Bioinformatics Programmer

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: San Francisco, CALIFORNIA
Job Type: FullTime
Bioinformatics Programmer
9402 Bioinformatics Programmer II
UCSF Parnassus
Microbiology & Immuniology
Monday - Friday, 40 hours/week, and sometimes weekends
8 Hours
Under direct supervision and training, the Bioinformatics Programmer will be working as part of a multidisciplinary group. The individual will utilize various computational methods to analyze single-cell datasets from genomic and proteomic approaches. The candidate will interact closely with other laboratory members in our group and collaborating labs and will be responsible for meticulous handling and analysis of data generated in the laboratory. The candidate will also aid in new and ongoing research projects involving other data types.
The Department of Microbiology & Immunology is a basic science department within the School of Medicine (SOM) that performs scientific research, training and teaching at Mission Bay and Parnassus Heights. Research in the department focuses on areas related to infectious diseases, immunology, and cancer. There are 18 full-time faculty members in the Department. Our Department also provides advanced research training to more than one hundred Postdoctoral Fellows. Graduate students working towards their Ph.D. degree are enrolled in the Herbert W. Boyer Program in Biological Sciences (PIBS) or the Biomedical Sciences (BMS) Graduate Programs, depending on their research emphasis.
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.
• BA/BS degree in applied mathematics
• Practical experience in computational modeling of biological data
• Proficiency in programming with Python, Matlab or R
• Experience with clinical electronic medical record software, including Epic or similar systems
• Prior experience with algorithm development in single-cell analysis
• Willingness and ability to learn new methods and skills for changing research priorities
• Strong organizational skills
Note: Fingerprinting and background check required. Effective March 13, 2017, all final candidate(s) for employment are required to undergo a background check.
• Prior experience in writing reports to include results and tentative conclusions from analyses of primary data
Full Time
The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
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