May 05, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Summary A biologist with bioinformatics / computer programming experience or a computer scientist with bioinformatics / biology experience, a penchant for details, and a love of excel or other powerful computational tools for the manipulation of data, to join a large team working on data management and validation for an NIH-funded malaria systems biology contract. The successful candidate will work locally with a team of biologists, computer scientists, and programmers to review, validate, and disseminate clinical and various 'omics' datasets into an UNIX-based iRODS data repository, Oracle database, and appropriate public data repositories. Under the guidance of the local team, they will interface collaboratively with a team of approximately 30 biologists, parasitologists, clinicians, and mathematical modelers to keep their data organized and searchable and provide quality control to project results. Participation in the preparation of scientific papers and technical documentation is encouraged. The person in this position will be responsible for using and contributing to Standard Operating Procedures and programming scripts for the validation of project data to ensure high-quality deliverables. Assistance with the preparation of depositions of data and associated metadata into public repositories (NCBI, Metabolomics Workbench, PRIDE, PlasmoDB, etc) will be required. This position is not compatible with also being in school full-time. This is a full-time position that is short in duration. The position ends September 29, 2017. Minimum Qualifications SEE IT MATRIX