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Student Informatics Associate I - Research

Date: Dec 9, 2017

Location: Philadelphia, PA, US, 19103

Company: CHOP

Job Description

Req ID: 9063

Shift: Days

Employment Status: AT - Active - Temporary 

Job Summary

The Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics (DBHi) at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) periodically offers internship, co-op, and student mentoring opportunities so that students can gain applied experience on biomedical and bioinformatics-focused projects. Our students are responsible for 1-3 mentored independent research projects with opportunities for publication and presentation throughout their tenure. In addition to the student-led projects, we offer an informatics community invested in the growth of our students and expose students to multiple projects outside of their immediate area of expertise. We accommodate school program-specific requirements including evaluations, capstone projects, etc. for credit and may provide salary or stipend support.

We are currently collecting CV’s from individuals interested in any of the following informatics areas:
• bioinformatics and genome analysis
• clinical data ETL and reporting
• data science and machine learning
• application development
• mobile health
• electronic health records
• statistical genetics
• scientific computing and infrastructure

Guidance for Applications:
• Apply with both a CV and cover letter
• Cover letter should contain:
     o General areas of interest
     o Availability and limitations associated with the academic year or summer term.
• The CV should contain:
     o Information on the currently enrolled academic program and expected degree(s) and graduation date(s).
     o A listing of relevant coursework.

Required Education and Experience

Required Education:  Enrollment in an accredited college or university.

Additional Technical Requirements


- An interest in one or more areas of informatics listed in the above description.
- Experience with at least one general programming language (e.g. Python, R, Java, SQL) is preferred.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Able to work in an organized manner, work well with others, with attention to detail.
- Must have initiative and good problem solving skills.
- Training in areas of research, security, and compliance may be required based on the nature of the activities in which the student participates.


All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its patients, family members, visitors and employees. In an effort to achieve this goal, employment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, other than for positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, is contingent upon an attestation that the job applicant does not use tobacco products or nicotine in any form and a negative nicotine screen (the latter occurs after a job offer).

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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CHOP Careers Contact 

Talent Acquisition

2716 South Street, 6th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19146 

Phone: 866-820-9288



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