Rutgers School of Health Professions (SHP) is seeking a highly motivated Graduate Assistant to work in the Department of Health Informatics. The successful candidate will be a Master's, PhD, or Doctoral student with training and interest in computer science or biomedical informatics to build and test analysis pipelines for Next Generation Sequencing data from cancer patients using Unix/Linux computing cluster.
Additional duties and responsibilities include the following:
Builds and tests analysis pipelines for Next Generation Sequencing data, using shell/python scripting on Amarel computing cluster.
Analyzes clinical and Next Generation Sequencing data (for cancer patients) from public repositories (including dbGaP).
Develops and applies machine learning algorithms to associate patterns in the data with cancer progression and therapeutic response in cancer patients.
Participates in generating data for grant reporting.
Understands and adheres to Rutgers' compliance standards as they appear in RBHS's Corporate Compliance Policy, Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest Policy.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Master's, PhD, or Doctoral student in Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Data Analytics or related field.
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