Strategic and Data Science Initiative Director
Facility:Rockville: 9609 MedCtrDr
Location:9609 Medical Center Dr, Rockville, MD 20850 USA
The Frederick National Laboratory is dedicated to improving human health through discovery and innovation in the biomedical sciences, focusing on cancer, AIDS, and emerging infectious diseases.
The Strategic and Data Science Initiatives Program is part of the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research Biomedical Informatics and Data Science Directorate. The SDSI program aims to establish new and extend current initiatives and strategic collaborations in computing and data science to address key cancer challenges, accelerate cancer research and advance predictive oncology. The SDSI program leads innovative efforts to impact and accelerate cancer research in multiple areas including increasing application of high-performance computing and AI, strategic use of data science education to build communities of practice, transforming use of large-scale data and cutting-edge data science in cancer research, and developing novel and sustainable collaborations across the NCI, academic, government, industry and international organizations.
KEY ROLES/RESPONSIBILITIES-THIS POSITION IS CONTINGENT UPON FUNDING APPROVAL
Strategic and Data Science Initiatives Director
The SDSI Director is responsible for advancing strategic initiatives and collaborative efforts within the Biomedical Informatics and Data Science Directorate. These responsibilities include serving as a leader for BIDS collaborative HPC and data science efforts with the US Department Energy, leading efforts to accelerate cancer research through expanded application of high-performance computing and AI in precision and predictive oncology and providing vision and leadership to accelerate cancer research and clinical application with broader awareness and adoption of data management and data science approaches. The SDSI Director will lead a group of experienced and highly-motivated team leaders, delivering excellence on required tasks and activities.
The SDSI Director will also work closely with the BIDS leadership and others to sustain and extend existing collaborations while and identifying and developing support for new collaborative initiatives to advance the mission of the Frederick National Laboratory in areas including HPC, data science, biomedical informatics, and computational technologies, building upon the current foundation of activities and efforts across the BIDS directorate.
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