Position Type : Full TimeDuties:The Brain Behavior Lab (BBL) at Penn Medicine and the Lifespan Brain Institute (LiBI) at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and Penn Medicine are devoted to the study of brain and behavior using innovative clinical, cognitive and neuroimaging techniques and the application of bioinformatics resources. The bioinformatics team provides tools enabling data collection and management including analytics and computational support to investigators at Penn and at CHOP and to collaborators around the world. The Database developer/DBA will be part of this growing bioinformatics team and play a role in the analysis, design, implementation, and support of applications involving study and data management. The position requires expertise in database design and development with core Java knowledge to understand and manage existing applications of our database. Responsibilities include further development – custom enhancements for applications and tools and redesign of database and related applications to better serve the needs of end users. S/He will also be responsible for constructing data solutions for easy, efficient and reliable data accessibility. The position requires a candidate competent in all aspects of application development, work independently, multi-task in a fast-paced environment while producing robust data management solutions and be eager to learn and embrace change.
Penn has a long and proud tradition of intellectual rigor and pursuit of innovative knowledge, begun by Benjamin Franklin in 1740. That tradition lives today through the creativity, entrepreneurship, and engagement of our faculty, students, and staff. Academic life at Penn is unparalleled, with an undergraduate student body of 10,000 from every U.S. state and around the world. The entering class ...of 2015 is the most talented and diverse in Penn's history. Consistently ranked among the top 10 universities in the country, Penn welcomes an additional 10,000 students to our top-ranked graduate and professional schools.