INFORMATION PROCESSING CONSULTANT

Location
Madison, WI
Posted
Sep 22, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


JOB NO.: 92076-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time

Department: SMPH/PATHOL-LAB MED/ANAT PATH


Location: Madison

Categories: Information Systems/Technology, Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 92076-AS

Working Title: Information Processing Consultant

Official Title: SR INFORM PROC CONSLT(S44BN) or INFORM PROCESS CONSLT(S44DN) or ASSOC INF PROC CONSLT(S44FN)

Hiring Department: A536300-MEDICAL SCHOOL/PATHOL-LAB MED/ANAT PATH

FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: NOVEMBER 01, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $42,167 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications



Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree in Bioinformatics, Statistics, Math, Physics, Engineering, Computer Sciences or other hard science required. Strong background applying computational and statistical methods to genomics data preferred.



Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Understanding of genetics/genomics concepts required. Academic and demonstrable professional success developing, implementing, and/or managing systems and databases required. Typically this will require at least two years of bioinformatics experience working in a mammalian genomics laboratory and/or database-backed software development. The successful applicant will be a demonstrated self-starter with the ability to multitask and drive projects to completion. Familiarity with tools for the analysis of deep sequencing data preferred. Expertise in developing customized solutions for complex challenges in genomics or immunology preferred.

The successful applicant will have intermediate to expert knowledge of Python, scientific computing tools for Python (e.g., core packages in the SciPy stack), and significant professional experience with at least one relational database (PostgreSQL preferred). Database expertise should be sufficient to create schemas to represent complex biological data, and the applicant should be proficient at authoring SQL queries.

The successful candidate is expected to be proficient in the creation of unit tests, analysis and
debugging software code. Additionally, candidate must have experience with code versioning tools (e.g. SVN and GitHub) to support the development and maintenance of reliable, portable, and reproducible analyses.

Basic understanding of front-end technologies such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3 is desirable, as is experience with R programming language. Outstanding verbal and written communication skills required. Ability to work with diverse groups of faculty, researchers, study personnel and support staff across departments is essential.



Position Summary:

The David O'Connor AIDS Vaccine Research Laboratory is looking for an Information Processing Consultant who has a strong background applying computational and statistical methods to genomics data.



Additional Information:

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion. The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

To see the principal duties of this position, please click on the "Full Position Details" link below.



Contact:

Ruth Boynton
hr@pathology.wisc.edu
608-262-1189
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )



Instructions to applicants:

Please click "Apply Now" to start the application process. Application materials must include a cover letter referencing PVL 92076 detailing experience, a current CV, and a list of contact information for 3 references. References are check for selected finalists.

Direct any questions to hr@pathology.wisc.edu.



Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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Advertised: Sep 21 2017 Central Daylight Time


Application Close: Oct 19 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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