SEADS ICCM Postdoc and PhD Description: Biomedical Informatics or Related Field in Computational Biology

SEADS ICCM Postdoc and PhD Description: Biomedical Informatics or Related Field in Computational Biology

Job Summary: Biomedical informatics (BMI) is the interdisciplinary, scientific field that studies and pursues the effective uses of biomedical data, information, and knowledge for scientific inquiry, problem solving and decision making, motivated by efforts to improve human health.

Purpose of these positions: The incumbent to these positions would be responsible for initial configuration and implementation of a prototype of the Structured Environment for Animal Data Simulation (SEADS) platform in the Cerner Inc. computational environment. The SEADS is envisioned as a multipurpose platform that will integrate disparate sources of animal health data (veterinary electronic medical records, FDA regulatory drug submissions, pharmacogenomic data, preclinical toxicological data, pharmacological and diagnostic laboratory data, etc.) into a single platform using tools developed by Cerner (CODE, Ignite, etc. ) to create and manage their integrated human health databases.

Description of Duties:
Design SEADS structure
Define data elements, approaches to data quality assessment and validation for creating SEADS platform prototype. This involves assessing the detailed structure of initial databases that would feed into the integrated database.
Closely interact with SEADS initiative co-directors and partners.
Make presentations on SEADS progress and future directions

For Postdoc: PhD in a biomedical informatics core discipline or related field in computational biology.
For PhD: Master in a biomedical informatics/biomathematics/biostatistics core discipline.
Self-motivation, attention to detail, persistence, diligence, and the ability to work in a distributed team are essential attributes for the individual undertaking this position.
Familiarity with animal health data structures would be beneficial, as would experience with Cerner data programs.

Contact Information: For further information about this position, please contact Dr. Majid Jaberi-Douraki through or or at 785-532-4733.

Instructions to Applicants: Please submit an application along with a cover letter, resume and three professional references for Postdoc applications (two for PhD applications). Screening of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Start Date: As soon as possible.

Location: K-State Olathe in Kansas City for Postdoc.

For Postdoc Applicants: Applicants must also apply through the K-State Human Capital Services by clicking here.

Total Rewards: Heath Insurance and Wellness Life Insurance Leave and Holidays Tuition Assistance Retirement Plans Worker's Compensation. For additional information refer to the benefits summary ( Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Background Screening required.

  • Kansas State University
  • Manhattan, Kansas
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Thursday, August 31, 2017