Sponsor: Rubicon Genomics
Recording Date: 2/19/2014
Recording Time: 1 hour
BCM offers excellent compensation and benefits, including health, dental and vision insurance, paid vacation, retirement savings plan, and tuition reimbursement assistance
The Bioinformatics Research Laboratory (BRL) http://www.brl.bcm.tmc.edu
participates in several national and international genomic and epigenomic projects and numerous collaborations within the Texas Medical Center in Houston. One key consortium project, carried out in collaboration with our home department of Molecular and Human Genetics at Baylor College of Medicine is the development of an annotated database of human genomic variation. The BRL is also serving as the Data Coordination Center for the recently announced NIH Extracellular RNA Communication Program http://commonfund.nih.gov/exrna/. Programmers will contribute components to an existing online data storage and analysis platform, improve and extend existing software infrastructure, and add significant new capabilities to these and other highly visible projects. The successful candidate will be able to design, code, test, and debug generic software solutions with an emphasis on reusability, and which extend an existing system. Successful applicants will also meet with users to discuss requirements, create necessary test data, test software, and prepare documentation. A goal for the software created by programmers will be their application to important biological questions for publication in high impact journals.
The candidates should have experience with good software engineering practices, designing and developing software solutions to specifications and to according to local standards and practices, and with the use of version control systems. In addition, candidates must have excellent English-language communication and interpersonal skills, and be capable of working within a team of biologists and programmers.
BCM offers excellent compensation and benefits, including health, dental and vision insurance, paid vacation, retirement savings plan, and tuition reimbursement assistance. A CV and the names and contact information of three references are required. Candidates should apply by email to: Ms.Elke Norwig-Eastaugh, One Baylor Plaza BCM 225, Houston, TX 77030 at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Baylor College of Medicine is an equal opportunity employer