Research Engineering Scientist Associate (USA) ~

4 de julio de 2014

Research Engineering Scientist Associate (USA)

University of Texas at Arlington
Research Engineering Scientist Associate I

To  apply:
(Posting located in the Engineering Job Family)

Hiring Department: Biology, Genomics Core Facility
Pay type: Monthly
Salary $2631.00 (negotiable depending on qualifications)
Hours per week: 40 (8am - 5pm)
FLSA status: Exempt
Start Date: Staring immediately
Location: Arlington, TX
Required Application Materials
Please include a Resume and List of References (with contact information)

To provide IT support to the Genomics Core Facility staff and all equipment in the facility; to provide bioinformatics support to faculty related to next generation sequencing data; to carry out a variety of Genomics Core-related tasks as required.

Essential Functions
Diagnose and perform intermediate-to-advanced repair of computing hardware, software (with emphasis on Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office software, including PC troubleshooting skills), and network issues in a professional and timely manner. Administer, maintain and update websites & servers. Provide IT support for the Illumina MiSeq next-generation sequencing machine, including managing of data files, and making these available to customers. Provide IT and bioinformatics support to students and faculty to facilitate genomic analysis, including installation and running of bioinformatics software, writing and management of scripts to manipulate data and data formats, and assistance curating and serving large datasets from the server. Proactively and effectively communicate with supervisors, staff and faculty. Carry out a variety of Core-related duties (placing service calls, training new users, meeting with maintenance technicians) as needed. Create and update onli
 ne documentation and protocols for standards, services and procedures.

Marginal/Incidental Functions
Other functions as assigned

Required Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in computer science or biology. Ability to multitask and maintain productivity on multiple projects. Strong analytical, prioritizing, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills. Self-motivated with attention to detail, deadlines and reporting. Experience maintaining server and workstation software and hardware, including Windows and Microsoft Office. Proficiency employing bioinformatics software in a linux/unix environment. Sufficient familiarity with common bioinformatics databases and tools to independently design and perform diverse bioinformatics tasks. Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: college or college degree, list school name, degree type, major, graduated or not, and hours completed if not graduated. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substit
 uted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications
1+ years of working experience in bioinformatics, computational biology, computer science, biology, or related fields. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Proficiency in data analysis including: Programming experience in Perl and/or Python. Unix shell scripting experience. Next generation sequencing data analysis. Experience with data visualization, including analysis in R, and/or experience programming in R. Ability to understand biological questions and bioinformatics solutions.

Working Conditions
May work around chemical fumes. May work around standard office conditions. May work around biohazards. May work around chemicals. May work around electrical and mechanical hazards. Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation. Use of manual dexterity. Lifting and Moving.

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