Postdoctoral Research Associate

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POSITION INFORMATION

Requisition Number
5998

Job Title
Postdoctoral Research Associate

Department
Center for Human ID - 304600

Quick Link
www.unthscjobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=61507

Shift
Day

Department Overview
The Center for Human Identification was created in 2004, formally integrating the efforts of the Laboratory of Forensic Anthropology and the Laboratory for Molecular Identification. In addition to providing investigators with important information regarding cases, the anthropological data are used to refine molecular analyses within the CODIS system. This collaboration has created a unique resource for the identification of missing persons and unidentified remains, and is available to law enforcement agencies and medicolegal entities charged with the investigation of death across the nation. Additional support is also available to agencies through the Center's Forensic Services Unit.

Position Details
The Center for Human Identification Department at the University of North Texas Health Science Center is seeking to hire a Postdoctoral Research Associate to join our team.

Responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to:

* Perform professional work in support of scientific research using technical knowledge of software, software development, networking, and/or hardware in a complex computing environment. Subject matter expert in multiple areas of computing technology, and specific knowledge of molecular biology and genetics.
* Manage research laboratory computer hardware and software programming and maintenance. Ensure existing systems meet the continuing needs of the lab and/or recommend and test new systems as necessary.
* Perform complex data analysis related to specialized research methodologies and results as assigned by the Principle Investigator.
* Develop and/or modify software to support new and ongoing research projects.
* Train laboratory staff in the use of pertinent research systems.

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Required Qualifications
The successful candidate will possess a Doctorate degree in Computer Science or a related field of biological science (e.g., computational biology, population genetics, and/or bioinformatics).

The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are required:

* Independent research abilities with strong communication skills.
* Competent in report, manuscript, and grant preparation.
* Strong set of skills with respect to both independent and collaborative programming efforts with respect to data analysis.
* Proficient in relevant programming language (e.g., Python, Java, R, etc.).
* Experience with development and/or maintenance of analytical pipelines.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants must submit a resume with their online application.

Pay Rate
Salary Commensurate with Experience

Pay Basis
Monthly

Job Type
Full-Time

Work Schedule
Monday - Friday

Application Types Accepted
Main Form

Occupational Exposure to HIV/HBV?
No

Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Chemicals?
Yes

Occupational Exposure to Tuberculosis?
No

Security Sensitive?
Yes

Require a valid Texas Driver's License?
No

Require a certification?
No


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Official Job Title
Postdoctoral Research Associate

Job Open Date
02-11-2019

Job Close Date
Open Until Filled

Job Category
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