Research Associate in Biomedical Informatics

University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

The Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for several Research Associate positions in the Academic Support Staff. This appointment will be initially for one (1) year and continuation during that time period and renewal are based on satisfactory performance and availability of funding (limited to three (3) years). Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree. Applicants must have a minimum of two years of post-doctoral professional or research experience or equivalent. the successful applicant will have a degree in bioinformatics, biomedical informatics, biostatistics, computer science, data science, or a related discipline.

Responsibilities may include conducting innovative research in informatics, communicate scientific results via scientific publications and conferences, collaborate within and outside the department, co-mentor students and trainees.

The successful applicant will have an opportunity to develop independence in research through writing peer-reviewed publications for research conferences and journals and through writing national institutes of health (NIH) grants.

Areas of excellence include artificial intelligence, bioinformatics, clinical informatics, clinical research informatics, complex adaptive systems, computational biology, consumer health informatics, data integration, data science, genomics, imaging informatics, machine learning, natural language processing, nursing informatics, public health informatics, text mining, and translational bioinformatics.

We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense. The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/women/individuals with disabilities/protected veterans are encouraged to apply.