Research Engineer 3
University of New Mexico - Albuquerque, NM

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Position Title:
Research Engineer 3

Appointment Type: Definitions

Staff - Regular: Full Time

Working Title (if applicable):
Research Software Engineer


IM Div of Translational Informatics

Salary Grade


$3,796.00 min to $5,430.53 midpoint (Monthly)

Work Location:
UNM Health Sciences Center (Abq)

Position Summary:
The Division of Translational Informatics, within the Department of Internal Medicine, is seeking a Research Software Engineer. Under general supervision, the successful candiate will design and develop research software for advanced analytics based on machine learning, data mining and predictive modeling paradigms to make sense of large and complex biomedical and healthcare datasets. The tasks include implementation and maintenance of complex data mining, machine learning and causal discovery algorithms, documenting them clearly, testing them on simulated and real-world datasets and generating experimental results and incorporate the implemented algorithms in a robust research software package for dissemination. The position also requires assistance with writing manuscripts for publication and preparing presentations for seminars and conferences. This is a full-time, benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Prospective Employee page for a more complete explanation of UNM benefits.

Minimum Qualifications:
Master's degree in a directly related Engineering field; at least 1 year of experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Preferred Qualifications:
A Masters degree in Computer Science or a closely related field such as Electrical Engineering or Applied Mathematics is required. Documented ability to program in MATLAB and C/C++ is required. Experience with Java, Perl/Python and R/S+ would be highly desirable. Demonstrated ability to create manuscripts for publication and prepare technical presentations for seminars/conferences. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Ability to work on different projects simultaneously with enthusiasm and creativity. Interest in working in an academic research setting.

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Application type required for this position:
Staff/UNMTemps Employment Application

Additional requirements for this position:
Candidates for this position must be eligible for employment as verified by the US Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG) and the Government Services Administration (GSA); those individuals on the OIG/GSA Exclusion Lists will not be considered for hire. Once hired, periodic checks will be made for eligibility of continued employment. Employees must be credentialed per UNM HSC policies and procedures if billing for services under Medicare/Medicaid. Successful candidate must submit to post-offer, pre-employment physical examination and medical history check.

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IM-Translational Informatics

Institutional Commitment:
University of New Mexico is committed to promoting and supporting the diversity of our campuses. UNM is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.



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