University of Wisconsin-Madison, Biotechnology Center
Job Location
425 Henry Mall
Madison, WI 53706
Minimum salary $45,000

UW-Madison offers a variety of benefits options for employees, information can be found at: 

Job Description

The hired individual will be responsible for working with project personnel to implement and run pipelines to conduct these analyses on a regular basis.  This will involve scripting, exploration of parameter selections, summarizing large data in tabular and graphical formats, and providing detailed documentation of all methods used. 

This individual will work closely with a collaborative group that has developed workflows that use a wide variety of Linux software applications.  Many aspects of these analyses are computationally intensive requiring high-throughput infrastructure available at the BRC.

60% Work with the BRC senior Bioinformaticians regarding the ongoing success of Bioinformatic pipelines, script oversight, continued activation of Bioinformatic analysis projects, and maintain and improve data analysis pipeline. 

30% Assist the Facility Director and Senior Bioinformaticians with investigating and developing new processes and techniques to improve campus bioinformatics support.

10% Other Bioinformatic duties as assigned.


Degree and area of specialization:Bachelors in Computational Sciences or a related field, including biological sciences or statistics.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:Minimum of two years of scripting or bioinformatics experience.  Working knowledge of informatics computing, scripting languages, basic R statistical analysis skills, and Linux pipeline experience. Teamwork and collaboration skills. 

How to Apply


Please send an email with a cover letter, resume and a list of three references to [email protected] noting PVL 85422 in the subject line.Questions about the position can be directed to:Benjamin MeltzerPhone: 608-265-5478425 Henry MallFax: N/AGenetics-Biotech Center BldgEmail: [email protected]Madison, WI 53706-1580Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )


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UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

About Our Organization

The University of Wisconsin Biotechnology Center (UWBC) is a synergistic blend of core service facilities, research and outreach activities. The Bioinformatics Resource Center (BRC), one of UWBC core facilities, is seeking to add a highly self-motivated individual to our team. 

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