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Medical Informatics Positions

Post-doctoral Position in Semantic Web and Biomedical Informatics

Posted: 16 May 2011

We are seeking candidates at the intersection of computer science, medicine and clinical translational science with experience in semantic-web technologies, strong application development skills, and familiarity with software engineering best practices. A background in databases and/or logic programming is a plus. Typical research projects in the Division of Medical Informatics include:

1. Collaborating with biomedical and clinical investigators at the Case CTSA and Case Cancer Center to develop forward-looking initiatives to better support their project objectives and overall mission, including innovative solutions for data collection, large scale data storage & retrieval, data integration, data mining & knowledge discovery, data visualization, and social networking

2. Implementing and supporting infrastructure for resource management, storage space and computational capacity, as well as improving secure and policy-compliant access to PHI (patient health information) to enhance translational and comparative effectiveness research.

3. A successful candidate should have a Ph.D in computer science, bioinformatics, biomedical informatics or related disciplines.

Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Applicant should email CV (with references) and a cover letter summarizing their experiences, to: jxa136( at )case( dot )edu. Questions can be directed to Dr. GQ Zhang at gq( at )case( dot )edu or Dr. Satya Sahoo at satya( dot )sahoo( at )case( dot )edu.

Case Western Reserve, a leader among independent research universities, offers world-class academic programs in Medicine and Engineering. Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. Women and underrepresented minorities are encouraged to apply.


Research Developer Staff Positions in Biomedical Informatics

The Division for Medical Informatics, Center for Clinical Investigation in Case Western Reserve University's School of Medicine invites applications for four staff positions at the Research Associate and Senior Research Associate levels. Qualification for each position may vary, but a candidate must have M.S. in computer science, medical informatics or a related area with minimum five years experience. A senior candidate should have a PhD degree. We are seeking candidates at the intersection of computer science, medicine and clinical translational science, with a strong track record in developing software tools, methodologies and informatics infrastructure with a direct bearing on the biomedical research enterprise. Annual salary depends on qualification and responsibility but can go as high as $90k. Effort distribution will be finalized when offer is made, but responsibilities typically include a combination of the following broad categories:

1. Leading research programming and development effort for informatics infrastructure used in major centers such as CTSA and Comprehensive Cancer Center

2. Collaborating with biomedical and clinical investigators and teams to develop forward-looking initiatives to better support their project objectives and overall mission, including innovative solutions for data collection, large scale data storage & retrieval, data integration, data mining & knowledge discovery, data visualization, and social networking

3. Implementing and supporting a robust and scalable IT infrastructure accounting for resource management, storage space and computational capacity, as well as improving secure and policy-compliant access to PHI (patient health information) to enhance translational and comparative effectiveness research.

A successful candidate will be creative and fluent in the agile development methodology (e.g. Ruby on Rails); adept in semantic- web techniques (e.g. ontological systems and RDF), service-oriented architecture (e.g. RESTful) and user-centered interfaces; impact-driven and flourish in team work; enjoy interactions with domain expert and end user through effective communication; self-motivated, independent but disciplined to work under a rigorous project management framework (e.g. Rally). Clinical background and experience in large-scale data integration are pluses. Candidates with substantial architecture or project management experience are also encouraged to apply. Applicant should email CV, a cover letter summarizing their experiences, and the names of two references to: jxa136@case.edu.
Questions can be directed to Professor GQ Zhang, Division Chief, at gq@case.edu. Applications will be reviewed as they are received, and continue until the positions are filled. Case Western Reserve, a leader among independent research universities, offers world-class academic programs in Medicine and Engineering. Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. Women and underrepresented minorities are encouraged to apply.


Tenure Track Faculty Positions in Biomedical Informatics

Posted 24 February 2010

The Division for Medical Informatics, Center for Clinical Investigation in Case Western Reserve University's School of Medicine invites applications for two tenure track Assistant Professor positions. We are seeking candidates whose research areas intersect computer science and clinical and health science, with an aptitude to develop software tools, methodologies, and informatics infrastructure with a direct bearing on the biomedical research enterprise.

Case Western Reserve, a leader among independent research universities, offers world-class academic programs in Medicine and Engineering. In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. Women and underrepresented minorities are encouraged to apply.

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