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Computational Biology Lab Specialist - Charlottesville - 22904

Employer
Local Staffing
Location
Newcomb Hall, Virginia, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Nov 26, 2021

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Sector
Academic / Research
Field
Informatics / GIS
Discipline
Genetics, Biology
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
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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:
1. Bachelor's degree in bioinformatics, computational biology, computer science, statistics, or a related major.
2. At least one-year research experience in high-throughput genomics data analysis.
3. Proficient in Python and R programming.
4. Working knowledge of molecular biology and genomics.
5. Excellent academic communication skills and teamwork skills.
Preferred Qualifications:
1. Master's degree in bioinformatics, computational biology, computer science, statistics, or a related field.
2. At least Two-year research experience in high-throughput genomics data analysis, especially analyzing single-cell RNA-seq and single-cell ATAC-seq data.
3. Proficient in Python and R programming; experience in database and software development.
4. Working knowledge of molecular biology and genomics.
5. 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 [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).
COVID Vaccination Requirement

Due to the scope of President Biden's Executive Order 14042 [https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/presidential-actions/2021/09/09/executive-order-on-ensuring-adequate-covid-safety-protocols-for-federal-contractors/] issued in early September, all University employees, including remote employees, must receive their final vaccination dose by January 4, 2022, unless they have a University-approved religious or medical exemption. The University has updated policy SEC-045 [http://uvapolicy.virginia.edu/policy/SEC-045] to reflect these new requirements.  

If hired by the Academic Division, excluding School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UVA Physicians Group, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to be vaccinated by January 4, 2022. Academic employees may apply for a University-approved medical or religious exemption.

Note: Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption. For more information on how vaccination requirements will apply to you, please visit the UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements [https://hr.virginia.edu/covid-19/covid-vaccination-requirements-uva-new-hires] webpage.
The University of Virginia, including 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.
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