Post-doctoral Fellow- Bioinformatics Specialist
Founded in 1946, the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation (OMRF) is among the nation’s oldest, most respected independent, nonprofit biomedical research institutes. OMRF is dedicated to understanding and developing more effective treatments for human diseases, focusing on critical research areas such as Alzheimer’s disease, cancer, lupus, Multiple Sclerosis, and cardiovascular disease. OMRF follows an innovative cross-disciplinary approach to medical research and ranks among the nation’s leaders in patents per scientist.
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Our Bioinformatics group is seeking a data analyst/ biostatistician/ bioinformatician to support our research in developing automated systems to check scientific publications for various types of errors, ethical issues and irregularities. The project will entail automated processing of text input to extract values, check accuracy of calculation, consult external websites for the validity of IDs and URLs, and return reports to the user. Machine learning skills will be helpful. Assessment of error-checking performance will be necessary (e.g., sensitivity and specificity). This position involves working both independently and as part of the bioinformatics team. The successful applicant will be able to work with conceptual ideas and implement technical/algorithmic solutions.
Post-doctorate 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. Proficiency in Python programming. Ability/experience in algorithmic processing of unstructured text (e.g., parsing, pattern matching). Strong project management, organizational, attention to detail, analytical, and verbal and written communication skills required.
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OMRF’s excellence can only be fully realized by individuals who share our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. Successful candidates will demonstrate commitment to these values. OMRF is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected characteristic.