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Want to Combine Your Love of Data and Healthcare? Apply to work at Mass General!

GENERAL SUMMARY/ OVERVIEW STATEMENT:   The Harvard Aging Brain Study is seeking a full-time Data Coordinator for a neuroimaging research program at Massachusetts General Hospital. Our group investigates alterations in brain function, structure, and molecular pathology in normal aging and Alzheimer’s disease. This position joins the data processing and informatics team and would take responsibility for day to day database and data management tasks, running and maintenance of ETL pipelines, running of automated quality assurance tasks, and production of bespoke datasets and SQL queries to aid researchers. This role presents a great opportunity for those seeking an entry point into the burgeoning data science field. The Data Coordinator will work with, and report directly to the Data Analytics Manager. 

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  1. Managing permissions for database access.
  2. Assembling datasets to allow researchers to answer complex research questions.
  3. Assist in the implementation of automated Quality Assurance routines.
  4. Maintenance and further refinement of lab ETL pipelines.
  5. Aid in the testing of new database and data management systems.
  6. Assist in the Storage, organization, and security of large neuroimaging and genetics datasets.
  7. Develop documentation for informatics system and associated tools.
  8. Assisting with data reporting and monitoring for regulatory oversight.

SKILLS/ABILITIES/COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:  

  1. Very detail-oriented and highly organized.
  2. Familiarity with relational databases such as MySQL, SQL server etc.
  3. Competencies with programming/scripting languages, such as MATLAB, Python, or Java.
  4. Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  5. Must be highly motivated and well-organized, personable, and have good communication skills.

EDUCATION: 
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Physics, Math, or other relevant discipline.

EXPERIENCE:  No work experience is required, though 2+ years of experience including expertise with statistical analysis preferred. Experience through coursework or undergraduate/graduate research projects is applicable.

Learn more and apply on Handshake!

Health Professions Week Nov 16-21

Does Your Career Change Lives?

Health Professions Week (HPW) is a nationwide collaboration between today’s healthcare and education organizations designed to provide reliable, accessible resources to explore careers in the health professions.

If you are considering a future in the health professions, HPW is your one-stop-shop to explore over 20 career options. Registrants receive access to a personalized website with curated, on-demand content introducing the participating health professions, as well as access to exclusive live events featuring opportunities for one-on-one career advice.

All prospective health professionals are welcome to register for #HPW2019, including career changers, high school, college and graduate students, both domestic and international.

Free. Online. On-Demand.November 16th-21st. Register here.

Walking on Eggshells in Medical Schools

Is it possible to train doctors without hurting anyone’s feelings?

“I trained to be a doctor in the bad old days — not the worst old days, but the bad old days. Humiliation was part of the deal, sometimes deliberately inflicted by certain grandstanding, sadistic attending physicians, sometimes more casually, because everyone could see that you didn’t know something you should have known.”

Read the full NYT article by Perry Klass, MD here.

The Pre-Health Society Presents: The PA Perspective

Join an engaging dinner conversation with Cooper Couch ‘14.5 and learn more about being a PA (Physician Assistant) and advocating for LGBTQIA+ healthcare.

Tuesday, September 24 at 6:00 p.m. in Ross Basement (Ross 011)

Questions? Contact the Pre-Health Society.
Check out the PHS pamphlet here and a list of the Fall events here.

Women in Health Sciences – NEW Club Meeting 9/16

Join us for our introductory meeting of the year!

Location and Time: Monday, 9/16 7:45-8:30 p.m. in MBH 430 

Women in Health Sciences is a NEW CLUB that seeks to equip women for healthcare-related industries including medicine, nursing, graduate school, healthcare consulting, global health and more.

We offer one-on-one mentoring, engage in dialogue about women in health sciences, and host speakers!​

At the first meeting, we will talk about our club goals, learn about the leadership team, and hear from members what they envision for the club! We hope to see you there!

Winter-Term EMT Course Fall Information Meeting

Tuesday, September 17, 6:30 pm in Coltrane Lounge

The Winter Term EMT Program is a credit bearing comprehensive, emergency medical internship that is co-sponsored by Middlebury College and Middlebury Regional EMS (MREMS).

The intensive month long program will provide students the opportunity to become nationally certified EMT-B’s. EMT skills may be used to provide medical support on the ambulance, at the Open Door Clinic and other College and community events.

The application process begins with students attending this information session, at which time you will learn about the program including the cost of the internship and complete a preliminary application. Once preliminary applications have been reviewed, students accepted into the program will be given three weeks to complete a series of tasks (form completion, immunizations, payment, etc). Students who fail the complete the application by the deadline will be removed from the roster and replaced with students on the wait list. Please email Hannah Benz (hbenz@middlebury.edu) with questions.

RSVP in Handshake.