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[Computational-biology] Director of Bioinformatics

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Roy J. Carver Biotechnology Center
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Proposed Starting Date: As soon as possible, after closing

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Bioinformatics or in a field related to Life
Sciences with experience in bioinformatics.  Expertise is required in
all aspects of bioinformatics processing of genomic, EST, and
metagenomic DNA sequencing approaches including traditional Sanger, as
well as new emerging sequencing technologies. This position also
requires excellent communication skills, understanding of computer
hardware and software, and the ability to work both independently and
as part of a team.  Candidates must be eligible to work in the U.S.

Responsibilities: The University of Illinois Carver Biotechnology
Center is a core user facility that assists campus researchers in
genomic, proteomic, and metabolomic experimentation.  Responsibilities
of this position are to direct the staff of the Bioinformatics Unit of
the Carver Biotechnology Center, to manage and enhance the resources
of the Center, and to guide projects initiated within the University
and by external researchers.  The successful candidate will work
closely with faculty and staff in bioinformatics processing of
research projects.  Director will actively work on and manage
processing, assembly, and annotation of DNA sequencing, archiving
data, maintenance of in-house developed software, data mining, and to
carry out and advise on microarray data analysis.  In addition, the
Carver Biotechnology Center sponsors workshops in genomics and
proteomics in which the Director of Bioinformatics will assist.

Type of Position:  Full-time Academic Professional.  Salary is
commensurate with experience.

Application:  Submit cover letter, resume, academic transcript(s), and
at least 3 letters of reference to:

Rhonda Lipking, Administrative Secretary
Roy J. Carver Biotechnology Center, 2613 Institute for Genomic Biology
1206 W. Gregory Drive, Urbana, IL  61801
Phone: (217) 333-1695, Email: lipking from uiuc.edu

For additional information:  Dr. Mark Mikel, Associate Director, Roy
J. Carver Biotechnology Center; Phone: (217) 244-0144; Email:
mmikel from uiuc.edu

Deadline: For full consideration, applications must be received by
5:00 pm, February 15, 2008.

The University of Illinois is an affirmative action/equal opportunity

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