Research Program Assistant
Job Req ID: 15141
Research Program Assistant II
Seeking a highly motivated individual to work closely with post-docs and faculty as a full-time Research Assistant.
After entry-level training under the general supervision of a faculty investigator, he/she will be responsible for independently performing routine data analysis and database maintenance.
The mission of our multidisciplinary coalition of clinicians, basic science researchers, and data scientists is to conduct basic and translational research to understand brain functions and disorders. We aim to take advantage of multimodal datasets (molecular profiles, brain imaging data, and clinical observations) to stratify patients to discover biomarkers and drug targets.
- Collaborate with interdisciplinary teams including clinicians, basic research scientists, and data scientists
- Provide bioinformatics support to the entire center
- Analyze next generation sequencing data
- Analyze brain imaging data
- Analyze clinical test scores
- Perform statistical analyses
- Database maintenance
- High School Diploma/GED
- Two (2) years related experience
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Applied Math, or other related discipline.
Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:
- Must have a working knowledge of programming, preferably R, achieved through undergraduate and/or more advances studies
- Additional relevant experience acquired through extracurricular activities or summer employment is very desirable
Classified Title: Research Program Assistant II
Working Title: Research Program Assistant II
Starting Salary Range: $14.00 - $19.25 (commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: M-F, 8:30-5
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus
Department name: 10003822-SOM Psy Molecular Psychiatry Program
Personnel area: School of Medicine
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