Classified Title: Research Program Assistant II Working Title: Research Program Assistant II Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/02/CC Starting Salary Range: $14.18 - $18.87 (commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F 8:30am-5pm Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus Department name: 10003822-SOM Psy Molecular Psychiatry Program Personnel area: School of Medicine
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.
After entry-level training under the general supervision of a faculty investigator is responsible for independently performing routine data analysis and database maintenance.
Seeking a highly motivated individual to work closely with post-docs and faculty as a full-time Research Assistant.
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
High school diploma or GED
Two years related experience
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Applied Math, or other related discipline.
Must have a working knowledge of programming achieved through undergraduate and/or more advances studies.
Additional relevant experience acquired through extracurricular activities or summer employment is very desirable.
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