Research Associate - Bioinformatics

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
University of Colorado Cancer Center
United States CO Aurora


The University of Colorado Comprehensive Cancer Center (UCCC) is seeking an experienced Bioinformatics researcher with expertise in software, pipeline, and/or database development. This position will be part of a team of experienced Bioinformatics analysts that work across an array of -omics technologies. In addition to collaborating on multiple projects, the position may include limited time to develop novel computational methods as independent research. The UCCC is a top-ranked NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center in the Mountain Region of the United States. The UCCC has a membership of 280 faculty with research from basic cancer biology to epidemiology and cancer prevention. The University has made major investments into centralizing patient medical records for research purposes, bringing in cutting edge single-cell technologies at the protein, DNA, and RNA level (10x Genomics, VECTRA, MIBI, mass spectrometry, mass cytometry, high content microscopy), made major investments into research programs in Immuno-oncology, data analytics, RNA biosciences, and fibrosis. The UCCC is committed to developing cutting-edge basic research and translating these findings into the clinic.

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a public education, clinical and research facility serving 4,500 students, and a world-class medical destination at the forefront of life-changing science, medicine, and healthcare. CU Anschutz offers more than 42 highly rated degree programs through 6 schools and colleges, and receives over $500 million in research awards each year. We are the single largest health professions education provider in Colorado, awarding nearly 1,450 degrees annually. Powered by our award-winning faculty, renowned researchers and a reputation for academic excellence, the CU Anschutz Medical Campus drives innovation from the classroom to the laboratory to the delivery of unparalleled patient care.


Minimum Qualifications:

A Ph.D. or equivalent experience in Bioinformatics/Biostatistics/Computational Biology or related fields
An active GitHub repository and experience with working in a software development team
Experience programming and attributable source code in R, Python, or related languages that are widely used in Bioinformatics
Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

Preferred qualifications:

A publication record in cancer research
Knowledge of a biomedical research domain such as cancer, immunology, cellular or molecular biology, etc.
Demonstrated ability to train researchers in bioinformatics skills and techniques
Interest in developing new pipelines and workflows for emerging technologies (e.g., multiplexed ion beam imaging or single-cell technologies)

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
An ability to work collaboratively as part of multiple groups of researchers on distinct projects
Excellent time management and organizational skills.

Start date

As soon as possible

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