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PROGRAMMER

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Reference Number 40-25812
Posted Job Title PROGRAMMER
School Name Perelman School of Medicine
Org PA-Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Posted to the Web 05/08/2017
Posted Job/Salary Grade C
Employment Type Exempt
Hours 40.00
Position Type Full Time
Position Schedule 9-6pm
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

Li-San Wang’s Lab is hiring a data analyst to participate in ongoing research on the genetics of Alzheimer’s Disease and other neurodegenerative disorders. Duties include (1) development of data repositories and workflows for big genomics data management, integration and analysis; (2) development of programs and workflows for next generation sequencing analysis; (3) contributing to the development, testing, and maintenance of genomics research resources at Wang Lab.

Position is contingent on continued funding.

Qualifications

A Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, bioinformatics, or other related fields, and a minimum of 2 years of experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience, are required. Skills and expertise with big data management, analysis, and high performance computing using modern technologies such as NoSQL or Spark framework required. Familiarity with R, Python, and/or C/C++ required. Training and experience with bioinformatics and genomics optional but preferred.

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/28216

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
    • Linkedin
    • Twitter
    • Other Social Media Site
    • Professional Affiliation/Trade Website
    • Diversity Association/Publication Website
    • Heard about it at a conference or career fair
    • Apple One
    • 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 with big data management & analysis?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have experience with NoSQL or Spark framework?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you have experience with R, Python, and/or C/C++?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter