Re: Seeking a bioinformatics personA position in bioinformatics at either data analyst or postdoctoral level is available in the laboratory of Dr. Julia Krushkal at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, TN, USA. Below we provide the description of the data analyst position that will be posted in the near future by the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. In the meantime, interested candidates can send their inquiries to Julia Krushkal (jkrushka At utmem.edu).
JOB SUMMARY: The Data Analyst will be responsible for the handling and analysis of genetic data from a collaborative research study studying the genome potential of environmentally important microorganisms, species of Geobacter. The duties including management and manipulation of large data sets that include genome sequences, microarray data, and proteomics data; writing computer programs to handle the data; running available public and commercial bioinformatics software to analyze the data; statistical analysis; and preparation of results for scientific publication. The Data Analyst will provide automated support of genetic analysis and data handling, as well as assist with data analysis for the Geobacter project.
This position will also provide technical assistance to study staff on genome data handling, analysis, and formatting, and on information systems, and will be responsible for conducting literature reviews and assisting in manuscript and grant proposal preparation and publication of study results. REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's Degree in Biology, Biostatistics, Genetics,
Epidemiology, Microbiology, Computer Science, Engineering, or other technical or biomedical discipline; three (3) years experience in data analysis with a knowledge of programming or bioinformatics or biostatistics; fluent in one or more computer programming and statistical languages on personal computer platforms or workstations: C, C++, Perl, Fortran, Java,
Unix Shell Scripting, SAS, SPSS, Splus. Must be familiar with common database applications or with tools of genome or microarray analysis, computer skills and excellent written and verbal communication skills. OR Master's Degree in above fields and one (1) year of data experience and above mentioned knowledge and job skills. OR a combination of college
coursework in above fields and work experience in data analysis. TRANSCRIPT REQUIRED IF EDUCATION IS USED TO QUALIFY FOR THIS POSITION.
Julia Krushkal, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Department of Preventive Medicine
and Center of Genomics and Bioinformatics
Address: Department of Preventive Medicine
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center
66 N. Pauline Suite 633
Memphis, TN 38163
Tel. (901) 448-1361
Fax (901) 448-7041 and (901) 448-7641
e-mail: jkrushka At utmem.eduhttp://cgb.utmem.edu/jkrushkal/