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Research Scientist, Sr
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Exec.V.P. for Health Affairs
701500:Winship Cancer Institute
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JOB DESCRIPTION: Establishes and leads research and development initiatives/programs on novel techniques and innovative software systems motivated by biomedical, scientific, and engineering applications. Areas of interest include one or more of the following: high performance computing and Grid software systems, biomedical informatics systems and high throughput analysis, biomedical image management and analysis, high-end databases and data intensive computing, data and knowledge representation and integration systems. Works in a team and collaborates with a multi-disciplinary group of scientists and software developers. Interacts with the user community and ensures that proposed software frameworks meet the needs of users. Develops informatics related proposals. Disseminates research findings through publications in prestigious journals and conferences and by presentations at conferences and technical meetings. Supervises graduate and undergraduate students. Performs related responsibilities as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A PhD in Computer Science or Biomedical Informatics, or in a related field including but not limited to Electrical and Computer Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Biology, Chemistry, or Physics with strong research experience in informatics systems. Three years of research experience. Strong publication record and demonstrated potential to attract external funding. Ability and desire to supervise a team of research programmers and junior research scientists to develop high quality, distributable software from research prototypes.
DATE CREATED/MODIFIED/REVIEWED: 10/5/08 DRS
experience in cancer research, NGS data processing and analyses, Some experience with microarray gene expression, miRNA, methylation and SNP-CN microarrays, network and pathway analyses, and background in biology.
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