Senior Informatics Scientist-Translational and Medical Informatics

Merck - China

Posted 809 days ago
  • Experience
    Mid-Senior level
  • Job function
    Research
  • Employment type
    Full-time
  • Industry
    Pharmaceuticals
  • Job ID
    3320604

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Job description

The successful candidate will:

  • Be responsible for developing partnerships with Clinical Development in Emerging Markets and define health informatics strategy
  • Identify opportunities for collaborative research in translational informatics with external academic institutes and hospitals in utilization of clinical and medical information
  • Survey and evaluate landscape of electronic medical records (EMR) and health information in China
  • Define requirements for internal data infrastructure in managing diverse medical, clinical and healthcare data
  • Collaborate with Merck quantitative organizations to develop analytical and statistical procedures, mathematical models and data mining analysis.

 

Desired Skills and Experience

The requirements for this position include:

  • A PhD or MD degree with a focus on biomedical informatics, biostatistics, statistic genetics and health informatics or equivalent experience.
  • Experience with clinical data management system and EMR.
  • A solid background in statistics, including familiarity with mathematics and statistics packages such as MatLab, Bioconductor, or R.
  • Strong background in human genetics and medical ontology research.
  • Proficiency in programming languages (Perl, C, C++) in a Unix/Linux environment.  Experience in developing bioinformatics applications for relational databases.  Experience with high-performance Linux cluster.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English. A proven track record of flexibility and successful teamwork.
  • A proven track record of successful scientific accomplishments as demonstrated by a strong publication record.

About this company

Merck

Today's Merck is a global healthcare leader working to help the world be well. Merck is known as MSD outside the United States and Canada. Through our prescription medicines, vaccines, biologic therapies, and consumer care and animal health products, we work with customers and operate in more than 140 countries to deliver innovative health solutions. We also demonstrate our commitment to increasing access to healthcare through far-reaching policies, programs and partnerships. Merck. Be well. For more information, visit www.merck.com.

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