Reporting to the Director for the Center for Precision Medicine and Genomics, the Director of Genomic Health and Informatics will oversee health informatics and genomics operations of the program. The Director of Biomedical Health and Informatics will also be responsible for development of the bioinformatics pipeline.
Responsible for establishing, in collaboration with the oversight committee, financial and performance goals for the program.
Oversee and interact with all personnel involved with the precision medicine program and related university activities.
Responsible for the development and/or execution of policies and procedures for the use of bioinformatics resources and pipelines for the program.
Oversee all genome-sequencing and analytics platforms for the CPMG Program.
Develop customized tools and pipelines for analysis of genome sequence and phenotype data.
Implement structures and platforms for genome-sequencing analytics and clinical interpretation, including development of some customized pipelines.
Implement structures and platforms for integration of phenotypic and genomic data for clinical and genomics research.
Implement and supervise web-based tools for patient recruitment and interaction.
Supervise programmers and data analysts to achieve the overall aims of the center.
Contribute to the scientific proposals and requests for resources to complete scientific goals.
Oversee and ensure compliance with data security and IRB rules.
Prepare Annual Report.
Perform additional responsibilities as needed.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus four years of related experience
Must possess an outstanding knowledge of bioinformatics, genomics, computing and programming.
Must have knowledge of existing genome sequencing informatics platforms, web- and cloud-based tools for
analysis and processing of genome sequence data, and have the ability to troubleshoot such pipelines
Knowledge of electronic health records data structure and relevant analytic methods is preferred
Doctorate degree in bioinformatics and genetics field
Knowledge of electronic health records data structure and relevant analytic methods
Successful completion of applicable compliance and systems training requirements.
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