Department of Quantitative Biomedicine

Junior Research Software Engineer
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The University of Zurich together with the University Hospital of Zurich are embarking on a concerted effort to develop informatics programs to advance biomedical research using cutting edge computational approaches. As part of these efforts, the Krauthammer research group investigates topics in clinical data science and translational bioinformatics, such as knowledge discovery from Big Data sources (Electronic Medical Record), development of Natural Language processing, information retrieval and extraction routines, as well as the analysis of human Omics data. The group is headed by Prof. Michael Krauthammer and is part of the Department of Quantitative Biomedicine (DQBM). We are looking to expand the team and hire a Research Software Engineer to expand the team's technical capacity.

Your responsibilities

In this unique role, you will work with an interdisciplinary team of researchers, biostatisticians, and data engineers to support a variety of research projects in clinical data science and bioinformatics. You will apply your unique technical and practical skills to bring research ideas to fruition, deploying data tools and visualizations in live clinical settings.

You will work on a number of research projects, including the development of clinical risk prediction tools and the creation of apps to optimize hospital resource scheduling:

Your profile

The following skills are advantageous to the role, but not requirements. If you have any of these skills, please be sure to mention them in your application. But if not, please apply anyway!

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