Application Developer C
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.
Job Profile Title
Application Developer C
Job Description Summary
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/
Primary responsibility will include maintaining and updating a medical research database, the Integrated Neurodegenerative Disease Database (INDD). This includes web-application development in ASP.NET along with data management and database administration using Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2. Overseeing and coordinating efforts in data collection, data entry, reporting, sharing, and quality control of the medical research data. The secondary responsibility is to supervise other IT specialist(s) in our group by providing technical guidance and monitoring IT progress. The third responsibility is to integrate and harmonize imaging data, genetics data, and other big data with INDD data. The fourth responsibility is to perform basic statistical and bioinformatics analyses of big data to support the research of senior staff and faculty. The fifth responsibility is to perform various IT-related projects as assigned.
This position is contingent on funding.
Must possess good organizational and time management skills, good written and verbal communications skills; ability to work independently and with others; be able to multi-task. Willingness to learn and keep current with technology and the rules and regulations involving clinical research a must.
Office, library, computer room
Typically sitting at a desk or table
Job Location - City, State
Department / School
Perelman School of Medicine
$50,684.00 - $138,391.00
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