Scientist II, Biomedical Informatics – Biogen – Cambridge, MA

Job ID: 5931
Job date: 2016-08-31

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External Posting Title Scientist II, Biomedical Informatics Job Description This position will be part of the informatics team within the Value Based Medicine group at Biogen. As part of the team s/he will be responsible for the development and management of a unique, multi-center, large-scale ongoing real world data set comprising EHR, imaging, genetic and sensor-based data in multiple sclerosis.

Primary responsibilities of this position include:
Developing and managing the content curation pipeline for the individual data types (EHR, imaging, genetic, and sensor-based) Curation of data sets Publication of versioned data sets for research use Creating, maintaining and publishing documentation related to the above Liaising with the information technology groups to enhance and further develop the data collection, management and distribution infrastructure Supporting ad hoc requests for data mining and analysis to aid hypothesis generation for network participants Creation, analysis and reporting of targeted data sets on an ad hoc basis for operational purposes and to monitor the participant network Conducting directed research in the areas of learning healthcare systems, data privacy, and biomedical informatics. Location Cambridge, MA, US Job Category Research Requisition Number 28619BR Qualifications Deep expertise in several of the following: Bash, HTML 5, PERL, Python (required) and R (required) Proficiency with several of the following: distributed and high performance computing, data visualization, data engineering, pipelining and wrangling tools (Tableau experience required) Experience in bioinformatics, medical informatics, clinical informatics, imaging informatics or other relevant forms of informatics required. Working knowledge of and experience with data management approaches e.g. relational databases, object stores, column stores, triple stores, graph stores, document stores desired Experience working in cross-functional groups at the intersection of clinical, psychosocial or imaging data analytics and computational technologies desired Education MS or PhD preferred in information sciences, computer sciences or biomedical informat-ics and/or relevant experience About Biogen Biogen (NASDAQ: BIIB) is a biotechnology leader that discovers, develops and delivers innovative therapies for the treatment of neurodegenerative and rare diseases. Patients worldwide benefit every day from our medicines for multiple sclerosis (MS) and hemophilia. Founded in 1978, Biogen is one of the world’s oldest independent biotechnology companies. Our development pipeline is focused on areas of high unmet medical need, as we pursue new therapies for patients suffering from diseases with few or no treatment options. These include programs for Alzheimer’s Disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Parkinson’s disease, spinal muscular atrophy and neuropathic pain amongst others.

With more than 7,000 people worldwide, Biogen is truly a global organization. We are headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, which is home to our research operations. Our international operations are based in Zug, Switzerland and we have world-class manufacturing facilities in North Carolina and Denmark. We offer therapies globally through direct affiliate presence in 30 countries and a network of distribution partners in over 50 additional countries.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, race, color, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, religion, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. Biogen is an E-Verify Employer in the United States.

Please be advised that all legitimate correspondence from a Biogen employee will come from "@biogen.com" email accounts.


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