Research Associate

Job description

University of Colorado - School of Medicine

Research Associate

  • Responsible for analytical aspects of research process within the group including helping in the design of new research studies, data cleaning and association testing, maintenance of current pipelines, development of new pipelines and preparation of abstracts.
  • Engage in whole genome sequencing data analysis using bash scripting and parallel programming in a High Performance Computing (HPC)/cluster Unix/Linux environment.
  • Analyze and generate high throughput genomic data.
  • Use MySQL, Sun (Oracle), grid engine, advanced Perl and Python Programming as applied to supporting and extending Bioinformatics workflows in Linux/Unix environments

Salary and Benefits:

Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.

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Minimum Requirements

• PhD in bioinformatics, genetics, or a related field.

• Experience in the following areas:

o Coding, particularly with R or Python in Unix environments

Preferred Requirements

o Pipeline development and standard tools for large scale genomic data inference, (PLINK, Structure, Admixture, PCA)

o Using bash scripting in a Unix/Linux environment;

o MySQL, Sun (Oracle) Grid Engine;

o Advanced Perl and/or Python Programming.

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References

Application Materials Instructions:

Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 11889

When applying, applicants must include:
  1. A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications
  2. A current Resume/CV
  3. The names, addresses, daytime telephone numbers and e-mail addresses for three professional references, either attached to your resume/CV or uploaded as a separate document
Please be advised that the University does check references as part of the employment process.

Please do not submit any of your application material (via email) to the job posting contact.

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Aurora

Department: H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus - 21533 - SOM-MED-BIOMED

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Mar 26, 2018

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: AIleen Sanders

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

Position Number: 00741237





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Posted: 3/27/2018
Application Due: 5/26/2018
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