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. (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.
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