App Sys Analyst/Prog -Intrmed, PMI - #603305

Flagstaff, Arizona
$56,500 - $61,500
Aug 09, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

App Sys Analyst/Prog -Intrmed, PMI - #603305

Northern Arizona University’s School of Informatics, Computing and Cyber Systems (SICCS) and the Pathogen and Microbiome Institute (PMI) bring together expertise in computer science, bioinformatics, molecular biology and pathogen detection to address most pressing challenges in translational genomics, biodefense, and pathogen surveillance.  SICCS and PMI are both part of Northern Arizona University, a 29,000-student institution with its main campus in Flagstaff, Arizona – a four-season community of about 70,000 at the base of the majestic San Francisco Peaks.  More information about the benefits of working for NAU and information about Flagstaff can be found here:  

The labs of Dr. Jason Sahl (PMI) and Dr. Viacheslav Fofanov (SICCS) are expanding their operations and are seeking to fill a full-time position for highly skilled and motivated Programmer (Bioinformatics) to help us with development and execution of software tools for metagenomic data analysis.  This is a chance to participate in projects that are on the cutting edge of developments in Molecular Diagnostics, Bioinformatics and Biodefense. The position requires experience with programming languages C/C++, Rust, and python.  The ability to work in both Windows and UNIX environments, particularly in highly distributed high performance computing clusters is highly desired.  Basic knowledge of biology and bioinformatics are desirable.  We expect the ideal candidate to work in collaboration with other members of our research teams, including biologists, statisticians, and other computer scientists. 

Minimum Qualifications: Experience solving software problems, experience in C/C++, experience with scripting languages, such as python, BS or MS in Computer Science/Engineering/Bioinformatics or a related field.

Annual Salary: $56,500 - $61,500

Application Deadline: Open until further notice.  

Please see for full job descriptions and details on how to apply online!  NAU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.