Post Doctoral Research Scholar

Childrens Mercy Hospital   •  

Kansas City, MO

Industry: Healthcare


Less than 5 years

Posted 57 days ago

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This is a two-year post-doctoral appointment (with possible renewal) to provide advanced research training to individuals with a doctoral degree in the biomedical or computational fields.
The post-doctoral research fellow will conduct high quality research in pediatric data science. Our research group works with large scale, de-identified aggregate electronic health record data, clinical and research applications of mixed reality visualization, integration of patient context ("envirome") information into clinical systems and genomics-based clinical decision support. The postdoc will apply subject matter expertise and data science methods to an emerging project integrating disparate information sources available to the Children's Research Institute including clinical phenotype, genome sequence (exome and WGS), specimen and environmental data. The fellow will join a dynamic organization focused on team science and translational research. The Children's Research Institute offers access to a high performance computing (HPC) resource, bioinformatics expertise, a biostats and epi core, software engineers and a diverse community of translational researchers committed to improving the health of children.

Job Requirements:

  • PhD or MD or related doctoral level degree in a relevant discipline
  • 1-2 years' experience
  • Conduct original research in the the application of data science methods to improve child health.
  • Expert with one or more modern programming environments – including R and Python.
  • Organizational and project management skills; Written and oral communication; Skill in leading, coordinating, and/or supervising the work of others; The ability to work effectively with people from a variety of culturally diverse backgrounds.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate about biomedical topics and engage with clinical experts.