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DATA SCIENTIST

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Reference Number 40-24319
Posted Job Title DATA SCIENTIST
School Name Perelman School of Medicine
Org BI-Institute for Biomedical Informatics
Posted to the Web 11/05/2016
Posted Job/Salary Grade E
Employment Type Exempt
Hours 40.00
Position Type Full Time
Position Schedule 8:30 TO 5:30
Months 12
Position Length Contingent Upon Funding
Position End Date
University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

School/Center Overview
Duties

Responsible for computational analysis of clinical data and biomedical research data using artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and visual analytics (VA) methods and applications. The position will be part of the computational support infrastructure within the Penn Institute for Biomedical Informatics (IBI).

Qualifications
  • The minimum of a Bachelor’s degree and 4 years of data analysis experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. M.S. or Ph.D. Degree in Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Computer Science, Data Science, Informatics or equivalent strong preferred.
    * Competent in Python programming language required
    * Experience with artificial intelligence or machine learning a plus
    * Experience with data science a plus
    * Experience with information visualization, scientific visualization, or visual analytics a plus
    * Experience with high-performance computing a plus
    * Experience with biomedical research a plus
    * Experience with clinical data a plus
    * Ability to work with a software development team using formal software development methods
    * Ability to work independently and apply critical thinking and sound judgment
    * Excellent organizational and time management skills
    * Ability to communicate effectively with team members
Affirmative Action Statement

Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
Quick Link http://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/postings/23045

Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Jobs@Penn
    • Contacted by a Penn Recruiter
    • Referred by a Penn Employee
    • Referred by a friend or family member
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Indeed.com
    • Other Internet Advertisement
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    • Professional Affiliation/Trade Website
    • Diversity Association/Publication Website
    • Heard about it at a conference or career fair
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    • Recruitment and/or staffing agency
  2. * What is your highest level of education completed?
    • Less than high school education
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Vocational or Technical School
    • Associate's Degree or Two Year College
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • PHD/MD/JD or equivalent doctoral degree
  3. * How many years of experience do you have related to this position?
    • 0 to 1 Year
    • 1 to 2 Years
    • 2 to 3 Years
    • 3 to 5 Years
    • 5 to 7 Years
    • 7 to 10 Years
    • Over 10 Years
  4. * Do you have experience in research data analysis?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have strong proven experience in the Python programming language?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you have experience with artificial intelligence or machine learning?
    • yes
    • no
  7. * Do you have experience with data science?
    • yes
    • no
  8. * Do you have experience with information visualization, scientific visualization, or visual analytics a plus within a biomedical research environment?
    • yes
    • no
  9. * Do you have experience with biomedical research?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter