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American Heart Association Bioinformatician in Dallas, Texas


Are you ready to join an organization where you can make an extraordinary impact every single day?

Envision all Americans enjoying ideal cardiovascular health free of heart disease and stroke. At the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, we work toward that goal every single day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? You bet!

This is satisfying work that makes a real difference in people's lives. You can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. You will connect with people to and make a lifesaving impact. We partner with individuals, schools, lawmakers, healthcare providers and others to ensure everyone has access to healthier lifestyle choices and proper healthcare.


The American Heart Association has an excellent opportunity for a Bioinformatician in our Institute for Precision Cardiovascular Medicine based at our National Center office located in Dallas, TX!

This individual will be responsible for developing and distributing specialized data analysis and integration for production of healthcare informatics for the Institute of Precision Medicine. Additional responsibilities include collaborating with stakeholders and staff to provide customized datasets and informational reports to integrate and enable research, implementation science, and education activities in Precision Medicine (PM) for the cardiovascular and stroke communities as well as supporting development of the Precision Medicine data discovery portal resource and digital ecosystem.

  • Evaluates and interprets epidemiology and genome data sets, manage the data and ensure consistent use of the date sets for purposes of reporting.

  • Mines and integrates both structured and unstructured data elements from multiple sources to produce datasets and reports for education and research in Precision Medicine.

  • Develops, programs and maintains application interfaces, report forms and formats, information dashboards, data generators, customized reports and other end-user (consumer-facing) information portals or resources.

  • Uses system tools, queries and scripts to develop and generate customized data analysis and reporting information.

  • Builds and troubleshoots distributed management systems and data pipelines to expand and provide access to research data and information as requested or assigned.

Want to help get your resume to the top? Take a look at the experience we require:


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.

  • At least two (2) years of relevant experience.

  • Previous experience in Software as a Service development or analysis.

  • Experience with data search, data analytics, and algorithm design.

  • Experience in scientific research database administration or development.

  • Advanced experience with programming scripts in Python, R, C/C.

  • Proficient at developing user interfaces and database dashboards.

  • Must be able to travel local and overnight approx. 20% of the time.

Preferred Experience:

  • Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Health Informatics.

  • Knowledge of Genomics & Epidemiology strongly preferred.

So, are you ready to work for the largest voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases?

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At American Heart Association | American Stroke Association, diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity applies to both our workforce and the communities we serve as it relates to heart health and stroke prevention.

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Requisition ID 2017-1755

Job Family Group Science and Research

Job Category Health Services

American Heart Association
Equal Opportunity Employer