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4 Oct 2015

Full-Time Senior Research Scientist (University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston)

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Biomedical Informatics – Posted by jimzhengsbmi Houston, Texas, United States

Job Description

Senior Research Scientist
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
School of Biomedical Informatics

A senior research scientist position is available immediately in the Bioinformatics Service Core Facility at the School of Biomedical Informatics, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Exciting work to plan, direct, perform, and report on bioinformatics analysis to answer biological questions in collaboration with experimentalists. Meets with collaborators to understand the project so that the appropriate analysis can be developed. Communicates the plan, methods, and results of the analyses. Keeps current with advances in technology. Decisions impact the success of the research project(s).

Primary responsibilities include: 

- Conducts experiments using advanced computational methods. 
- Determines feasibility of possible projects to ensure results addresses the biological question 
- Develops new software tools and algorithms for bioinformatics as needed. 
- Communicates complex technical issues to experimentalists 
- Communicates results by generating appropriate figures, text, and presentations 
- Presents results in a written paper for publication, in a presentation at a meeting, or through personal contact with faculty members and other researchers
- Manage administrative issues relevant to analyses, including time tracking and billing 
- Supervises staff and students as necessary. Work with clients to provide bioinformatics input in collaborative grant development.

Doctorate degree with a minimum of six years’ experience in a related research environment and have verifiable publications within the field of the research project. Hands-on expertise in LINUX/UNIX, microarray data analysis, next-generation sequencing data analysis. Strong verbal and communication skills and the ability to work with a wide spectrum of clients in biomedical related fields. Strongly prefer Doctorate Degree in Bioinformatics, Statistics, Computer Science, or related field.

Job Information
Position Type: Senior Scientist
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: Full Time
Status: open

Contact Information
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
School of Biomedical Informatics
Dr. W. Jim Zheng
[email protected]

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Job Categories: Data Scientist / Statistician. Job Types: Full-Time.

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