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Job #: F429
Posted Date: December 5, 2016
Closes On: Open Until Filled
Job Title: Data Analyst/Data Scientist- Integrative Biology Laboratory
Status: Regular Full Time
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Laboratory/Department: Integrative Biology Laboratory
Position Description:

Seeking an experienced data scientist to help with building data-driven biological models of human aging and human lifestyles that will be crucial for developing future diagnostics and personalized medicines.

A healthy lifestyle is commonly thought of as what and how much one eats, sleeps, and moves. Research has shown that the temporal aspect of these behaviors plays a critical role in healthy aging and susceptibility to various diseases, including cardiovascular disease, metabolic disorders, and cancer.

The goal of this position is to analyze large and continuously-growing data sets depicting human aging and lifestyle choices to predict how these patterns influence human health.

This position will be collaborating between multiple laboratories.

Education:

Required:

  • MS degree in computer science, computational biology, or bioinformatics.

Preferred:

  • PhD computer science, computational biology, or bioinformatics.
Experience:

Required:

  • A minimum of 3 years experience with data analysis.
  • A strong algorithmic and programming skills.
  • Extensive experience with machine learning (time-series analysis is a plus).
  • Extensive experience analyzing and visualizing biological datasets.
Special Requirements:
  • Able to work a flexible schedule based on research needs.
  • Successful completion of the Institute‚Äôs background investigation.
  • Must be willing to work in an animal-related research environment.
Physical Requirements:

This position requires constant seeing, adjusting focus, keying, reading, writing, calculating, reasoning, analyzing, communicating and working inside.