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Posted Job Title
Data Analyst C
Job Profile Title
Data Analyst C
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/
The Penn Neurodegeneration Genomics Center (PNGC), is hiring a data analyst to participate in ongoing research on the genetics of Alzheimer's Disease and other neurodegenerative disorders. Duties include (1) processing, management, and analysis of data from genome-wide association and high-throughput whole-genome/whole-exome sequencing studies for Alzheimer's disease and other neurodegenerative disorders; (2) collecting and processing functional genomic annotation data for enhanced genetic association analyses; and (3) contributing to the development and testing of novel genomics research software and resources, developed here and elsewhere, for application to genomic studies of Alzheimer's and other neurodegenerative diseases. The lab benefits from close collaboration with talented programmers, analysts, and lab technologists, in the Schellenberg and Wang groups in the PNGC, and offers opportunities for career development and academic advancement at PSOM. This position in particular will require management, processing, and review of analyses performed on large scale genome sequencing projects
Position is contingent upon grant funding.
Qualifications Qualified candidates should have a Bachelor's degree and two to three years experience in genetics, epidemiology, bioinformatics, statistics, biology or other related fields or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience with management and analysis of human genetics data such as genome-wide association studies or next-generation sequencing data is required. Familiarity with R, Linux, SAS, Stata, C/C++, SQL, or web development strongly preferred.
Working Conditions Office, Library, Computer Room
Physical Effort Typically sitting at desk or table
Job Location - City, State
Department / School
Perelman School of Medicine
$50,684.00 - $138,391.00
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.
Special Requirements Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
Internal Number: JR00009721
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