The Bioinformatician will serve as a member in VBI’s Data Analysis Core (DAC). In achieving the Institute’s mission, the DAC focuses its multidisciplinary research on working with PI’s to apply computational biology and informatics tools to PI focused projects where the infrastructure or expertise are beyond what is feasible or logistically appropriate to duplicate in individual PI labs. The Bioinformatician will be expected to contribute to collaborative research involving human disease and biotechnology, and genetics, genomics and proteomics research.
The Bioinformatician will work with a team of scientists and programmers on various projects involving basic clinical research and clinical operations, especially Next Gen Sequencing data and microarray data. The Bioinformatician will be expected to work collaboratively and participate in the development of publications for peer-reviewed journals as well as on grants proposals to funding agencies and other entities.
In accordance the university hiring procedures for non-student positions, this position will require a conviction check prior to beginning an employment engagement.
Dependent on the qualifications of the successful candidate, the research faculty rank may be either Research Associate or Senior Research Associate. For information regarding the university’s faculty ranks, please review the Faculty Handbook at http://www.provost.vt.edu/faculty_handbook/faculty_handbook.html