Data Scientist I, Biostatistics and Machine Learning – UT Southwestern – Dallas, TX

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Why UT Southwestern?

With over 75 years of excellence in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, UT Southwestern is committed to excellence, innovation, teamwork, and compassion. As a world-renowned medical and research center, we strive to provide the best possible care, resources, and benefits for our valued patients and employees. With over 20,000 employees, we are committed to continuing our growth with the best professionals in the healthcare industry. We invite you to be a part of the UT Southwestern team where you’ll discover teamwork, professionalism, and consistent opportunities for growth.

Job Summary

The Data Scientist will participate in data science research projects on biomedical data (electronic health records, digital pathology, and molecular profiling). Apply advanced statistical and machine learning methods. Develop informatics analysis pipelines and tools for cancer research. Experience in the analysis of electronic health records data, digital pathology images, NGS data, and other molecular profiling data is preferred. Python or R is required.

Job Duties

Analyzes and develops formalisms, algorithms and software for applications in biomedical research.

Develops and maintains software tools and infrastructure for resolving specific problems.

Assists in the development, testing and revision of programs in a team with diverse bioinformatics expertise.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Experience and Education

M.S. in Computer Science, Bioinformatics, (Bio)mathematics, (Bio)statistics, Physics, Electrical Engineering, or related field OR B.S. with demonstrated experience in broadly defined areas of bioinformatics. 0 – 2 years post-graduation experience in data analysis and/or scientific software development.

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This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information. UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; sex; including sexual harassment; age; disability; genetic information; citizenship status; and protected veteran status. In addition, it is UT Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

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