Job: Data science research assistant position at Johns Hopkins
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A research assistant position is now available at Johns Hopkins iMIND (Director: Dr. Akira Sawa). We seek a talented and highly motivated data analyst to join our exciting projects in translational brain study. We welcome people experienced in data analysis in fields such as neuroscience, genetics, cancer, immunology, etc.

Johns Hopkins iMIND is a multidisciplinary coalition of clinicians, basic science researchers, and data scientists from different departments, with activities directly connected to several clinical centers, such as the Johns Hopkins Schizophrenia Center. The mission of our coalition is to conduct basic and translational research to understand brain functions and disorders, to educate the next generation of undergraduates, graduate students, residents, postdoctoral fellows, and early career researchers, and ultimately to provide the finest possible clinical care for individuals with brain disorders. Fitting with the concept of “precision medicine”, we wish to establish a novel, multidisciplinary entity of biomedical science.

A successful candidate will ● work with interdisciplinary teams including clinicians, basic science researchers, and data scientists ● analyze next generation sequencing data, brain imaging data, and clinical test scores, guided by faculty members with expertise in data science ● join exciting research projects and perform statistical analysis, guided by project leaders ● provide bioinformatic support for the entire center ● collaborate with clinical research assistants to maintain database

Qualifications (Education, Experience and Skills) • A BS/MS in computer science, applied math, neuroscience, or related field • Can use R to perform statistical analysis, or proficient in other programming languages and willing to learn R • Fluent English speaker • Good at English writing is a plus

Contact: Hanna Jaaro-Peled, Ph.D. Please send CV to

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