Stanford University is seeking a bioinformatician to manage and analyze large amounts of information, typically technical or scientific in nature, under the direction of project researchers, investigators, or managers.
Collect, manage and clean datasets.
Employ new and existing tools to interpret, analyze, and visualize multivariate relationships in data.
Create databases and reports, develop algorithms and statistical models, and perform statistical analyses appropriate to data and reporting requirements.
Use system reports and analyses to identify potentially problematic data, make corrections, and determine root cause for data problems from input errors or inadequate field edits, and suggest possible solutions.
Develop reports, charts, graphs and tables for use by investigators and for publication and presentation.
Analyze data processes in documentation.
Collaborate with faculty and research staff on data collection and analysis methods.
Provide documentation based on audit and reporting criteria to investigators and research staff.
Communicate with government officials, grant agencies and industry representatives.
* - Other duties may also be assigned. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Advanced degree in Biology, Computational Biology, Bioinformatics or related field is preferred
Technical expertise in bioinformatics
Experience with working with genetic and molecular data
Familiar with different data formats and able to transfer datasets among these formats
Experience in relational databases
Experience with data analytic toolsets such as R, Sas, and Matlab
Ability to handle a wide range of assignments and meet deadlines with minimal day to day supervision
Experience in natural language processing and machine learning
Working knowledge of code management such as git
Passionate about working with data
Passionate about healthcare research
Knowledge of medical terms
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
Bachelor's degree or combination of education and relevant experience
Experience in a quantitative discipline such as statistics or computer science
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
Ability to direct the work of others, for jobs requiring supervision.
Relevant subject matter knowledge.
Substantial experience with MS Office and analytical programs.
Excellent writing and analytical skills.
Ability to prioritize workload.
CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES:
Sitting in place at a computer for long periods of time with extensive keyboarding/dexterity
Occasionally use a telephone
Rarely writing by hand
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
Some work may be performed in a laboratory or field setting.
WORK STANDARDS (from JDL):
Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
Location: School of Medicine, California, United States Schedule: Classification Level:
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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