UW Madison - Biotechnology Center
Job Location
425 Henry Mall
Madison, WI 53706
starting at $60,000; depending on qualifications.
Job Description

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. This individual will be responsible for working with project personnel to implement bioinformatics and statistical methods for a myriad of project types. 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 to develop robust workflows that can be efficiently applied to similar projects. Many aspects of these analyses are computationally intensive requiring high-throughput infrastructure available at the BRC. 

60% Work with the other BRC Bioinformaticians regarding the ongoing development of analysis workflows and maintenance of Bioinformatic pipelines. Work directly with researchers to provide bioinformatics and statistical analysis services. 

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

10% Other Bioinformatic duties as assigned.


Two years of statistics or bioinformatics experience preferred. Demonstrated proficiency in Linux and statistics languages. Working knowledge of scripting languages, and pipeline experience. Teamwork and collaboration skills

How to Apply


Application must be received by: JULY 28, 2016



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To apply for this job, please upload cover letter, resume, and work history form. In addition, you will be asked to provide three references with your submission. If you have questions please contact Ben Meltzer at about the position can be directed to:Benjamin MeltzerPhone: 608-265-5478425 Henry Mall   Fax: N/AGenetics-Biotech Center Bldg   Email: ben.meltzer@wisc.eduMadison, WI 53706-1580   Relay 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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