HERC: Metro New York & Southern Connecticut Staff Associate II in New York, New York
Employer Name: Columbia University
The Suh Lab is seeking to hire a Staff Associate II to study human brain aging and aging-related diseases using large public databases. This individual will play a role in curating and organizing the large datasets, conducting data analysis, and contributing to manuscript writing, including but not limited to disease categorization, standardization of medical trait terms, and organizing summary statistics. The individual will also be responsible for managing the data and maintaining the operating system of Suh Lab workstations to ensure they are up to date for security purposes. Specific skills: · Functional knowledge: Research subject specifically within own function · Problem Solving: Moderately complex situations, analyzing problem solving based on education and experience · Decision making/Autonomy: Carries out research projects with limited PI supervision both collaboratively and independently · Technical Expertise: Operates and maintains Linux system, software programs for research in support of the project · Communication: Summarizes and explains information to others and contribute to publications At Columbia University Medical center, we stand together because diverse experiences, perspective, and values enrich every dimension of our work. Join our team and see how your unique skills and experiences can create a real impact by changing lives. Job Responsibilities: · Download, curate, and organize public databases relevant to brain aging and aging-related diseases · Develop and maintain analysis pipeline for the project purposes · Summarize and interpret large datasets to extract meaningful insights related to brain aging · Learn and adapt to a new type of data and method to analyze brain aging-related data · Work on data analyses including disease categorization, standardization of trait terms, and other relevant metrics · Work on writing manuscript · Maintaining the Linux operating system up to date for security purposes The Scientific Community: Situated on a 20-acre campus in Northern Manhattan CUIMC provides global leadership in scientific research, health and medical education, and patient care. CUIMC is especially proud of its relationship with the surrounding Washington Heights community and has numerous research and clinical programs in Northern Manhattan, including Harlem, Washington Heights, and Inwood. CUIMC also has more than 40 state-of-the-art shared research facilities physically housed in and administered by its departments, centers, and institutes. These resources offer the highest-quality scientific technology to the community, and many also offer education and training, as needed. We offer competitive salary and benefit packages. The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is dedicated to the goal of building a multicultural faculty and staff committed to teaching, working and serving in a diverse community, and strongly encourages applications from candidates of traditionally underrepresented backgrounds. We are continuously seeking to recruit individuals who will enhance the diversity of our workplace and the effectiveness of our organization. Minimum Qualification: · Bachelor's degree in brain science related field and 4 years' experience · Experience using R language · Experience working in a biology field lab Preferred Qualifications: · A master's degree in brain science related field · Experience in Linux operating system Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran Pay Transparency Disclosure The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to departmental budgets, qualifications, experience, education, licenses, specialty, and training. The above hiring range represents the University's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.