Research Data Scientist- Schwab Lab - Tenders Global

Research Data Scientist- Schwab Lab

The Research Data Scientist participates in biomedical research projects using programming, data-mining, statistics, machine learning, and visualization techniques to develop, evaluate, and/or apply algorithms and software for data analysis.  Responsibilities include querying databases, data processing, supervised and unsupervised machine learning, deploying production models, and communication of scientific findings via peer-reviewed publications and scientific conferences. Writes clean, performant, reusable code managed on GitHub to perform repeatable analyses and to train and deploy models to multiple environments. 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

• Assists with the development, evaluation, and/or application of computational and statistical methods including artificial intelligence and machine learning algorithms and software for the analysis of biomedical data.

• Assists with the presentation and communication of scientific results through laboratory meetings, scientific conferences, and peer-reviewed publications.

• Creates database-to-deployment pipelines for models using the necessary programming languages (primarily R, Python, SQL).

• Creates sustainable data science infrastructure and adheres to data analysis/machine learning best practices.

• Performs exploratory data analysis to gauge the need for or appropriateness of advanced analytical methods.

• Works with senior or lead data scientists and principal investigators to identify areas where data science can best be applied to answer biomedical research questions.

• Tests and validates code to ensure robustness of data applications with version control through GitHub.

• Performs all other duties as assigned. 


Bachelor’s degree in computer science, machine learning, applied mathematics, econometrics, statistics, engineering, physics, or related discipline. Master’s degree preferred.




2-5 years professional experience in healthcare or pharmaceutical industries working with biomedical data. Experience programming at an intermediate skill level with a high-level programming language such as R or Python. College projects may be acceptable. Experience programming at a basic to intermediate proficiency level in SQL. Experience in biomedical machine learning is preferred

Working Title:

Research Data Scientist- Schwab Lab


Dept of Orthopaedics

Business Entity:

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Job Category:

Information Technology

Job Specialty:

Business Intelligence/Reporting

Position Type:


Shift Length:

8 hour shift

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Base Pay:

$94,800.00 – $161,000.00

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