The Pathology Department is seeking a Programmer Analyst with firm understanding of programing and work with large data such as single cells sequencing to assist in analyzing results of research projects. The technologist should be able to get trained on 3D and 2D transcriptomic programing like CODA or Visum. The technologist should be able to use Matlab and R for programing. There is minimal wet lab work involved for this position mostly immunohistochemistry staining and tissue cutting.
The individual will participate in the planning of experiments with transcriptomics outcomes and interpreting of results. Responsible for routine operational activities such as: maintaining up to date records of experiments, reviewing inventory of laboratory supplies, and ordering laboratory equipment and supplies. Identifies and resolves problems and uses analytical and decision-making skills to implement assigned projects.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Performs analysis of scRNA sequencing and transcriptomic data sets available online or generated by our laboratory.
Learn Matlab code for CODA to reconstruct mice and human tissue in 3D.
Is proficient in programming in R to use for analysis of Visium, sc RNA sequencing and other large datasets.
Maintains accurate and detailed records of experimental procedures and results. Exchanges routine information in an appropriate manner requiring good oral and written communication. Regular interaction with students, vendors, post-doctoral fellows, faculty members, and other clinical fellows.
Responsible for routine operational activities such as ordering supplies and materials, reviewing inventory, maintaining up to date records of tests, etc.
Conducts preventive maintenance of equipment to include maintaining and troubleshooting equipment, making routine repairs or notifying service personnel when more complex problems occur.
Performs general lab housekeeping and maintaining safety records.
Performs miscellaneous related duties as assigned.
Special Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Skilled in image analysis and computer vision algorithm design.
Able to manage multiple projects simultaneously, both development and maintenance.
Strong communication and team interaction skills.
Able to manage multi-project workload.
Proficiency in python and working in Linux working environments.
Strong skills in image analysis and computer vision algorithm design.
Following best practices for version control of code.
Primarily computer work, and ergonomic factors including sitting, computer monitor viewing, must be considered.
Position requires frequent use of the telephone, while multi-tasking to retrieve or review information from the computer in order to assist callers quickly and confidentially. Must be able to communicate in a clear, concise, and professional manner.
Staff may be required to complete annual competency review, and must insure compliance with Hospital Policy, Laboratory Policy & Procedure, Health, Safety & Environment regulations, and all applicable privacy & confidentiality laws/practices.
One-year related experience.
Additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Data Sciences, Programming / bioinformatics or related field.
Classified Title: Programmer Analyst Role/Level/Range: ATP/03/PC Starting Salary Range: $52,230-$71,890-$91,550 Annually (Commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F, 8:30am-5:00pm Exempt Status: Exempt Location: School of Medicine Campus Department name: SOM Pat Immunology Personnel area: School of Medicine
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