines, and results reporting methodologies.
Work with investigators and team members to apply AI, ML, and VA analysis methods and software to clinical and biomedical data.
Conducts training on the use of AI, ML, and VA analysis methods and software.
Maintains knowledge of cutting-edge methods and best practices for computational and statistical analysis of complex data.
Additional duties as necessary
M.S. or Ph.D. Degree in Computer Science and 3-5 years of computer programming and software engineering experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience is required Highly competent in Python programming language required
Experience with artificial intelligence or machine learning a plus
Experience with data science a plus
Experience with information visualization, scientific visualization, or visual analytics a plus
Experience with high-performance computing a plus
Experience with biomedical research a plus
Experience with GitHub for version control a plus
Experience with Linux, Windows, and Mac OS operating systems required
Ability to work with a software development team using formal software development methods
Ability to work independently and apply critical thinking and sound judgment
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Ability to communicate effectively with team members
Job Location - City, State
Department / School
Perelman School of Medicine
$72,837.00 - $205,981.00
Affirmative Action Statement Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.
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Internal Number: JR00007640
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Penn has a long and proud tradition of intellectual rigor and pursuit of innovative knowledge, begun by Benjamin Franklin in 1740. That tradition lives today through the creativity, entrepreneurship, and engagement of our faculty, students, and staff. Academic life at Penn is unparalleled, with an undergraduate student body of 10,000 from every U.S. state and around the world. The entering class of 2015 is the most talented and diverse in Penn's history. Consistently ranked among the top 10 universities in the country, Penn welcomes an additional 10,000 students to our top-ranked graduate and professional schools.