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Columbia University Short-Term Casual in New York, New York

  • Requisition no: 508684

  • Work Type: Part Time

  • Location: Campus|Medical Center

  • School/Department: null

  • Categories: Research (Lab and Non-Lab)

  • Job Type: Short Term Casual

  • Regular/Temporary: Temporary

  • Hours Per Week: 10

  • Salary Range: $21 per hour

Position Summary

The Center for Statistical Genetics at Columbia University, New York has an available Short- term Casual Position to further develop SEQSpark which was developed to analyze large scale genetic epidemiological data.


Candidate will lead the development of a Python API for extending SEQSpark with various association testing methods written in Python and R. S/he will also implement through the API linear mixed models (LMM), generalized LMM, and methods for detecting pleiotropy and interactions, etc.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, software engineering, or related field.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in distributed computing with Spark, Python software design, and scientific computing in Python (TensorFlow).

Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

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