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Hi all–

USAID is looking for a Senior Health Information Systems Advisor and a Health Information Systems Advisor!

If you have experience in building or managing health information systems or health informatics projects (in resource limited settings or not!) and want to work with our growing team to support health informatics in resource limited countries, please take a look at our posts and consider joining our team. We’re looking for systems skills like infrastructure, privacy, information security, interoperability, applications development, and general health informatics. We’re looking for both mid-career and senior levels.

I would personally love to get staff with OHDSI experience to help me spread the word about the awesome work we do in this community!

Job is based in Washington, DC, and it does require US citizenship and eligibility for a security clearance.



Dear OHDSI Community,

At IOMED, we’re looking for a Data Engineer to join our data engineering team. Job description:

About the job

We’re looking for a data engineer to join our data engineering team. IOMED’s products consist of an integrated suite of tools that dramatically simplify the process of clinical research, by structuring clinical data and providing unified and standardized access to it.

The core of your role will be designing, implementing, and testing data extraction and transformation tools on a micro services environment. as well as to collaborate in the development and maintenance of the main products of our company:

  • Data processing pipelines
  • Data model transformations
  • Components of a multi-modal distributed database.

About you

You must have proven skills of putting micro services to use, and you’re comfortable with the containers in a cluster architecture. Also, we are looking for someone who works well in a team, can teach & learn from others, and communicate what you’re working on with non-technical team members.

Things You Might Do

It is important that you feel comfortable adapting and supporting the rest of the team. However, you can definitely expect:

  • Query, model and deploy with PostgreSQL, Redis, RabbitMQ.
  • ETL with SQL and Python.
  • Design, implement & test micro services.
  • Integrate our products with external APIs.
  • Development and testing of our core products and frameworks.
  • Be comfortable with container development with Docker.
  • Testing, logging, measuring, and alerting of the deployed services.

We use OMOP CDM as a data model, so experience with OMOP CDM and OHDSI tools is desirable.

Position location: Barcelona, Spain.

For more information please contact Júlia Collazos (julia.collazos@iomed.es).

OHDSI we are hiring two undergraduate or graduate level summer interns to assist with projects in the Observational Health Data Analytics (OHDA) team within Janssen R&D Epidemiology. Job description below, application deadline May 7th!

Observational Health Data Analytics Intern (Two Openings)

Janssen R&D Epidemiology is hiring two undergraduate or graduate level summer interns.

Location: Remote

The Observational Health Data Analytics (OHDA) Intern will be a member of the Epidemiology team. OHDA supports the Janssen Research and Development organization, and others within the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies by generating and disseminating real-world evidence about disease, health service utilization, and the effects of medical products through the analysis of healthcare data. OHDA also collaborates with broader international research community to establish and promote best practices in the appropriate use of observational data by conducting methodological research, developing standardized analytics tools through open-source development, and demonstrating successful applications to important clinical questions. The OHDA intern will work under the supervision of one or more senior members of the department.

Ideally, the candidate will commit to 30-40 hours per week for a minimum of 10 weeks (~mid-May through ~mid-August).


A minimum of enrollment in either an undergraduate or graduate degree in any STEM major (e.g. science, technology, engineering, or mathematics). Experience in statistical programming (e.g. R), database programming (e.g. SQL), and/or application development (e.g. Java, C++/#), and desire to work with large healthcare datasets. Knowledge of medical terminologies (e.g. ICD, NDC, SNOMED, MedDRA, LOINC, CPT) is a plus. Strong written and oral communication skills are required.

If interested in this position, please send your CV with a brief description of your interest to Rupa Makadia (rmakadia@its.jnj.com). Please apply no later than May 7, 2021.

Johnson & Johnson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


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