Research Associate

Updated: 9 months ago
Location: Charlotte, NORTH CAROLINA
Job Type: FullTime

Position Information

General Information

Position Number 001864
Vacancy Open to All Candidates
Working Title Research Associate
Position Designation EHRA Non-Faculty
Employment Type Time Limited - Full-time
Months per Year 12
Work Schedule

Monday-Friday, 8-5

Hours per week 40
FLSA Status Exempt
Division Academic Affairs
Department Coll of Computing&Informatics (Col)
Work Location NC Research Campus - Kannapolis, NC
Salary Range
Primary Purpose of Department

The mission of the Bioinformatics & Genomics Department is to develop novel computational approaches to important biological problems, and to provide training in the science that underlies them.

Primary Purpose of Position

Develop Integrated Genome Browser. Contribute to research articles and grant proposals.

Summary of Position Responsibilities

The main responsibility will be to develop and support Integrated Genome Browser (IGB). The IGB project aims to provide flexible, free, and user-friendly software to help biologists explore and analyze genomic data. (See to download IGB and view the IGB Developer’s Guide.) The focus of this position is on the IGB project, but the incumbent in this position will be encouraged to contribute to all projects in the lab, especially projects where data visualization with IGB plays a role.

Minimum Education/Experience

Masters Degree is required

Preferred Education, Knowledge, Skills and Experience

Masters Degree or PhD
Desired Experience and abilities:
- Programming in Java
- Experience using git in multi-developer projects.
- Ability to master new technologies quickly.
- Experience using OSGi, Java Swing

Necessary Certifications/Licenses
Preferred Certifications/Licenses
Special Notes to Applicants

Preliminary inquiries about the position can be made to Dr. Ann Loraine via email

The finalist will be subject to a criminal background check.

Posting Open Date 04/24/2017
Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Proposed Hire Date 06/01/2017
If time-limited please indicate appointment end date 06/30/2018
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