Department2010011 BSD - Center for Research Informatics
About the UnitSince 2011, the Center for Research Informatics (CRI) has advanced the forefront of biomedical and biological sciences at the University of Chicago and beyond. Our 35+ member staff has expertise in clinical data analytics, machine learning, natural language processing, software engineering, and genomic analysis. Recent projects have included designing predictive models of adverse clinical events, developing a clinical trials management software system, and creating custom genomics pipelines. Our team built and now manages one of the largest research-based clinical data warehouses in the country, along with an infrastructure environment that supports high performance computing, compliant storage, and virtualization. In addition to working on world-class research at UChicago, we collaborate on major multi-institutional projects that are changing the face of healthcare and data science. Our work also extends into the private sector, where we support both mature and start-up firms with expert consulting on clinical and genomic data analysis.
We are looking for a talented and motivated front-end web developer to take a lead role in constructing a Pediatric Cancer Data Commons (PCDC) at the University of Chicago. The PCDC is transforming research in childhood oncology by creating a single platform of harmonized clinical data that will serve as a global resource for medical investigators. At present the disease areas include neuroblastoma, soft tissue sarcoma, and leukemia. CRI will continue expanding into other areas over the next several years. The PCDC Front-end Developer will be responsible for creating the application user interface to achieve an accessible and intuitive experience for cancer researchers across the globe.
* Elucidate and integrate interface and design requirements from multiple stakeholders * Develop rapid UI/UX prototypes and present to stakeholders for feedback
* Develop modular, responsive, and performant UI/UX components with an emphasis on generality and re-usability of components across multiple projects
* Implement interfaces that allow users the ability to explore and navigate complex multi-faceted data sets
* Work collaboratively with back-end developers in building out the pediatric cancer data commons
* Build and/or maintain deep knowledge of biomedical research data
* Excellent analytical skills * Desire to work in a university research/biomedical environment * Open source enthusiast and passionate about learning new technologies * Ability to effectively assess and prioritize work
Education, Experience, or Certifications:
* Bachelor's degree required.
* Resume * Cover Letter strongly preferred * Reference Contact List preferred
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application
Pay RangeDepends on Qualifications
Scheduled Weekly Hours40
Job is Exempt?Yes
Drug Test Required?No
Does this position require incumbent to operate a vehicle on the job?No
Health Screen Required?No
Remove from Posting On or Before2019-10-29-07:00
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