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 has been posted by the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (http://oracle.utmem.edu/a206_job_list.php?UT=1&JOB_CATEGORY=0'). Specific questions about the type of bioinformatics analyses to be performed in this position can be addressed to Dr. Julia Krushkal (jkrushka_AT_utmem.edu).
Interested candidates must submit a formal application to the University of Tennessee-Memphis Human Resources.
Please see detailed instructions at http://www.utmem.edu/hr/Employment/howtoapply.htm
Please refer to position number 19319 in your application.
Date Posted: 13-AUG-2007
Job Title: DATA ANALYST
PIN Number: #19319
Responsible Account: PREVENTIVE MEDICINE
Salary Range: $31,331.28 - $44,977.67
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
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Memphis, TN 38163
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