Friday , May 24 2024

Sick Kids Job Opportunities – Data Scientist/Bioinformatician

Website The Hospital for Sick Children

Job Description:

Are you interested in machine learning applications in precision medicine, clinical genomics and disease research? Do you want to contribute to cutting-edge research in bioinformatics and computational medicine? Do you enjoy a casual work environment where learning and development are encouraged? Are you interested in learning and applying new technologies?

Job Responsibilities:

  • Comparative evaluation of the ML methods and tools for each data analysis task
  • Collaboration with clinical research teams within Sickkids Hospital and with external teams
  • Analysis of biomedical data sets
  • Developing and maintaining existing data-analysis pipelines, identifying and testing new tools
  • Systematic exploration of high-dimensional data to identify issues of practical or theoretical importance using mathematical/computational approaches
  • Integrative analysis of multiple data types
  • Application of a range of machine learning methods and tools to clinical research projects

Job Requirements:

  • Background in biology, genetics, medicine, and statistics, to understand the scientific requirements of the applications to be developed.
  • Proficiency in Python and/or R
  • Experience developing and implementing algorithms for the processing of large genomics and biomedical data sets
  • Familiarity with HPC environments and how to run applications in HPC clusters
  • Experience testing and developing machine learning tools and pipelines
  • Background in machine learning, predictive modeling and data analysis
  • A degree in Computer Science, Bioinformatics, Data Science or related field

Job Details:

Company: The Hospital for Sick Children

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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