Sanford Health

Computational Bioinformatics Analyst - Computational Bioinformatics

Location
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Salary
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Posted
Apr 20, 2019
Ref
34432
Job Type
Long-Term

Job Title: Computational Bioinformatics Analyst | Computational Bioinformatics | Sioux Falls

City: Sioux Falls

State: SD

Department *: * Imagenetics - Sanford Chip

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Hours Per Shift: 8 hr

JOB SUMMARY

Provides leadership in computational analysis of or the logical and technical processes necessary for building analyses of phenome, metabolome, glycome, lipidome, infamome, transcriptome, epigenome, and genome, as well as the integration of such with electronic medical record platforms. Possesses proven academic track record of innovation in one or more of these areas. The computational and database systems developed by the application will be used to gather, generate, and track patient data and develop medically actionable hypothesis. Familiarity with security and privacy requirements applicable for working with patient data in a medical environment and in the development of appropriate ethically and legally compliant policies is desirable. Establishes data analysis plans for each project, project tracking, outcome monitoring, and manuscript generation. Understands bioinformatics data format, tools, and analytical approaches. Conducts gene pathway analysis. Understands data and where/how it is stored. Writes standard operating procedures (SOPs) for clinical test and writes out valid documentation. Programming for analysis of data. Develops computational services, takes CHIP results and runs quality analysis, then generates report to reporting platform to be reviewed and sign off on at the lab. Statistical validation and analysis.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

Analyzes and interprets common statistical data and reports. Collects required data through various data sources. Applies data analysis and data modeling techniques to establish, modify, and maintain data structure, and its associated components. Seeks and experiments with new ideas and approaches. Utilizes privacy standards when sharing, accessing and storing data. Assists in the development of data privacy protection projects. Design and apply bioinformatics algorithms including unsupervised and supervised machine learning, dynamic programming, or graphic algorithms. Compile data for use in activities, such as gene expression profiling, genome annotation, or structural bioinformatics. Consult with researchers to analyze problems, recommend technology-based solutions, or determine computational strategies. Develop new software applications or customize existing applications to meet specific scientific project needs. Processes large quantities of detailed information with high levels of accuracy.

DEPARTMENT DETAILS

QUALIFICATIONS

Master’s in Bioinformatics or Biostatistics or a Ph.D. in a related math or science field is required.
Experience in bioinformatics or closely related field is required including demonstrated experience in next generation sequence analysis. Experience with electronic medical record (EMR) APIs and interfaces and movement of data out of and into EMRs is desirable. Experience in programming Python, Perl, R, and Java is desirable. Experience with the integration and management of multiple data sources, workflows, and enabling integrated management of and reporting on those data and process through graphical user interfaces is desirable. Preference will be given to those individuals with expertise in genetic and/or epigenetic analyses and medical and/or research informatics experience.
If applicant’s Master’s or Ph.D. requires licensure, certification, or registration, this must be achieved or eligibility and timeline for achievement is agreed upon before hire.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing.
Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve.
We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.
In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth.
We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases.
We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.
The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities.
We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.
Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet.
If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application,
please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

City: Sioux Falls

State: SD

Job Function: Allied Health

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Req Number: WD05128

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