Computational Biologist II, GN-Lab Kraus

Employer
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Location
Village, Texas, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 28, 2021
Closes
Aug 29, 2021
Ref
2345574366
Discipline
Genetics
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Job Summary

UT Southwestern has an opening for the position of Computational Biologist II, GN-Lab Kraus

The Computational Biologist II will develop and revise high performance next-generation sequencing (NGS) data analysis pipeline systems; Develop complex data integration methods/algorithms across various NGS sequencing techniques; Lead or participate in the brainstorming sessions to seek reliable solutions for complex data analysis related to specialized research methodologies; Oversee the development and maintenance of complex databases to support new and ongoing research projects; Investigate/solve complex problems involving interesting and sometimes puzzling data; Manage hardware and software resources for multiple labs. Ensure systems meet the continuing needs of the labs Prepare research reports for presentation sometimes to a broad range of non-computational staff and assist with preparation of manuscripts for publication.

Experience/Education

Required:


  • Ph.D. in Computer Science or a related field of biological science, thesis work in bioinformatics and computational biology.

  • Master's degree in Computer Science or a related field of biological science, and two (2) years related research experience in bioinformatics and computational biology. Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field of biological science, and four (4) years related research experience in bioinformatics and computational biology.



Job Duties:


  • 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 computer hardware and software programming and maintenance for one or more research laboratories.

  • Ensure existing systems meet the continuing needs of the labs and/or recommend and test new systems as necessary.

  • Perform or direct others to perform complex data analysis related to specialized research methodologies and results.

  • Manage assigned research projects with minimal input from the Principle Investigator.

  • Develop and/or modify software to support new and ongoing research projects.

  • Resolve hardware, software, and network issues in support of the laboratory.

  • Oversee the development and maintenance of complex databases to support new and ongoing research projects.

  • Prepare research reports for presentation, and assist with preparation of manuscripts for publication.

  • May specialize in bioinformatics, software development, network administration, or hardware/software maintenance.

  • **Other Duties: Performs other duties as assigned.



Security:

This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information

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