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Biostatistics and Medical Informatics Department
Employment Opportunities


The University of Wisconsin-Madison is a world-class academic institution with an international reputation for basic, applied and interdisciplinary research. UW-Madison has recently surpassed the $1 billion mark in annual research expenditures and ranks third in the nation in science and engineering expenditures. The Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics is home to internationally recognized faculty engaged in both collaborative and methodological research who have flourished in the university's deep culture of collaborative interdisciplinary science.

Faculty areas of expertise include biostatistics applied to pre-clinical, clinical and population health research; biomedical and clinical informatics; and statistical genetics and genomics. Members of the department collaborate with scientists and clinicians from departments and centers across the UW campus and the state, including the Institute for Clinical and Translational Research, the Carbone Cancer Center, and the Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation. The Department maintains strong ties to the world-class Departments of Statistics and of Computer Science at UW-Madison, through which most graduate students are trained.

Current Positions available at the Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics:

  • Biomedical Informatics Researcher

    The competitive candidate will have a significant understanding of electronic health record (EHR) systems, data, and organization; knowledge of SQL and database concepts; and demonstrable programming skills in languages such as Java, Python, or Perl. Expertise in one or more of the following areas is also highly desirable: natural language processing, machine learning, data mining, ontologies (especially in a clinical context), data integration, analysis of genomic data, HIPAA and other regulations governing EHR data.

    Master's degree in Computer Science, Biomedical Informatics or a related area desired.

    Deadline: Application must be received by: MARCH 14, 2014


Interested individuals should feel free to apply to multiple positions.

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