Research Fellow-Rosand Lab

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The Rosand and Anderson Labs are looking for a highly motivated individual with a background in genetics or data sciences to perform cutting-edge research utilizing genetic, epidemiological, and imaging data assembled from human subjects. Receiving general direction from Dr. Rosand, Dr. Anderson, and the Senior Lab Manager, incumbent will work in the fields of complex disease genetics and bioinformatics to perform genetic and other analyses which include, but are not limited to; common and rare variant association testing, multivariate model-building using genetic and phenotypic data, sequencing and GWAS quality control and data harmonization, meta-analyses, prediction modeling, and genome annotation. The Fellow will also assist in managing the genetics platform of the Rosand Lab, including project management and data curation.  2-year minimum commitment is required.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Research Fellow will be the primary project leader for execution of all in silico analyses in the Rosand and Anderson labs, working with the PIs, other fellows, and coordinator staff. The Research Fellow will also be responsible for digital curation of existing and future datasets and analyses, project management, the preparation of presentation materials, manuscripts and grant applications, mentoring of technologists and coordinators, and presentations at local, national and international conferences.

SKILLS & COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:

  • Time Management: Exceptional organizational skills and ability to organize time and priorities effectively, asking for direction when appropriate. Flexibility to handle multiple tasks and deadline pressures.
  • Analytical Skills: Ability to conceptualize and conduct complex analysis of research data
  • Capacity for independent work
  • Critical Thinking/Decision Making: Ability to appropriately evaluate all aspects of a situation and to independently make appropriate and timely decisions.
  • Interpersonal/communication: Excellent interpersonal/communications skills and a good command of English language, including medical and scientific terminology.
  • Information Systems/Technology Skills: Exceptional computer skills (including operating systems, word processing, database, electronic mail, Internet, and spreadsheets).
  • Experience with statistical and programing software (R, Python, C, SAS, SQL, Stata, Linux), preferred.

 

LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, and/or REGISTRATIONS:  Specify minimum credentials and clearly indicate if required or preferred.

Not Applicable

EDUCATION:  Check boxes that best describe the minimum and preferred education requirements.

Minimum Required:

High school diploma, GED or equivalent

Certificate :  Please specify

Some college or Associate’s Degree

Bachelor’s Degree

Master’s Degree

Doctoral Degree: X

None required

Preferred:

High school diploma, GED or equivalent

Certificate : Please specify

Some college or Associate’s Degree

Bachelor’s Degree

Master’s Degree

Doctoral Degree X

 

Field of Study/Additional Specialized Training: Not Applicable

Equivalent Experience – please document if educational requirements can be met through equivalent experience: Not Applicable

EXPERIENCE: Indicate the required and preferred (optional) amount and type of experience.   Not Applicable

Required: Scientific background, with proven experience in multi-tasking various assigned scientific/research projects

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY (authority to hire, promote, or terminate):  Indicate supervisory “scope” and list the number of employees supervised. Not Applicable

FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY: Indicate financial “scope” information, e.g. size of budget, volume, revenue, etc.: Not Applicable

WORKING CONDITIONS: Describe the conditions in which the work is performed.: Lab setting and clinical setting.

The information contained in this document is intended to describe the general contents and requirements of work being performed by people assigned to this classification.  It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive statement of all duties, responsibilities or skills of individuals so classified.

Job Posting (optional):  We are looking for a highly motivated individual with a background in genetics or data sciences to perform cutting-edge research utilizing genetic, epidemiological, and imaging data assembled from human subjects.

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