University of Utah Job Description
The Bioinformatics Core Facility at the University of Utah, jointly managed by the University of Utah Health Science Center and the Huntsman Cancer Institute, seeks a Bioinformatics Data Analyst to join its staff. This individual will assist researchers with the design of next-generation sequencing and microarray experiments, analyze and interpret data from those experiments, and evaluate or create new data analysis and data management tools.
Bachelor's of Science degree with a focus on Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Computer Science or Molecular Biology or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience); plus four years of experience in genomic data analysis required. Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills also required.
Software development experience in object oriented programming using Java, Python, and or C++ and familiarity with molecular biology, genomics and some biostatistics helpful.
Master of Science degree or PhD in Bioinformatics, Computer Science and/or Life Sciences preferred.
This position has no responsibility for providing care to patients
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
1. Analysis of data from high throughput sequencing and microarray experiments.
2. Create, maintain, and document computer software for data analysis and management.
3. Assist researchers with the design of genomic experiments.
4. Instruct personnel in collaborating labs in the use of analysis methods and tools.
Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required
Nearly Continuously: Office environment.
Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required
Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.
Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.
Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.
250 East 200 South, Suite 125,
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
Phone: 801.581.2169 Email: AskHR@utah.edu
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