Perelman School of Medicine
School Name Perelman School of Medicine Org BI-Institute for Biomedical Informatics Posted to the Web 03\/12\/2018 Posted Job\/Salary Grade 030 Employment Type Exempt Hours N\/A 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\u2019s 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 Integrate and train team members to follow best practices to develop high quality data analysis standards and pipelines. Lead the core to contribute to research proposals and create high quality deliverables for project reports and publications. Implement and maintain effective customizable and scalable workfolk for large scale management of and analysis of clinical data derived from Penn Medicine databases such as the Penn Data Store. Develop stable funding model for expansion and sustainability of the core, including internal grants; collaborative grant applications and service charges. Develop staff position plans and oversee recruitment. Establish scientific collaborations with researchers across campus. Work with PSOM researchers to prioritize core services to best meet user needs; estimate efforts and skills for user service requests. Explore and employ academic informatics software or platforms that enable both experimental and computational researchers across campus to access and utilize such tools for data analysis and management. Provide training on the use of locally employed academic data science and informatics tools. Build a Penn clinical research informatics community, including informaticians and computational researchers, as well as other informatics groups, for efficient resource sharing. Generate general strategies for high performance computation and procure requisite equipment. Qualifications The minimum of a MS degree in Computer Science, Informatics, or other biomedical domains and 5 to 7 years of experience working in informatics and computational technologies or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. Experience with architecture and tools for managing and analyzing clinical data. Ability to prioritize multiple tasks at one time. Prior management of staff highly desirable. Advanced skills in a high level programming language, preferably Python, R, or Java. Experience with management of high-performance computational resources. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Good record of publications 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.
Perelman School of Medicine