University of Kentucky Medical Center
Job Location
Lexington, KY
Job Description

The Immuno-Molecular Laboratory in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine a division of UK Healthcare is seeking a Bioinformatician to join the newly developed Clinical Genomics section.

Responsibilities include:
Utilize software and/or databases to gather, store, manipulate, and analyze clinical and research data. Design, develop, and implement bioinformatics following established clinical guidelines/protocols to support genetic sequencing, phenotype analysis, data mining, and/or statistical modeling. Assist in new test development by working with the director and/or laboratory staff to advance new algorithms/software for clinical genomics.


Masters degree or PhD in Bioinformatics or related field
At least 2 years experience preferred with Perl, Python, or Java, as well as with Next Generation Sequencing data analysis.
Strong experience preferred with creating and managing databases.
Clinical molecular diagnostics experience preferred.

How to Apply

To apply for job #RE02883, submit a UK Online Application at

If you have any questions, contact HR/Employment, phone (859) 257-9555 press 2. Application deadline for all positions is 5/5/2015.The University of Kentucky is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from minorities and women.

About Our Organization

Founded in 1865 as a land-grant institution adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. Recently ranked as one of the safest, most creative, and the brainiest cities in the nation, Lexington is an ideal location to experience the work-life integration that the University strives to provide its employees. See for yourself what makes UK one great place to work.

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