Computational Biology Lab Specialist

Employer
University of Virginia
Location
Charlottesville City, Virginia, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 10, 2021
Closes
Jun 14, 2021
Ref
2241947089
Discipline
Biology, Genetics
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
The Center for Public Health Genomics at the University of Virginia is looking to hire a bioinformatics lab specialist. The lab specialist will be responsible for assisting the PI, Dr. Chongzhi Zang, and postdoctoral associates in the lab to implement bioinformatics algorithms and to use integrative computational approaches for processing and analyzing bulk and single-cell multi-omics sequencing data for the studies of epigenetics and transcriptional regulation in mammalian model systems.
Minimum Qualifications:
- Bachelor's degree in bioinformatics, computational biology, computer science, statistics, or a related major.
- At least one-year research experience in high-throughput genomics data analysis.
- Proficient in Python and R programming.
- Working knowledge of molecular biology and genomics.
- Excellent academic communication skills and teamwork skills.
Preferred Qualifications:
- Master's degree in bioinformatics, computational biology, computer science, statistics, or a related field.
- At least Two-year research experience in high-throughput genomics data analysis, especially analyzing single-cell RNA-seq and single-cell ATAC-seq data.
- Proficient in Python and R programming; experience in database and software development.
- Working knowledge of molecular biology and genomics.
- Excellent academic communication skills and teamwork skills.
TO APPLY:
EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: please apply through Workday at the following URL, https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs , and search for requisition #R0021340. Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, address).
INTERNAL UVA APPLICANTS: please apply through your Workday Home page, search "Find Jobs", and search for requisition # R0021340. Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, address).
The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician's Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.
The University of Virginia is an iconic public institution of higher education, boasting nationally ranked schools and programs, diverse and distinguished faculty, a major academic medical center, and proud history as a renowned research university.
In January of 1819, the Commonwealth of Virginia's General Assembly chartered what would become the University of Virginia. Entering our third century, the University has served Virginia, the nation, and the world by: educating responsible citizen-leaders; advancing, preserving, and disseminating knowledge; and providing world-class patient care. These responsibilities are enduring and continue to inspire our efforts.
The UVA Health System is renowned for providing outstanding patient care, educating tomorrow's health care leaders, and discovering new and better ways to treat diseases. The UVA Medical Center and Physicians Group, School of Medicine, and School of Nursing are recognized for their excellence in patient care, education, and research.
At UVA, we offer a rich collection of benefits, which have long been recognized and valued for their comprehensiveness and competitiveness in the market. In addition to a robust array of traditional benefits such as health care, time off, and retirement, UVA offers an array of other benefits and services to support faculty, staff, and UVA Health team members with their personal and family needs.
We are committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and welcome diversity in all forms. For more information on the University of Virginia and the surrounding area, visit our Why UVA (https://hr.virginia.edu/careers-uva/why-uva) and Why Charlottesville (https://hr.virginia.edu/careers-uva/why-charlottesville) webpages