UPCI Basic Research Administration - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (20005027)
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center is seeking a Data Science Specialist as part of the Bioinformatics Shared Resource at UPMC Hillman Cancer Center. The Data Science Specialist will work as a data scientist/health informaticist/bioinformatician who will focus on development and implementation of automated & scalable analytical pipelines, databases, web applications, and analyses of multi-dimensional clinical or genomic datasets with a strong focus on cancer research. The incumbent will work with the Bioinformatics leadership of the Cancer Center and in close collaboration with faculties at the Hillman Cancer Center to assist their high throughput omics project design, data analysis, and data presentation.
The incumbent will also be responsible for independent computational and informatics research projects involving methods development, novel algorithm development and/or high-level data analysis that facilitates and integrates implementation, visualization, and database management of multi-dimensional clinical and biological datasets generated at the Cancer Center or from public cancer databases. Minimum qualification: Bachelor's degree with two to four years of professional level experience in the relevant field is required. A Master's degree is preferred.
Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Science, or other related area preferred
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Systems/Programmer.III
Minimum Education Level Required: Baccalaureate
Minimum Experience Level Required: 5-6 years experience
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Hiring Range: To be determined based upon experience/education
Relocation Offered: No
Visa Sponsorship Provided: Yes
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances: Not Applicable
Required Documents: Resume
Optional Documents: Cover Letter
Internal Number: 20005027
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.