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DATA ANALYST

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Reference Number 40-27720
Posted Job Title DATA ANALYST
School Name Perelman School of Medicine
Org RA-Radiology
Posted to the Web 01/18/2018
Posted Job/Salary Grade C
Employment Type Exempt
Hours N/A
Position Type Full Time
Position Schedule 9-5
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

The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania is the oldest and one of the finest medical schools in the United States. Penn is rich in tradition and heritage and at the same time consistently at the forefront of new developments and innovations in medical education and research. Since its founding in 1765 the School has been a strong presence in the community and prides itself on educating the leaders of tomorrow in patient care, biomedical research, and medical education. http://www.med.upenn.edu/

Duties

This analyst will work under the guidance of investigators in the Center for Biomedical Image Computing and Analytics (http://www.cbica.upenn.edu/, CBICA), Director, Christos Davatzikos, PhD.
The work involves applying, testing, validating and extending advanced image processing algorithms and protocols on multi-modal magnetic resonance brain images, collection, organization and verification of final quantitative results, performing data analysis, preparing and extending processing pipelines, and applying these pipelines on magnetic resonance brain imaging datasets from various studies involving both structural and functional data.
Strong computational skills (knowledge of Python, statistical analysis packages, basic shell scripting, experience in Unix platform) will be preferred. The data analyst will collect and organize final quantitative and imaging results, perform basic analyses including machine learning applications and perform quality control on the results, and communicate with clinical collaborators for the dissemination and discussion of the results. This position offers the opportunity to gain valuable experience using advanced neuroimaging processing techniques and to apply these methods in the study of normal and pathological brain function.
CBICA has been a dynamically growing medical image analysis group, including several laboratories and many collaborators from diverse fields. Opportunities exist in many existing and new projects, including computational neuroanatomy of aging and neurodegenerative diseases.

Qualifications

A Bachelor’s Degree and 2 years to 3 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Experience with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) analysis is required. Strong computer skills (knowledge of Python and/or Matlab, statistical analysis packages, basic shell scripting, experience in Unix platform) preferred.
Good organizational skills are also essential for the position. Experience with medical images is a plus.

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
Quick Link http://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/postings/34001

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Applicant Documents

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