Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Sr. Data Scientist
Job Number: 75834
Job Code: 5523 Job Grade: K A research lab in the Division of Biomedical Informatics Research and the Institute for Immunity, Transplantation and Infection at Stanford School of Medicine is seeking highly motivated individuals for multi-disciplinary research in computational immunology. The projects will utilize diverse cohorts generated using state-of-the-art technologies across one or more diseases. Individuals will independently design studies, analyze data, and disseminate findings. They will independently work with investigators on proposal or grant development.They will take the lead on studies and research projects. They will oversee data scientists in the lower levels and lead teams of postdocs and graduate students focused on an immunological disease
Oversee lower-level staff on quality control
Oversee lower-level staff on creation of analytic files
Identify appropriate statistical tools for analysis
Implement data analysis through statistical programming
Consult with investigators and others on appropriate statistical approaches to data analyses; assist in study design
Develop oral and written dissemination of findings for conference presentations and peer-reviewed journal articles
Implement studies to address statistical issue arising from collaborations
* - Other duties may also be assigned DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Strong background in machine learning, biostatistics and bioinformatics
Experience with various experimental technologies in immunology
Experience with analysis of sequencing data
Manipulation and analyses of complex high-dimensional data
Experience with deep learning approaches
Industry experience as a data scientist
Demonstrated ability to implement machine learning models in scalable format for broad applicability
Strong communication and presentation skills
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
Master's degree in biostatistics, statistics or related field and at least 5 years of experience or Ph.D. in biostatistics, statistics or related field.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
Proficient in at least two of R, SAS, SPSS, or STATA
Skills in descriptive analysis, modeling of data, and graphic interfaces
Outstanding ability to communicate technical information to both technical and non-technical audiences
Demonstrated excellence in at least one area of expertise, which may include coordinating studies; statistical methodology such as missing data, survival analysis, statistical genetics, or informatics; statistical computing; database design (e.g., expertise in RedCAP or MySQL); graphical techniques (e.g., expertise in Illustrator).
Frequently perform desk based computer tasks, seated work and use light/ fine grasping
Occasionally stand, walk, and write by hand, lift, carry, push pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
May work extended or non-standard hours based on project or business cycle needs.
WORK STANDARDS (from JDL)
Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations
Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned
Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu
Location: School of Medicine, California, United States Schedule: Classification Level:
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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