Biomedical Informatics Developer / Analyst

Brown University


Job Description:

Brown University, Computing and Information Services seeks a Biomedical Informatics Developer/Analyst to join the CIS Biomedical Informatics team.

The Biomedical Informatics Developer/Analyst will support research initiatives within the Brown Center for Biomedical Informatics (BCBI), a transdisciplinary group leading initiatives that spans the full spectrum of biomedicine and health care. He/she will join Brown’s Data Science Practice, a central team of data scientists who support a range of data-intensive projects across the University. The Biomedical Informatics Developer/Analyst will primarily support projects at BCBI, but will have opportunities to explore other projects supported by the Data Science Practice. Responsibilities will include prototyping, developing, and deploying analytic tools that support projects led by BCBI-affiliated researchers. The  Biomedical Informatics Developer/Analyst principal efforts will be focused on the development of programs and web applications for managing, analyzing, and visualizing biomedical and healthcare datasets, which may be defined by work supported by extramural grants and contracts. The Biomedical Informatics Developer/Analyst will be an active participant in exploring creative new approaches for leveraging heterogeneous data to support biomedical research, healthcare, and policy initiatives in alignment with the vision for BCBI.

Please note: Cover letters and resumes must be included with all candidate applications.

This is a three year fixed-term staff position, with the possibility of extension contingent upon available funding.


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Two years experience in a quantitative, computational, and software development field.
  • Demonstrated experience in processing and analysis of large biomedical and health datasets.
  • Strong software engineering skills and a track record of developing software and conducting analyses.
  • Working knowledge with most of the following: Linux operating system, programming languages (e.g., Java, Ruby, R, or Julia), databases (e.g., MySQL or Oracle), Web languages and technologies (e.g., Ruby on Rails or D3), high-performance and distributed computing, and algorithm design and evaluation.
  • Ability to work both independently and as a team member.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects with competing priorities and deadlines, and an eagerness to take ownership of challenging and open-ended assignments.
  • Effective at communicating with audiences whose technical backgrounds vary widely.
  • Experience with biomedical and health data (particularly electronic health record [EHR] data) a plus

All offers of employment are contingent upon a criminal background check and education verification satisfactory to Brown.

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Job Posting Title:

Biomedical Informatics Developer/Analyst


Office of CIO


Grade 10

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Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

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Full time

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Submission Guidelines:

Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.

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