Job Posting Number S317
Position Title Bioinformatics Data Analyst
Regular or Contingent II Regular (PIN)
Desired Start Date
Salary Range $60,000 - $65,000
Open Date 12/09/2021
Close Date 01/08/2022
Open Until Filled
Duties and Responsibilities
The Department of Natural Sciences is seeking excellent candidates for the role of Data Analyst in Bioinformatics. The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to excellence in support and advancement of Bioinformatics research. The candidate will work closely with the Bioinformatics faculty in the coordination of mentorship of students and maintaining undergraduate research activities. The candidate will be involved in Bioinformatics Lab support and the maintenance of software and equipment. Additional responsibilities include managing recruitment efforts, student progress tracking, and program management activities, organizing student participation in external opportunities such as mentored research, internships, and the successful execution of additional activities, as required, to support student success. Reporting responsibilities may include tracking research progress, monitoring student engagement in research, Bioinformatics lab support and supplemental instructional activities. Our student-focused department requires a candidate with strong commitment to excellence in teaching and coordination, as well as a great appreciation for experiential learning to support our current models for high-impact practice in undergraduate STEM education.
Ph.D. or Master of Science in Bioinformatics or related areas. Ph.D. in Bioinformatics/Computational Biology is preferred.
Minimum two (2) years research experience in Bioinformatics data management required.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities
Ph.D. (preferred) or Master of Science in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology or related field(s).
Experience with the development of Bioinformatics tools and algorithms.
Programming expertise in R and Python.
Experience with computer-aided drug design, structural bioinformatics, and bio-molecular simulations.
Demonstrated research experience in next-generation sequencing data analysis.
Demonstrated research experience working with undergraduate students. Evidence of participating in experiential learning models a plus.
Demonstrate leadership ability, communication, and organizational skills.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and demonstrated ability to work in teams.
Experience working with various stakeholders, such as students, faculty, staff, and administrators.
Experience working with underrepresented minorities in STEM.
Ability to work independently with a strong work ethic.
Conditions of Employment
Offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of due diligence background check and verification of credentials. Proof of US citizenship or eligibility for U.S. employment will be required prior to employment (Immigration Control Act of 1986).
Please be advised, COVID-19 vaccinations are required for faculty and staff to be employed at Bowie State University.
Apply using this link: bowiestate.peopleadmin.com/postings/1866