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Old 09-27-2011, 12:46 PM   #1
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Default Career Opportunity! Director of Pathology/Lab Medical Bioinformatics

At The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, we provide an environment that's as nurturing as it is dynamic. Our team-oriented approach allows for ample learning and career growth opportunities. We think you'll find that CHOP offers the ideal atmosphere in which to best use your skills and talents.
One of the ways in which we show our regard and appreciation for our people is by ensuring their voices are heard — we're eager for your input, ideas and inspiration. And we value your potential. We believe the process of learning is an invaluable tool, and encourage the members of our employee community to exercise their ambitions and take their skills to the next level at every opportunity.
Just as we’re committed to the highest quality of healthcare for our patients, we believe in providing our employees with a comprehensive benefits program that meets their individual needs as well as those of their families.

Position Description:
The Director provides overall leadership and accountability for the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Bioinformatics Program (see bullet points below). Works closely with individual clinical and research laboratories to identify bioinformatics needs and assembles a team to address these needs over time. Interfaces with both the IT and bioinformatics groups at CHOP and UPenn to address software and hardware problems in the laboratories. An immediate goal is the development of a genomic data workflow as the labs move toward integration of next generation sequencing into the clinical diagnostic arena. There will be opportunities for participation in research and possible academic appointment for a suitably motivated individual.
• Advice on the appropriate hardware and software solution for a given research or clinical project. Identify and apply appropriate analytical procedures.
• Genomic data analysis. Develop and/or implement statistical, informatics and computational methodologies for genetic analysis. NGS data analysis and software development for research and clinical diagnostics. SNP and expression array analysis. Primary and secondary analysis of genomic data.
• Create and manage laboratory databases. Management and storage of genomic data from clinical diagnostic and research labs. Integrate relevant laboratory databases with other institutional datasets and systems. Develop Biobanking informatics and connectivity to other institutional databases. Manage related clinical and research laboratory records, workflows and information.
• Project management and coordination. Assure the efficient and effective clinical operations, the proper prioritization of different projects and the availability of required resources.
• Coordinate with internal groups within CHOP and the Department of Pathology, including IS, clinical and research laboratories and other cores. Facilitate collaborations between the laboratories and computational groups at CHOP and UPenn.

Position Requirements:
•Ph.D. in Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics or other high level scientific discipline.
•Minimum of three years of experience post doctorate.
•Minimum 3–5 years of managerial/supervisory experience.
•Strong data management experience and expertise.
•Project management experience strongly desired.
•Should have advanced mathematical and computer skills combined with in-depth knowledge of biological science, especially human genetics.
•Strong programming skills in R and/or SAS, C/C++, Perl, SQL, PHP, Java, and HTML.
•Familiarity with bioinformatics resources and software.
•Strong UNIX/LINUX system expertise.
•Operating style that fosters teamwork and cooperation
•Excellent judgment
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
•Flexible and innovative problem-solving skills
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Excellent relationship building and maintenance ability.

All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

Mandatory Requirements:
All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.
•Child Abuse Clearances
•FBI Fingerprint Clearance
•Drug Screening
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or veteran status.

If interested in applying, please submit your application by following the link:
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Old 02-07-2012, 12:50 PM   #2
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Default Still vacant?

I was wondering if this position is still available...
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