Data Analyst / Bioinformatics Specialist - Translational Informatics

Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation
Arthritis & Clinical Immunology - Guthridge
United States OK Oklahoma City


Data Analyst / Bioinformatics Specialist - Translational Informatics

Posting Number: 000206

Position Type: Other

Department: Arthritis & Clinical Immunology - Guthridge

Job Summary/Basic Function:

The Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation (OMRF) is an independent, not-for-profit, biomedical research institute adjacent to the campus of the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (OUHSC) located in Oklahoma City. OMRF investigators have internationally recognized expertise in Autoimmunity, Immunology, Genetics, Aging, Cardiovascular Disease, and Cancer. Our Autoimmune Disease Institute houses Centers of Excellence and specialty research clinics for Rheumatic Diseases (focusing on Lupus, Rheumatoid Arthritis, UCTD, and Sjogren's) and for Multiple Sclerosis and related diseases. In addition to following over 4,000 patients with these conditions, teams of basic and clinical investigators conduct extensive clinical, translational and mechanistic research using samples obtained from these large clinical programs. Investigators at OMRF enjoy close scientific interactions with OUHSC faculty and participate in OUHSC graduate programs. Additional information about OMRF can be found at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation web site: Our Translational Informatics group is seeking a data analyst/biostatistician/bioinformatician to support both our clinical and basic research programs in autoimmune disease. Projects will include the application of precision medicine and molecular phenotype classification of subjects using machine learning approaches, high content data analysis, data visualization and reporting for publications and grants, bioinformatics analyses of results from various transcriptomic/genomic assays and basic statistical analyses/research design for clinical research projects. This position involves working both independently and as part of the translational informatics team. The successful applicant will work with basic scientists, clinical investigators, clinical trialists and other data analysts/database personnel.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Bioinformatics, Math, Statistics, Biostatistics, Computer Science, MIS, or relevant field and 2 years relevant experience or a combination of relevant experience and education. Strong project management, organizational, attention to detail, analytical, customer service, and verbal and written communication skills required.

Minimum Degree Required:

Bachelors Degree

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s degree or PhD in Biostatistics/Bioinformatics desired. Consulting biostatistics or bioinformatics experience. Programming experience is a plus.

Physical Demands:

Regularly moves about the work environment, talks, hears and listens. Occasionally lifts or moves up to 10 pounds. Requires the ability to see. The noise level and typical work conditions are consistent with an office environment.

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