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Company: University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Location: Harlingen
Posted on: June 5, 2021

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Posting NumberSRGV5090Working TitleBIOINFORMATICIST (Neuroscience)Number of Vacancies1LocationHarlingen, TexasDepartmentSchool of Medicine / NeuroscienceFTE1.0FLSAExemptScope of JobResponsible for analyzing large, complex, and unstructured biological data sets using computer programming or advanced statistical methods.Description of Duties Develops, modifies, and applies software, algorithms, or pipelines to genomic or other biological data sets with the goal of understanding biological processes, diseases, or disorders. In conjunction with research scientists, designs and analyzes experiments or data sets. Uses bioinformatics tools and related laboratory and public databases to support research objectives. Ensures existing systems meet the continuing needs of the lab and/or recommends and tests new systems as necessary. Develops mathematical models for integrating disparate data sources for the purposes of more thorough analysis. Prepares analysis and interpretation of research results and contributes to publications or presentations. Trains staff in the use of pertinent research systems, as needed. Performs other duties as assigned.Supervision ReceivedGeneral supervision from assigned supervisor.Supervision GivenDirect supervision of assigned staff.Required EducationMasters degree in bioinformatics, computer science, biology or related discipline from an accredited university.Preferred EducationN/ALicenses/CertificationsN/ARequired ExperienceFive (5) years of prior work experience with major bioinformatic pipelines and relevant statistical methods.Preferred ExperienceN/AEquipmentUse of standard office equipment.Working ConditionsNeeds to be able to successfully perform all required duties. Office Environment; some travel and weekend work is required. Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body.OtherKnowledge of high performance computing in relation to bioinformatic analysis, statistical analytical skills relevant for bioinformatic analysis. Oral and written communication skills. Problem/situation analysis. Ability to identify and seek needed information/research skills. Analytical thinking skills, statistical knowledge, technical expertise and mathematical skills.Physical CapabilitiesN/AEmployment CategoryFull-TimeMinimum SalaryCommensurate with ExperiencePosted SalaryCommensurate with ExperiencePosition Available Date06/07/2021Grant Funded PositionYesIf Yes, Provide Grant Expiration Date08/31/2024EEO StatementIt is the policy of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to promote and ensure equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or protected veteran status. In accordance with the requirements of Title VII of the civil rights act of 1964, the title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, our University is committed to comply with all government requirements and ensures non discrimination in its education programs and activities, including employment.Special Instructions to ApplicantsDear Applicant,Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any confidential information from the documents you attach with your application. The confidential information includes the following:Date of BirthSocial Security NumberGenderEthnicity/RacePlease make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission.If you have any questions, please visit our Careers site at for detailed contact information.Additional InformationUTRGV is a distributed location institution and working location is subject to change based on need.All UTRGV employees are required to have a criminal background check ( CBC ). Incomplete applications will not be considered.Substitutions to the above requirements must have prior approval from the Chief Human Resources Officer.Quick LinkSupplemental QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (). Are you now, or previously, employed by The University of Texas System or any of its institutions?Yes - I currently am employed by the UT System or its institutionsYes - I have previously been employed by the UT System or its institutionsNo - I have never been employed by the UT System or its institutionsAre you a current UTRGV employee?YesNoPlease select your highest level of completed education.6th grade education10th grade educationHigh School Diploma or GEDAssociates Degree, Technical, or Trade School Degree/Certification or 60 Hours of College HoursBachelors Degree from an accredited universityMasters Degree from an accredited universityPh. D. or other terminal degree from an accredited universityNone of the abovePlease provide the field of study for your education:(Open Ended Question)Please indicate the number of years of full time work experience you have directly related to the position in which you are applying for:Less than 1 year1 year2 years3 years4 years5 years6 years7 years8 years9 years10 yearsOver 10 yearsDo you meet the minimum requirements for this position?YesNoApplicant DocumentsRequired DocumentsResumeUnofficial Graduate TranscriptsOptional DocumentsCover Letter/Letter of ApplicationCurriculum VitaeUnofficial TranscriptsReference Letter 1Reference Letter 2Reference Letter 3Certifications and LicensesTraining CertificatesOther DocumentList of 3 ReferencesUnofficial Transcripts 2Unofficial Transcripts 3Letter of InterestAdditional Document

Keywords: University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Harlingen , BIOINFORMATICIST (Neuroscience), Other , Harlingen, Texas

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