Emory

Data Analyst

Job Number
67420
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Division
School Of Medicine
Department
SOM: Neurology: CND
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable
Job Category
Information Technology
Location : Name
Executive Park-N Druid Hills
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location
US-GA-Atlanta

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Description

A highly motivated individual with experience in biostatistics and bioinformatics is sought to join an interdisciplinary collaborative research group of highly successful investigators that span disciplines of proteomics, biochemistry, neurology, neuroscience, biostatistics, and bioinformatics. The candidate will work on NIH-funded and other projects analyzing proteomic and multi-omics data to uncover new insights into Alzheimer’s disease and related neurodegenerative diseases. The candidate will also aid in the preparation of scientific manuscripts under the direction of the principal investigators.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Supports business and system re-engineering and architecture development to define future data needs.
  • Serves as an organizational consultant on matters relating to databases by providing expertise to assist users in meeting their needs.
  • The ideal candidate must be able to work independently with minimal guidance.
  • Presentations will be expected in group meetings.
  • Expected to keep meticulous records of his/her data analysis and code.
  • Responsible for backing up of scientific data. Also expected to teach others about analytic approaches when needed. Creates and maintains a data dictionary and meta data.
  • Supports efforts to ensure that data standards are developed and maintained.
  • Ensures that the uses of data through reports and queries are accurate.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Two years of experience in processes and standards related to data OR a bachelor's degree.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Knowledge of mass spectrometry-based proteomics data acquisition and processing pipelines
  • S., Ph.D. or equivalent degree in biostatistics, statistics, bioinformatics, or basic science discipline
  • Programming experience in Perl/Python or C/C++
  • Experience using version control (Git)
  • Experience using Amazon web services for distributed computing or a local cluster
  • Basic Linux system administration skills
  • Demonstrable experience analyzing –omics data
  • Proficiency in using R and Linux command line
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues

 

NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home regularly but must be able to commute to Emory University location as needed.  Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.

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