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University of Pennsylvania

Data Scientist

Company: University of Pennsylvania

Location: Philadelphia - PA - USA

Posted on: November 24

University Overview The University of Pennsylvania - the largest private employer in Philadelphia - is a world-renowned leader in education - research - and innovation. This historic - Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate - graduate and continuing... education - all influenced by Penns distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning. As an employer Penn has been ranked nationally on many occasions with the most recent award from Forbes who named Penn one of Americas Best Employers By State in 2021. Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus - with easy access to a range of educational - cultural - and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks - lively cultural offerings - and wide variety of atmospheres - Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play. The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families - generous retirement benefits - a wide variety of professional development opportunities - supportive work and family benefits - a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources - and much more. COVID-19 vaccination is a requirement for all positions at the University of Pennsylvania. New hires are expected to be fully vaccinated before beginning work at the University. For more information about Penns vaccine requirements - visit the Penn COVID-19 Response website (https://coronavirus.upenn.edu/) for the latest information. Posted Job Title Data Scientist Job Profile Title Data Analyst C Job Description Summary The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania is the oldest and one of the finest medical schools in the United States. Penn is rich in tradition and heritage and at the same time consistently at the forefront of new developments and innovations in medical education and research. Since its founding in 1765 the School has been a strong presence in the community and prides itself on educating the leaders of tomorrow in patient care - biomedical research - and medical education. http://www.med.upenn.edu/ Job Description This analyst will work under the guidance of investigator in the Center for Biomedical image Computing and Analytics (http://www.cbica.upenn.edu/ - CBICA) - Director - Christos Davatzikos - PhD. The work involves testing - validating and extending advanced image processing algorithms - preparing and extending processing pipelines - and applying these pipelines on magnetic resonance brain imaging datasets from various studies involving both structural and functional data. The data analyst will collect and organize final quantitative and imaging results - perform quality control on the results - and communicate with clinical collaborators for the dissemination and discussion of the results. This position offers the opportunity to gain experience using advanced neuroimaging processing techniques and to apply these methods in the study of normal and pathological brain function.QualificationsA Bachelor's Degree and 2 years to 3 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Experience with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) analysis is required. Strong computer skills (knowledge of Python and/or Matlab - statistical analysis packages - basic shell scripting - experience in Unix platform) will be preferred. The job pay range encompasses the full range of employees from new hires to the salaries of Penn employees with many years of experience and seniority and is not a precise indicator of salaries of new hires when looking at the top end. Based on what we pay employees coming into this position our pay range is 50 - 000-70 - 000 based on education and experience above the minimum qualifications. Working ConditionsOffice - Library - Computer RoomPhysical EffortTypically sitting at desk or table Job Location - City - State Philadelphia - PennsylvaniaData Analyst C Department / School Perelman School of Medicine Pay Range $51 - 824.00 - $109 - 535.33 Salary offers are made based on the candidates qualifications - experience - skills - and education as they directly relate to the requirements of the position - as well as internal and market factors and grade profile. Affirmative Action Statement Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race - color - sex - sexual orientation - gender identity - religion - creed - national or ethnic origin - citizenship status - age - disability - veteran status - or any other legally protected class. Special Requirements Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job. University Benefits + Health - Life - and Flexible Spending Accounts : Penn offers comprehensive medical - prescription - behavioral health - dental - vision - and life insurance benefits to protect you and your familys health and welfare. You can also use flexible spending accounts to pay for eligible health care and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars. + Tuition : Take advantage of Penn's exceptional tuition benefits . You - your spouse - and your dependent children can get tuition assistance here at Penn. Your dependent children are also eligible for tuition assistance at other institutions. + Retirement: Penn offers generous retirement plans to help you save for your future. Penns Basic - Matching - and Supplemental retirement plans allow you to save for retirement on a pre-tax or Roth basis. Choose from a wide variety of investment options through TIAA and Vanguard. + Time Away from Work: Penn provides you with a substantial amount of time away from work during the course of the year. This allows you to relax - take vacations - attend to personal affairs - recover from illness or injury - spend time with familywhatever your personal needs may be. + Long-Term Care Insurance: In partnership with Genworth Financial - Penn offers faculty and staff (and your eligible family members) long-term care insurance to help you cover some of the costs of long-term care services received at home - in the community or in a nursing facility. If you apply when youre newly hired - you wont have to provide proof of good health or be subject to underwriting requirements. Eligible family members must always provide proof of good health and are subject to underwriting. + Wellness and Work-life Resources : Penn is committed to supporting our faculty and staff as they balance the competing demands of work and personal life. Thats why we offer a wide variety of programs and resources to help you care for your health - your family - and your work-life balance. + Professional and Personal Development: Penn provides an array of resources to help you advance yourself personally and professionally. + University Resources: As a member of the Penn community - you have access to a wide range of University resources as well as cultural and recreational activities. Take advantage of the Universitys libraries and athletic facilities - or visit our arboretum and art galleries. Theres always something going on at Penn - whether its a new exhibit at the Penn Museum - the latest music or theater presentation at the Annenberg Center - or the Penn Relays at Franklin Field to name just a few examples. As a member of the Penn community - youre right in the middle of the excitementand you and your family can enjoy many of these activities for free. + Discounts and Special Services : From arts and entertainment to transportation and mortgages - you'll find great deals for University faculty and staff. Not only do Penn arts and cultural centers and museums offer free and discounted admission and memberships to faculty and staff. You can also enjoy substantial savings on other goods and services such as new cars from Ford and General Motors - cellular phone service plans - movie tickets - and admission to theme parks. + Flexible Work Hours: Flexible work options offer creative approaches for completing work while promoting balance between work and personal commitments. These approaches involve use of non-traditional work hours - locations - and/or job structures. + Penn Home Ownership Services: Penn offers a forgivable loan for eligible employees interested in buying a home or currently residing in West Philadelphia - which can be used for closing costs or home improvements. + Adoption Assistance: Penn will reimburse eligible employees on qualified expenses in connection with the legal adoption of an eligible child - such as travel or court fees - for up to two adoptions in your household. To learn more - please visit: https://www.hr.upenn.edu/PennHR/benefits-pay The University of Pennsylvania's special character is reflected in the diversity of the Penn community. We seek talented faculty and staff who will constitute a vibrant community that draws on the strength that comes with a substantive institutional commitment to diversity along dimensions of race - ethnicity - gender - sexual orientation - age - religion - disability - veteran status - interests - perspectives - and socioeconomic status. Grounded in equal opportunity - nondiscrimination - and affirmative action - Penn's robust commitment to diversity is fundamental to the University's mission of advancing knowledge - educating leaders for all sectors of society - and public service. The University of Pennsylvania prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race - color - sex - sexual orientation - gender identity - religion - creed - national or ethnic origin - citizenship status - age - disability - veteran status - or any other legally protected class