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From: Alan Kelm <tech@ssc.ca>
Subject: [d-ssc] Biostatistical and Data Management Support Analyst - Queen's University
Date: January 30, 2014 at 7:29:04 AM PST


POSITION SUMMARY

QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY - GENERAL STAFF


POSITION TITLE: Biostatistical and Data Management Support Analyst
DEPARTMENT:
Pathology and Molecular Medicine
POSITION NUMBER:
00501343
GRADE:
7
EFFECTIVE DATE: January 1, 2014


JOB SUMMARY:

Reporting to the Director of the Queen's Genomics Facility, the incumbent will advance the research initiatives of Clinical Faculty within the Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine by providing statistical, bioinformatics and image analysis support on research projects. The incumbent will also provide researchers with data management support including providing data storage solutions and assisting with data entry and manipulation.

The incumbent will analyze research data from a variety of platforms, including, but not limited to, microarray, next generation sequencing, Nanostring, bright-field or fluorescence microscopy.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide statistical guidance to researchers to assist with experimental design.
  • Provide statistical analysis of genomic, proteomic or image-derived data from a variety of platforms.
  • Assist with data management and data storage, manipulation, annotation and entry.
  • Provide analysis services for researchers with biomarker datasets.
  • Train faculty, researchers and junior staff in the use of key bioinformatics tools.
  • Assist with the development of a departmental analysis platform at the HPCVL.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master's Degree in Science, Statistics or Bioinformatics.
  • Experience with bioinformatics or image analysis tools, both freeware and commercial, including those used to analyze large datasets for genomic, proteomic or quantitative image data, is an asset.
  • Experience with database construction and querying.

SPECIAL SKILLS:

  • Ability to analyze, annotate and filter large biomarker datasets.
  • Familiarity with lab information management systems and clinical databases.
  • Proficiency in "R" statistical programming language and programming skills considered an asset.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills in order to work with multiple researchers or on various research projects simultaneously.
  • Possess a high degree of attention to detail.
  • Good organizational and planning skills, ability to show initiative and work independently.
  • Analytical, interpretive and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to synthesize information from a wide variety of sources.

DECISION MAKING:

  • Work with the Principal Investigators to determine the appropriate analytical approaches and statistical techniques to be used.
  • Determine how to effectively collect, analyze and store data.
  • Respond to inquiries from researchers and determine where to redirect more complex inquiries.
  • Determine how to prioritize tasks in order to manage multiple projects from a variety of researchers.

FOR RESEARCH POSITIONS ONLY:

  1. Is this position technical in nature in a lab or lab-related area? Yes
  2. Does this position support a research project? Yes
    If yes, indicate name of the project:
  3. Does this position report directly to a Principal Investigator (PI)?Yes
    If yes, indicate name of the PI: Dr. Harriet Feilotter






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