Bioinformatics Research Associate

Job description

Position Number:


Working Title:

Bioinformatics Research Associate


Academic Affairs


Coll of Computing&Informatics (Col)

Work Unit:

Bioinformatics Research Center

Work Location:


Vacancy Open To:

All Candidates

Position Designation:

Non-Student Temporary

Employment Type:

Temporary - Part-time

Hours per week:


Work Schedule:

Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm

Pay Rate:

$30-$40 per hour depending on experience

Minimum Experience/Education:

BS in Computer science or related field

Departmental Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education::

  • Design, develop, and implement efficient databases for storing large datasets.
  • Knowledge of genetics, DNA sequencing and other omics technologies, GENBANK, full stack applications.
  • You will design and implement workflows in various languages and frameworks that include: R, Java, python, and React.js.
  • However you will be flexible to learn new things as new projects demand new languages and frameworks.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with other developers and students to write clean, efficient, code for data modeling, scraping, storage, and retrieval.
  • Collaborate with people from various scientific backgrounds to solve common problems pertaining to their research.

*document code and store in approved repositories

Other Work/Responsibilities:

  • To work with other team members collaboratively to test, check and improve software and use cases.
  • Produce reports in any format.
  • as you build confidence, perform live demos.

*amplify the work in social media and university websites with appropriate style and content

Proposed Hire Date:


Expected Length of Assignment:

11 months

Posting Open Date:


Posting Close Date:


Special Notes to Applicants:

  • Please submit a resume and cover letter with your application. These documents will be used to evaluate your written communication skills as well as supporting documents of your knowledge, skills, abilities, education and professional experience.
  • Please ensure your full range of knowledge, skills, abilities, experience and education are listed on your application. Do not write ‘see resume’ on your application when completing the job duties section.
  • Part-time temporary positions do not offer leave accrual (paid time off), or retirement entitlement (state service) benefits. However, full-time temporary employees are eligible to participate in a High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP).
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Job No:
Posted: 10/24/2020
Application Due: 12/20/2020
Work Type: Full Time