[R-jobs] Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center - Systems Analyst/Programmer III/IV (AD-22564)

Duran, Alysha M @dur@n @end|ng |rom |hcrc@org
Tue Sep 8 21:54:56 CEST 2009

Systems Analyst /Programmer III/IV (AD-22564)


About Us


Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home of three Nobel laureates,
is an independent, nonprofit research institution dedicated to the
development and advancement of biomedical research to eliminate cancer
and other potentially fatal diseases. Recognized internationally for its
pioneering work in bone-marrow transplantation, the Center's four
scientific divisions collaborate to form a unique environment for
conducting basic and applied science. The Hutchinson Center, in
collaboration with its clinical and research partners, the University of
Washington and Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center, is the
only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center in
the Pacific Northwest. Join us and make a difference.




We are seeking an experienced Programmer/Systems Analyst.  The person
will join the Cancer Prevention Program providing support for the data
analysis of a large-scale genome-wide association study.  This
genome-wide scan is an NCI-funded multiple-year project with the goal to
identify susceptibility genes associated with cancer risk and to
investigate interaction between genes and environmental factors.  The
Programmer/Systems Analyst will work in a multidisciplinary research
team.  He/she will provide programming support for management of high
dimensional data sets, implement quality control procedures, apply
various software applications, and assist with running statistical
analysis on high performance compute clusters.  Furthermore, the person
will prepare written documentation for the data management and the
results of data analysis. 


Major Duties


In support of the research projects, the incumbent may perform one or
more of the following tasks in addition to other duties as assigned:


1.	Participate in design and development of the data management
system for studies. 
2.	Design, test, document, and maintain databases. 
3.	Develop, document, and maintain data cleaning procedures. 
4.	Implement and maintain standard datasets and reports. 
5.	Perform study-specific reporting. 
6.	Implement various software tools, such as PLINK, BeadStudio,
GenomeStudio, or software packages in R. 
7.	Develop and/or maintain user interface programs and software
8.	Assist with the statistical analysis on high performance compute



The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field and two years'
experience as a Systems Analyst/Programmer III or equivalent; or one
year as a Systems Analyst/Programmer III or equivalent and a Master's
Degree in a job-related area.  Experience with LINUX/Unix and R are
required.  Knowledge of C, FORTRAN, PERL, PYTHON, Rmpi or mpi is
desirable.  Experience with management of complex, high-dimensional
genotype data is desirable.  Demonstrated ability to communicate
effectively as part of a team. 


Recommended Qualifications

Proficient use of database management and statistical software.
Knowledge of and experience in programming support of statistical
analysis and methods development, or other scientific research are
desired. Experience in writing program, system, and/or database


To Apply


For more information about the position and to apply, please visit the
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center website at www.fhcrc.org
<http://www.fhcrc.org/>  and search for Job# AD-22564.
Alysha M. Duran
Human Resources Specialist/Recruiter
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Phone: (206) 667-2720
Fax: (206) 667-4051
Email: aduran using fhcrc.org <mailto:aduran using fhcrc.org> 

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