BIOINFORMATICS RESEARCHER AND SOFTWARE DEVELOPER
JOB NO.: 94098-AS
Work Type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Department: SMPH/CELL & REGENERATIVE BIOL
Categories: Computer Science, Information Systems/Technology, Web Design/Development
Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable
Position Vacancy ID: 94098-AS
Working Title: Bioinformatics Researcher and Software Developer
Official Title: RESEARCHER(E05DN) or ASSOC RESEARCHER(E05FN) or ASST RESEARCHER(E05LN)
Hiring Department: A531100-MEDICAL SCHOOL/CELL & REGENERATIVE BIOL
FTE: 50% - 100%
Anticipated Begin Date: JUNE 01, 2018
Term: This is a renewable appointment.
ANNUAL (12 months)
Degree and Area of Specialization:
B.S or M.S. in Computer Science, Computational Science, or related field required.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
A minimum of 1-2 years of experience in computer software development and/or relevant experience in computational biology.
Ability to work as part of a coordinated team with other bioinformatics software collaborators.
License or certificate:
The successful applicant will work closely with the software development team to implement offline and online versions of a graphical user interface for processing top-down mass spectrometry data obtained from biological samples. Under the supervision of the Principle Investigator and Co-Investigator(s), the incumbent will assist our team with implementing robust and maintainable software. The software developer will provide collaborative support, advise other developers, and make significant contributions to the software research projects.
The person in this position will provide software development and knowledge to support biomedical research of Top-down Mass Spectrometry in the field of proteomics. Implementation of a cloud-based online system for users to upload and process top-down mass spectrometry data will be required. The successful applicant will write and test novel code in order to integrate different libraries, languages, and programs. The candidate will also help with the development of novel algorithms in the software systems, some of which will implement machine learning techniques.
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.
This is an outstanding opportunity in a growing department, housed in new state-of-the-art facilities, in a highly collaborative environment that is part of a thriving multidisciplinary research enterprise.
Instructions to applicants:
To complete the application, please upload a resume and cover letter. You will be asked to provide three references during the application process.
Additional Link: Full Position Details
NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
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Advertised: Apr 13 2018 Central Daylight Time
Application Close: May 11 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time