JOB NO.: 92825-AS
Work Type: Staff-Full Time
Department: SMPH/BIOSTAT & MED I/BIOST&M I
Categories: Computer Science, Research, Scientific
Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable
Position Vacancy ID: 92825-AS
Working Title: Bioinformatician
Official Title: ASSOCIATE SCIENTIST(E10FN) or ASSISTANT SCIENTIST(E10LN)
Hiring Department: A531200-MEDICAL SCHOOL/BIOSTAT & MED I/BIOST&M I
Anticipated Begin Date: FEBRUARY 15, 2018
Term: This is a renewable appointment.
Minimum $50,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Degree and Area of Specialization:
Ph.D. in statistics, computer sciences or related discipline. Expertise in bioinformatics, biostatistics, biomedical informatics, computational biology or a related field including biological sciences, statistics or computer sciences.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
Two to three years of bioinformatics experience, post graduate work and/or professional experience. Working knowledge of bioinformatics computing, scripting languages, and biological data analysis applications. Significant practical experience in the analysis of high throughput multi-omic data or medical image data, machine learning and/or statistics. Applicable areas include genome assembly, variant or copy number variation detection, ChIP-seq, HiC-seq, and other next generation sequencing analyses, microbiome analysis, expression profiling using RNA-seq, pathway/functional analysis, proteomic, metabolomics, cell profiling analysis, and medical image analysis in conjunction with clinical data.
The ability to work independently as well as collaboratively and to interact positively with a diverse group of researchers and their research. Attention to detail and ability to attain project milestones on time, to handle multiple projects and assignments, and to resolve problems required. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to stay current on new biological and bioinformatics methodologies.
License or certificate:
The incumbent will be part of a small team supporting clinicians and scientists in processing and analysis of various next generation sequencing, proteomic, metabolomic, imaging, or clinical data.
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.
Instructions to applicants:
Please click on the "Apply Now" button to begin the application process. You will be asked to upload a resume, cover letter and a list of references.
Additional Link: Full Position Details
NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
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Advertised: Dec 13 2017 Central Standard Time
Application Close: Jan 15 2018 11:55 PM Central Standard Time