Biomedical Informatics Senior Research Specialist UIC,CCTS

Biomedical Informatics Senior Research Specialist
UIC Center for Clinical and Translational Science

The Biomedical Informatics Senior Research Specialist contributes to the conceptualization, design, development and delivery of biomedical informatics research projects, addressing all areas of clinical and translational science for the Center for Clinical & Translational Science (CCTS). This position conducts and manages advanced biomedical informatics research projects, analyzes results, processes and develops innovative approaches to refine project design and outcomes based on the research project needs. This position works collaboratively with research projects along the scientific pipeline, from discovery through the study of patients and populations to improve public health to advance the deployment of information and computation in healthcare; interpret critical biological findings; and translate biological discoveries into clinical utility.

Key Responsibilities:
•Designs and develops novel biomedical informatics research tools and techniques for processing of large volumes of primary and derived biomedical data including clinical data and other data sources including, but not limited to, unstructured data, biospecimen data, imaging data, EEG, ECG, genetic data, etc.
•Collaborates in the creation of a research data warehouse through the utilization of extraction and transformation tools applied to Epic or Cerner EMR systems and other biomedical data sources.
•Collaborates with study PI’s and study teams to provide consultative services on study design and subsequent data analysis.
•Collaborates with study PI’s and study teams to extract and transform data from the research data warehouse, as called for by IRB approved research protocols.
•Serves as collaborator and consultant with research, clinical faculty, and industry partners on design, optimization of research aims, and alternative approaches, for multi-partner collaborations in biomedical informatics.
•Researches core literature in the biomedical informatics field to identify appropriate advances and new trends.
•Provides leadership to teams in areas relating to biomedical informatics including data ingestion, extraction, data science, tools development, or biomedical education as needed.
•Attends national and regional biomedical informatics seminars and meetings. Presents original research and represents UIC and the CCTS at national scientific meetings and conferences.
•Authors and co-authors scientific papers in the field of biomedical informatics.

Qualifications: Skills

Ideal candidates would have the following qualifications:
•Advanced skills in data extraction and transformation of clinical biomedical data.
•Requires excellent communication, organization, presentation, analytical and computational skills.
•Advanced skills in data analytics and data mining. Excellent problem solving skills and abilities.
•Strong skills in SQL, Python, and Perl. Strong exposure to Unix and Windows OS environments. C and/or C++ development, a strong plus. Healthcare interoperability standards exposure, a strong plus. Skills in machine learning or natural language processing, a strong plus.

Qualifications: Experience

Ideal candidates would have the following qualifications:
•Master’s Degree in Biomedical Informatics, Clinical Informatics, sciences or a related field.
•A minimum of 5 years of related experience in clinical research informatics.
•Expert knowledge of one or more common data models in biomedical informatics.

Qualifications: Education
Master's degree
How to apply

For fullest consideration, please submit CV with completed application to the UIC Job Board by February 1, 2021. The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit https://www.hr.uillinois.edu/cms/One.aspx?portalId=4292&pageId=1411899

Job Link: https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=136066

Application Instructions

For fullest consideration, please submit CV with completed application to the UIC Job Board by February 1, 2021. The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit https://www.hr.uillinois.edu/cms/One.aspx?portalId=4292&pageId=1411899

Job Link: https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=136066

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Chicago, IL
United States

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