Bioinformatics Programmer 3

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Bioinformatics Programmer 3 Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary 201902017903 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $77,300 - $133,500 Position Information The INSTITUTE FOR INTEGRATIVE GENOME BIOLOGY invites applications for a Bioinformatics Programmer position to manage our Bioinformatics Core Facility. Successful candidates will join the multidisciplinary Institute for the Integrative Genome Biology (IIGB) which bridges theoretical and experimental researchers in the Life Sciences and other campus based Centers. The IIGB is organized around an 11,000 sq. ft. suite of Instrumentation Facilities that serve as a centralized, shared-use resource for faculty, staff and students, offering advanced tools in bioinformatics, genomics, microscopy, proteomics, and metabolomics/lipidomics.Competitive candidates will have an in-depth understanding of statistical methods and algorithms used in computational biology and genomics to model complex data sets from high-throughput Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) experiments, including development of scientific software. The position requires an understanding of biological research concepts and in-depth knowledge in extracting relevant conclusions from large datasets.The incumbent will manage the service operations of the Bioinformatics Core. The position will work with bioinformatics programming professionals, supervise team members and students, and provide support to faculty, students and postdocs in data analysis. In addition to the essential service components, the position may assist faculty in their collaborative research activities, contribute as a team member to scientific publications, and participate in the preparation of joint grant applications. Education Education Requirements Degree Requirement Bachelor's degree in biological science, computational/programming, or related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required PhD from a recognized university in bioinformatics; or combined degrees in computer science and a biological science; or a degree in either computer science combined with relevant experience in biological science; or a degree in a biological science combined with relevant experience in computer science. Preferred
Experience Experience Requirement Minimum of 3 years professional experience with common programming languages/environments used in scientific data analysis, specifically R and Bioconductor packages, but also Python and C++ Required 4 - 7 years of related experience. Required Experience with proteomic and/or metabolomic datasets would be a plus Preferred Experience with web development and relational database design Preferred Minimum of 3 years professional hands-on experience with next generation sequence data analysis, such as RNASeq, de novo assembly, and genotyping Required
Special Conditions Special Condition Requirement Must pass a background check. Required
Minimum Requirements Thorough knowledge of bioinformatics programming design, modification and implementation.
Ability to communicate technical information in a clear and concise manner.
Strong project management skills.
Ability to work collaboratively with a variety of faculty on a wide range of research projects
Thorough knowledge of modern biology and applicable field of research.
Basic knowledge of high-performance computing and cloud computing technologies
Understanding of relational databases, web interfaces, and operating systems.
Communication skills to work with both technical and non-technical personnel in multiple fields of expertise and at various levels in the organization.
Self motivated, work independently or as part of a team, able to learn quickly, meet deadlines and demonstrate problem solving skills.
Thorough knowledge of bioinformatics methods, applications programming, web development and data structures.
Thorough knowledge of web, application and data security concepts and methods.
Ability to interface with management on a regular basis.
Preferred Qualifications Additional Information In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

  • UC Riverside was included in the (August 2018) edition of The Princeton Review's "The Best 382 Colleges."

  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2017) Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151 institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500 universities."

  • In 2016, UCR was recognized for graduation rate success by the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) for achieving near parity across racial-ethnic, socio-economic, and gender boundaries.

  • UCR ranks among the Top 15 Public Research Universities in the nation, as identified by the 2017 Washington Monthly.

  • In 2017, two separate reports from the Education Trust celebrated UCR as a national leader for African American and Latino student success. UCR was one of just three schools to be named top-performing institutions in both reports and the only California campus recognized among 18 top-performing colleges and universities in the nation for high black student graduation rates.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview
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Posted: 2/25/2019
Application Due: 9/19/2020
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