Information Processing Consultant Wanted In Madison

Published 2017-12-18
Expires 2019-06-16
ID #10572
Information Processing Consultant Wanted In Madison
United-states, Wisconsin, Madison,
Published December 18, 2017

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Occupation: Information processing consultant

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Job no:  92076-AS
Work type:  Staff-Full Time
Location:  Madison
Applications Open:   Central Daylight Time
Position Vacancy ID:  92076-AS
FTE:  100%
Advertised Salary:  Minimum $42,167 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Employment Class
Academic Staff-Renewable

Hiring Department

Anticipated Begin Date
JANUARY 10, 2018

This is a renewable appointment.

Degree and area of specialization
Bachelor's degree in Bioinformatics, Statistics, Math, Physics, Engineering,
Computer Sciences or other hard science required. Strong background applying computational and statistical methods to genomics data

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience
Understanding of genetics/genomics concepts required.
Academic and demonstrable professional success developing, implementing, and/or managing systems and databases required. Typically this will
require at least two years of bioinformatics experience working in a mammalian genomics laboratory and/or database-backed software
development. The successful applicant will be a demonstrated self-starter with the ability to multitask and drive projects to completion.
Familiarity with tools for the analysis of deep sequencing data preferred. Expertise in developing customized solutions for complex
challenges in genomics or immunology preferred.

The successful applicant will have intermediate to expert knowledge of Python, scientific computing tools for Python (e.g., core packages in
the SciPy stack), and significant professional experience with at least one relational database (PostgreSQL preferred). Database expertise
should be sufficient to create schemas to represent complex biological data, and the applicant should be proficient at authoring SQL

The successful candidate is expected to be proficient in the creation of unit tests, analysis and
debugging software code.
Additionally, candidate must have experience with code versioning tools (e.g. SVN and GitHub) to support the development and maintenance of
reliable, portable, and reproducible analyses.

Basic understanding of front-end technologies such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3 is desirable, as is experience with R programming
language. Outstanding verbal and written communication skills required. Ability to work with diverse groups of faculty, researchers, study
personnel and support staff across departments is essential.

Position Summary
The David O'Connor AIDS Vaccine Research Laboratory is looking for an Information Processing
Consultant who has a strong background applying computational and statistical methods to genomics data.

Additional Information
The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both
as an end in itself but also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from
candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion. The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an equal opportunity,
affirmative action employer.

To see the principal duties of this position, please click on the "Full Position Details" link below.

Ruth Boynton
target="_blank">[email protected]
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS:
800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for
further information. )

Instructions to Applicants
Please click "Apply Now" to start the application process. Application materials must
include a cover letter referencing PVL 92076 detailing experience, a current CV, and a list of contact information for 3 references.
References are check for selected finalists.

Direct any questions to [email protected].

Additional Link
href="" target="_blank">Full Position Details

NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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