Software Engineer

Job description

Working Title: Software Engineer

Position Type: University Managerial and Professional Staff

Department: PBHS Public Health Sciences Admin

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 05-24-2018

Posting Summary:
The Ratan Lab at the University of Virginia seeks a Software Engineer to develop and maintain software in the areas of Genomics and Bioinformatics.

Ratan Lab is part of the Center for Public Health Genomics at University of Virginia. Our long-term goals are focused on integration of increasingly voluminous amounts of genotype and phenotype data to address interesting biological questions. We develop algorithms and software to analyze large-scale datasets to study genetic variation and its consequences on species health and survival. We are currently applying our methods to several projects including identification and understanding of how genomic changes contribute to the pathogenesis of the T-cell form of Large Granular Lymphocyte (LGL) leukemia, an effort to explore the genetic susceptibility to T1D and study of genetic diversity in several populations. The selected candidate will be expected to develop and maintain software as well as participate in the development of publications for peer-reviewed journals. More details about the lab and related publications can be found at, and

Required Qualifications:

1. Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Bioinformatics or a related field in hand by start date
2. Experience in at least one of the following: genomics; bioinformatics; high-throughput genome analyses
3. Independence, creativity and good communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

1. Experience with object-oriented programming languages such as C++ and Python
2. Experience with R
3. Experience in genomics

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Independence, creativity and good communication skills

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Posted: 5/25/2018
Application Due: 7/24/2018
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