Position Type: Permanent Staff
Department: Lineberger Compr Cancer Center - 426801
Appointment Type: EHRA Non-Faculty
Vacancy ID: NF0003363
Position Summary: The Bioinformatics Core Facility at the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center provides bioinformatics and computational biology services for the cancer center. As a member of the Bioinformatics Core Facility, the Research Associate will be responsible for development and execution of software for advanced data analysis tasks to support the evaluation, development, and operation of clinical genomic testing. This individual will be the primary technical liaison between the Bioinformatics Core Facility and the UNC Medical Center Molecular Genetics Laboratory. The Research Associate will support the development, validation, and performance of clinical cancer genetics and genomics tests, primarily based on next generation sequencing-based approaches. Projects will be identified by leadership of the LCCC Bioinformatics Core and UNC Medical Center Molecular Oncology program. This position requires experience in a Linux computing cluster environment, programmatic database queries, management of large data sets, data mining, statistical analysis, and strong scientific communication skills.
Application Deadline: 11/02/2018
Education Requirements: A PhD and 5 years of experience or a MS and 10 years of experience in computer science, mathematics, physics, bioinformatics, genetics, statistics, or computational biology is required.
Equal Opportunity Employer: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
Department Contact Name and Title: Nick McBride, HR Consultant
Department Contact Telephone Number or Email: [email protected]
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