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The Senator Frank R. Lautenberg Environmental Health Sciences Laboratory
Atran Building
1428 Madison Avenue, 3rd floor, Room 002
New York, NY 10029
Email: lautenberglab@mssm.edu
Phone: 212 824-7370

Data Analyst/Programmer

Employment Type: 

Full time, 1 year with the possibility to extend, immediate start date.

The Mount Sinai Senator Frank R. Lautenberg Environmental Health Sciences Laboratory in the Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health uses state-of-the-art instruments and technologies to identify and understand causes of childhood diseases. We have both an innovation and service lab, and we strive to increase capacities and efficiency through automation. We are looking for motivated programmers and data analysts to develop automation in our quality control and data analysis workflows.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Developing tools to monitor quality control and instrument performance
  • Automating report generation describing sample values, summary statistics and instrument parameters
  • Developing sample processing automation compatible with a LIMS system.
  • Troubleshooting network issues between instruments and controllers/data automation processes

Knowledge/Skills:

The ideal candidate must have a B.Sc. and strong programming background in python and/or R, with a passion for writing clean, efficient code to streamline processes and workflows. They must also have strong organizational and time management skills, with the ability to meet project timelines. Familiarity with laboratory instrumentation, basic statistics, and/or a biology background are a great advantage. A solid understanding of IT systems is also desirable.

Application process:

Interested candidates who should send their resume and a brief cover letter describing their experience to Dr. Lauren Petrick lauren.petrick@mssm.edu