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Statistical Genetic Analyst

**Statistical Genetic Analyst**

**Genetic Medicine**

**Role Summary:**

Our research projects aim to study the genetic
basis for cardiovascular disease, characterized molecular disease mechanisms
and identified both the promise and limitations of translating genomic findings
into routine medical practice. Under direct supervision, you will work with the
PI who is a physician-scientist and a successful professional expert in
genetics, genomics, high performance computing and software engineering , and
the inspirational mentor to the junior analysts who are motivated to extend
their skill sets and to pursue the career development

**Division Summary:**

The Division
of Genetic Medicine is established to host both research and clinical research
programs focused on the genetic basis of health and disease. The division provides an academic environment
enabling researchers to explore new relationships between disease
susceptibility and human genetics.

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**KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:**

+ Collaborates as a member of a research team on the design of a research project.

+ Assists the research team in the design of methods to collect information.

+ Participates in the development of operations and procedures for the collection, editing, verification and management of data.

+ Collaborates as a member of a research team on the implementation and analysis of a research project.

+ Implements analysis, including data verification and data correction using appropriate hardware and software for the management and analysis of data.

+ Manipulates standard data formats to create input and output formats for software.

+ Assists in the publication of research projects.

+ Participates in the preparation of reports and presentations summarizing data analysis results using appropriate methods and techniques.

Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent experience) and < 1 year experience

**Physical Requirements/Strengths needed & Physical Demands:**

**Movement**

+ Occasional: Sitting: Remaining in seated position

+ Occasional: Standing: Remaining on one's feet without moving.

+ Occasional: Walking: Moving about on foot.

+ Occasional: Lifting under 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects under 35 lbs from one level to another

+ Occasional: Push/Pull: Exerting force to move objects away from or toward.

+ Occasional: Bending/Stooping: Trunk bending downward and forward by bending spine at waist requiring full use of lower extremities and back muscles

+ Occasional: Reaching below shoulders: Extending arms in any direction below shoulders.

+ Occasional: Handling: Seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with hand or hands.

**Sensory**

+ Occasional: Vision: Clarity of near vision at 20 inches or less and far vision at 20 feet or more with depth perception, peripheral vision, color vision.

+ Frequent: Noise: May include exposure to occupational noise levels which equal or exceed an 8-hr time-weighted average of 85 decibels, requiring enrollment in VUMC's Hearing Conservation Program which includes training, use of hearing protection, and periodic audiometry.

+ Continuous: Communication: Expressing or exchanging written/verbal/electronic information.

**Job** _Research_

**Organization:** _Genetic Medicine 104353_

**Title:** _Statistical Genetic Analyst_

**Location:** _TN-Nashville-Robinson Research_

**Requisition ID:** _2010323_

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