Omics Data Analyst, Research Specialist in Life Sciences

HPCBio, University of Illinois
Roy J. Carver Biotechnology Center
United States Illinois Urbana


Do you like analyzing ’omics data and want a stable job not reliant on grants and publications? Come work for HPCBio, a core service group in the Carver Biotechnology Center at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. We are hiring a new analyst and experience in any area of ’omics data is fine. We will also consider those with lesser experience but the ability to learn on the job through in-house training. See the full job posting and application site at


Minimum Qualifications: MS degree in a field of science relevant to biological computing. Alternative degree fields will be considered/accepted if accompanied by equivalent experience (depending on nature and depth of experiences if relates to the position). Minimum of one year experience using bioinformatics methods to analyze high-throughput sequencing data.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience in teaching/training in a group setting or individually bioinformatics analysis techniques and best practices. Experience with R and Perl/Python. Basic high performance computational experience, such as submission of jobs on a cluster and how to monitor resource use.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Working knowledge of major software tools used in computational genomics, with a preference for experience in single-cell analysis, microbiome/metagenome work, and/or population genomics. Working knowledge of at least one scripting language (e.g. Python, Perl) or experience using R. Working knowledge of command-line Linux. Effective communication, organizational, team, and personal relations skills. Demonstrated ability to perform effectively in a professional demeanor in a diverse and fast-paced work environment consisting of multiple and changing priorities and tasks with stringent deadlines, under minimal supervision.

Start date

As soon as possible

How to Apply

Applications must be received by Monday, August 29, 2022. Apply for this position here: Applications not submitted through this website will not be considered.