Web Application Developer-Education/Training Temp

Weill Cornell Medicine

Date: 2 weeks ago
City: New York, NY
Contract type: Full time
Weill Cornell Medicine

Title: Web Application Developer-Education/Training Temp

Title: Web Application Developer-Education/Training Temp

Location: Upper East Side

Org Unit: Research Services

Work Days: Monday-Friday

Exemption Status: Non-exempt

Salary Range: $1.00 - $1.00

  • As required under NYC Human Rights Law Int 1208-2018 - Salary range for this role when Hired for NYC Offices

Position Summary

This position will assist with improving the existing library retention tool by integrating a number of existing workflows and applications in our Weill Cornell Medicine Institutional Data Repository for Research (WIDRR). Examples of features that could enhance the current tool and that could be implemented are: a drag & drop option to upload local files into WIDRR; a user notification system tracking the status of retention requests; dynamic display of options that better guide researchers though their retention request; and integration of institutional database, grant database or user database within WIDRR. The individual in this position will learn about the WIDRR data repository for data retention requests and be familiar the Python’s Django library

The intern will receive 1 to 2 projects with specific goals to meet along the way. A daily check-in with a supervisor or other resource to answer any questions and make sure the work is in-line with the department’s expectations.

Job Responsibilities

  • Participate in the improvement of an existing library tool and presenting about the improvements.

  • Assist with documenting the new version of the data retention tool and developing a training guide.


  • Bachelor’s of Science Degree in related field


B.S. degree in Computer Science or related field, or experience in web development using the Django web framework.

The hired individual will be trained in designing new service & tool to facilitate research. She/he will get experience in programming with Django Python library and with Javascript

Experience with web development using the Django web framework required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrates integrity and ethics at all times.

  • Understands the need to be responsible for one’s own outcomes and takes pride in delivering the best possible work product.

  • Demonstrated organizational skills and ability to pay close attention to detail.

  • Team player; enjoys working collaboratively as part of a team as well as working independently to produce results.

  • Ability to interact with clients and colleagues at all organizational levels.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Licenses and Certifications

Working Conditions/Physical Demands

The intern will have access to an office and to a workstation if necessary. Other computing resources such as access to an HPC cluster and/or cloud services can also be provided. Necessary resources will be discussed with the supervisor

Weill Cornell Medicine is a comprehensive academic medical center that's committed to excellence in patient care, scientific discovery, and the education of future physicians in New York City and around the world. Our doctors and scientists-faculty from Weill Cornell Medical College, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, and the Weill Cornell Physician Organization-are engaged in world-class clinical care and cutting-edge research that connect patients to the latest treatment innovations and prevention strategies. Located in the heart of the Upper East Side's scientific corridor, Weill Cornell Medicine's powerful network of collaborators extends to its parent university Cornell University; to Qatar, where an international campus offers a U.S. medical degree; and to programs in Tanzania, Haiti, Brazil, Austria and Turkey. Our medical practices serve communities throughout New York City, and our faculty provide comprehensive care at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital, and NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens. At Weill Cornell Medicine, we work together to treat each individual, not just their conditions or illnesses, as we strive to deliver the finest possible care for our patients - the center of everything we do. Weill Cornell Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Weill Cornell Medicine provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information

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