Research Associate, Software Development
I. DEPARTMENT INFORMATION
Job Description Summary:
The Computational Biology Institute (CBI) is seeking a Research Associate in Software Development to contribute to ongoing research projects and developing diverse tools for analyzing omic data. The successful candidate will have a background in computer science and informatics, and will have programming experience in Python, C/C++, JAVA, and/or R. This position will report to the Director of CBI.
- Manage the development of new software modules
- Lead communication efforts with members of the Institute to understanding existing needs and forecast the future requirements of software developing,
- Develop educational modules, tutorials, and workshops for training purposes
- Develop and manage databases and interface for DNA sequence analysis, and develop and implement tools for omics analysis within a comprehensive pipeline framework.
- Performs other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.
Qualified candidates will hold a master’s degree and 1 year of experience in a related discipline. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position.Additional Required Licenses/Certifications/Posting Specific Minimum Qualifications: Preferred Qualifications:
A Bachelor’s in computer science or a related field is required, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Master’s in computer science or related field is preferred, with two years experience. The successful candidate will have experience in multiple programming languages with some applications to bioinformatic analyses. Experience with clinical health data is also a plus.
I. POSITION INFORMATION
Campus Location: Foggy Bottom, Washington, D.C. College/School/Department: Milken Institute School of Public Health (SPH) Family Research and Labs Sub-Family Laboratory Research Stream Individual Contributor Level Level 1 Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hours Per Week: 40 Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5pm Position Designation: Essential: Employees who perform functions that have been deemed essential to maintaining business or academic operations. Employees are generally expected to work from home during an event and may be asked to physically report to work. Telework: Required Background Check Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search Special Instructions to Applicants: Internal Applicants Only? No Posting Number: R000469 Job Open Date: 02/06/2018 Job Close Date: If temporary, grant funded or limited term appointment, position funded until: Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire. EEO Statement:
The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.
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