Thomas Girke | 30 Sep 01:57 2013

Bioinformatics Facility Director Position at UC Riverside

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

The Institute for Integrative Genome Biology (IIGB) at the University of
California, Riverside is seeking a Ph.D. level bioinformatician to
coordinate its bioinformatics research activities, data analysis
workshop program and computing facility. 

TITLE/RANK
Bioinformatics Facility Director. Salary will be competitive and
commensurate with accomplishments.

LOCATION
IIGB at the University of California, Riverside. 

BACKGROUND
Successful candidates will join an innovative and multidisciplinary
Institute for Integrative Genome Biology (IIGB) that connects
theoretical and experimental researchers from different departments in
Life, Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Medicine, Engineering and
various campus based Centers. The IIGB is organized around a 10,000
sq.ft. suite of Instrumentation Facilities that serve as a centralized,
shared-use resource for faculty, staff and students, offering advanced
tools in bioinformatics, microscopy, proteomics and genomics. Its
bioinformatic component is equipped with a modern high-performance
compute (HPC) infrastructure. 

QUALIFICATIONS
Applicants must have a Ph.D. from a recognized university in
bioinformatics; or combined degrees in computer science and a biological
science; or a degree in either computer science combined with relevant
experience in biological science; or a degree in a biological science
combined with relevant experience in computer science. The successful
candidate will have at least two years professional hands-on experience
with next generation sequence data analysis, and basic knowledge of
high-performance computing and cloud computing technologies. Another
requirement is several years of professional experience with common
programming languages/environments used in scientific data analysis,
such as Python, R or C++. Experience with web development frameworks and
relational database design will also be a plus.

RESPONSIBILITIES
The Bioinformatics Facility Director leads IIGB’s bioinformatics
facility staff and manages its computational infrastructure. The
incumbent will engage in collaborative research activities, contribute
to scientific publications, and participate in the preparation of joint
grant applications. The teaching expectations include the development of
a state-of-the-art workshop program on scientific data analysis.  

TO APPLY
Review of applications will begin October 11, 2013 and continue until
the position is filled. Interested individuals should: (1) submit a
curriculum vitae, (2) provide a statement of research interests, and (3)
arrange to have three letters of reference sent on their behalf. All
information should be addressed to: 

Thomas Girke
Institute for Integrative Genome Biology
University of California
Riverside, CA 92521
thomas.girke <at> ucr.edu 

WEBSITE 
http://facility.bioinformatics.ucr.edu/position-opening

POLICY
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer. In accordance with Federal law, we are making available our
Campus Security Report to all prospective employees.

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