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Faculty (Rank TBD) - Biostatistics - 992074

Apply Now Job Number: 505902
Work Type: Full Time with Full Benefits
Location: Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida
Department: Neuro-Immune Institute Research
Categories: Faculty - Health Professions

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Job Title: Faculty (Rank TBD) - Biostatistics - 992074
Location: Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida
Work Type: Full Time with Full Benefits
Job Category: Exempt
Hiring Range: Commensurate with experience
Pay Basis:


Subject to Grant Funding?: Yes  
Essential Job Functions: 1. Conducts research in biostatistics and/or bioinformatics theory and method, and apply them to both basic scientific discovery and advancement of applied sciences to achieve the Clinical Systems Biology Group and Institute for Neuro-Immune Medicine’s overall goals; Generate and report data and results and lead or assist in preparation and publishing of data in scientific journals. May use discretion in prioritizing and organizing workflow.
2. Supports the development of advanced computational methods and tools, and performs research; collaborate with other scientists in determining the order of research processes that best support essential project goals; use discretion in prioritizing and organizing daily workflow.
3. Assists with maintaining daily operation of computational infrastructure, data management, monitor and maintain operation of web servers and databases.
4. Coordinates and implements other research support activities associated with assigned projects to support the goals of research.
5. Communicates research discoveries through presentations within the institute and at regional, national and/or international scientific meetings and through publications in scientific, peer reviewed journals.
6. Operates and properly maintains laboratory equipment.
7. Determines the issues in research protocol and assists with identifying and implementing modifications in research methodologies; consults scientific literature as needed.
8. Constructs, evaluates, collects, manages and retains research generated data; ensures that sufficient records are kept and good record keeping practices are followed to document experimental methods, accuracy of data collected and methods and accuracy of data interpretation; exclusively adopt and use the Institute-provided, electronic research data management system to ensure an orderly, dated and secure data repository.
9. Teaches College of Osteopathic Medicine courses in the classroom or in small group discussion or laboratory.
10. Performs other duties as assigned.
Marginal Job Functions:  
Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: 1. Expertise in biostatistical and/or bioinformatics analysis.
2. Knowledge of algorithm development, computer programming, software engineering and biological research.
3. Skilled in technical proficiency, scientific creativity, collaboration with others and independent thought.
4. Ability to develop applications to assist with biological data analysis and interpretation.
5. Ability to connect and apply scientific knowledge in research.
6. Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations; ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals; ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of
managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
7. Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry; ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
8. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists; ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Job Requirements:  
Required Certifications/Licensures: Terminal degree (DO,MD degree or Resident) or board eligibility in appropriate area of specialization or Ph.D., if teaching only.
Required Education: Terminal Degree (Highest degree in field of study)
Major (if required):  
Required Experience: 1. Ph.D. in bioinformatics, biostatistics, quantitative sciences, engineering, computational biology, computer science, molecular biology or other related fields.
2. Zero (0) - two (2) years research experience in application of biostatistics and/or bioinformatics required.
Preferred Qualifications:  
Is this a safety sensitive position? No  
Background Screening Required? No  
Pre-Employment Conditions:


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