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Data Scientist - Genomics

San Diego, California
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Job ID 7181 Date posted 10/13/2021 Schedule Full-Time Shift Day Department Research & Clinical Management

POSITION DETAILS:

Schedule: Days, 8-hour shifts

FTE: Full-Time, 80 hours per 2 week pay period

Location: Main Campus and Remote

JOB SUMMARY:
At Rady Children's Institute for Genomic Medicine, our mission is: To prevent, diagnose, treat, and cure childhood diseases through genomic and systems medicine research. We are a global leader in the implementation of Rapid Precision Medicine® utilizing whole genome sequencing in pediatric intensive care settings. Rady Children's Institute for Genomic Medicine is searching for a data scientist, with expertise in statistical genetics or bioinformatics, to be located in San Diego, California. The role of this doctoral-trained individual will be to implement state of the art approaches to analyze next generation genomic sequencing and other "omics", and clinical data to support diagnostic, therapeutic and outcome research studies. Primary responsibilities include providing expertise on study design and executing data analyses for multiple research studies across a broad range of pediatric health conditions. Candidates will have strong training and experience in the analysis and interpretation of next generation genomic sequencing data to advance precision medicine. The ability to use machine learning and other artificial intelligence methods is required. Previous experience documenting collaborations with physician scientists, bioinformaticists, and other members of multidisciplinary team members is required. Successful candidates will need to demonstrate their ability to contribute and participate in internal and external presentations, peer-reviewed manuscripts, conference proceedings, and applications for extramural funding. The successful candidate will report directly to the Vice-President of Research and ClinicalManagement of the Genomics Institute.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Master's Degree
4 years of experience
Expert level familiarity with statistical analysis software (e.g., SPSS, SAS and or equivalent analytical software)
Word, Excel and data entry (REDCap, Access, FoxPro, FileMaker)
Proficient in internet use and able to conduct literature searches using search engines such as Pub Med
Advanced understanding of computer software and hardware and familiarity with PC and/or MacIntosh platforms

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Doctorate Degree (non MD)
6 years of experience

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