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Research Associate-Genetics, Genomics, and Informatics
University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, Tennessee
 
 
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Date Posted 02/19/2021
Category
Admin-Laboratory and Research
Employment Type FullTime
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 
 
 

Research Associate-Genetics, Genomics, and Informatics - 210000009L 



Description

 

Hiring Salary Range: $51,252.35 - $61,502.82/Annually

 

THIS IS A GRANT-FUNDED POSITION.

 

Job Summary/Essential Job Functions: Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, this position assists the Department of Genetics, Genomics and Informatics with an ongoing research project studying inflammatory bowel disease. Duties include designing and conducting assigned project-related analyses using epidemiological and statistical methods, as well as assuming day-to-day data management and quality control. Additional duties include writing manuscripts for scientific journals, presenting findings at scientific meetings, determining appropriate study designs, consulting, advising, and supervising students and postdocs in the Simpson Lab.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :

  • Conducts primary data analyses that includes designing and performing complex statistical analyses, and development of new statistical approaches as needed.
  • Analyzes data, prepares figures, and texts for poster presentations, and/or publications and extramural grant submissions on behalf of the PI.
  • Evaluates study designs and suggests changes where appropriate.
  • Performs bioinformatics and epidemiological analyses of data generated in house and by external collaborators.
  • Identifies appropriate statistical models to use once a hypothesis has been identified.
  • Develops analytic protocols, defines expected endpoints, and performs statistical evaluations of results to make conclusions.
  • Determines study designs and power calculations for grant applications.
  • Advises the PI of which protocols should be used in quality control and data management.
  • Manages external collaborations set up by the PI, including conferencing with the external lab and as national and international consortia.
  • Supervises and develops standard operating procedures (SOPs) for Lab Staff/Trainees and Managing External Collaborations/Research Projects.
  • Oversees the work of temporary students, postdoctoral fellows, and PhD students and trains them on statistics, epidemiology, and genetics, as well as computational techniques.
  • Reports any inappropriate ethical, compliance, or scientific misconduct issues to the PI.
  • Performs other related duties, as assigned. 
  •   

    Hiring Salary Range: $51,252.35 - $61,502.82/Annually

     

    THIS IS A GRANT-FUNDED POSITION.

     

    Job Summary/Essential Job Functions: Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, this position assists the Department of Genetics, Genomics and Informatics with an ongoing research project studying inflammatory bowel disease. Duties include designing and conducting assigned project-related analyses using epidemiological and statistical methods, as well as assuming day-to-day data management and quality control. Additional duties include writing manuscripts for scientific journals, presenting findings at scientific meetings, determining appropriate study designs, consulting, advising, and supervising students and postdocs in the Simpson Lab.

     

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :

  • Conducts primary data analyses that includes designing and performing complex statistical analyses, and development of new statistical approaches as needed.
  • Analyzes data, prepares figures, and texts for poster presentations, and/or publications and extramural grant submissions on behalf of the PI.
  • Evaluates study designs and suggests changes where appropriate.
  • Performs bioinformatics and epidemiological analyses of data generated in house and by external collaborators.
  • Identifies appropriate statistical models to use once a hypothesis has been identified.
  • Develops analytic protocols, defines expected endpoints, and performs statistical evaluations of results to make conclusions.
  • Determines study designs and power calculations for grant applications.
  • Advises the PI of which protocols should be used in quality control and data management.
  • Manages external collaborations set up by the PI, including conferencing with the external lab and as national and international consortia.
  • Supervises and develops standard operating procedures (SOPs) for Lab Staff/Trainees and Managing External Collaborations/Research Projects.
  • Oversees the work of temporary students, postdoctoral fellows, and PhD students and trains them on statistics, epidemiology, and genetics, as well as computational techniques.
  • Reports any inappropriate ethical, compliance, or scientific misconduct issues to the PI.
  • Performs other related duties, as assigned. 
  •   

     



    Qualifications

     

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:  

    EDUCATION:  Ph.D. in Medicine, Epidemiology, Genetic Epidemiology, or related study. (TRANSCRIPT REQUIRED)

     

    EXPERIENCE: Five (5) years’ experience in a genetic epidemiological research laboratory, with prior supervisory experience. (Three (3) years of direct experience with genetics or epidemiology preferred). Ability to handle sensitive human subjects data, including that controlled by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), the Privacy Act and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) REQUIRED.

     

    Proof of and continuing education in CITI training programs for handling human-subjects data as required by the IRB.

     

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES :

    • Knowledge of biostatistics, genetics, and epidemiology.
    • Knowledge of operating in a high-performance computing environment for statistical and other data analyses as well as day-to-day operation of PC computers, including word processing, spreadsheet management and presentations.
    • Skilled in R/SAS required. Python, Java, or C++/C# a plus.
    • Advanced understanding of statistical principles.
    • Ability to manage time and to multitask.
    • Ability to train and to manage staff, to develop data analytic protocols and SOPs, and to effectively communicate orally and in written.
    • Ability to critically analyze data and to draw conclusions about a hypothesis independently.
    • Ability to manage external collaborations, excluding the exchange of data/results.
    • Demonstrated experience and skill in a genetic, epidemiological, or biostatistical research laboratory.
    • Supervisory knowledge of and experience with prior abstracts and publications in the field of inflammatory bowel disease.
    • Experience with and knowledge of statistical software, analyses, and sensitive human- subjects data handling.

     

    WORK SCHEDULE This position may be occasionally required to work evenings and weekends. May require occasional overnight travel.

     


    Job
      Research Professional 
    Primary Location
      US-Tennessee-Memphis 
    Organization
      Genetics, Genomics & Informatics 
    Campus/Institute  Memphis 
    Schedule
      Full-time 
    Job Posting
      Feb 18, 2021, 1:40:47 PM 


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