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Mar 9 2017

Administrative Bioinformatics / Biostatistics Analyst

University of Nevada, Reno Reno, Nevada, United States

Department: IDeA Network of Biomedical Rsch Exc (INBRE)
Department Web Address: www.unr.edu/bioinformatics
Full Time Equivalent: 100%
Position Type: Administrative Faculty
List Rank/Range(s):
Tenure Track: Non Tenure Track

Job Description:
The Analyst, Bioinformatics/Biostatistics supports researchers in the Western IDeA states and at the University of Nevada, Reno by providing biostatistics and bioinformatics services for individual research projects. The Analyst will establish proper survey methods and experimental designs for specific projects; will apply standard biostatistical methods to large experimental data sets; use standard bioinformatics databases and tools such as BLAST, dbGaP, GeneCards, GenBank to identify and classify components of a biological system; create mathematical models to examine whole-omics data; use and develop statistical and computational pipelines to analyze next-generation sequencing data such as ChIP-seq and RNA-seq; use standard gene enrichment, network, and pathway analysis tools.

The University of Nevada, Reno, the land-grant University and major research institution in the state, has a student body of approximately 21,000. The University is situated in Reno, a metropolitan area of 350,000, on the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. The city is conveniently located 38 miles from Lake Tahoe, a world-class skiing area with limitless summer and winter recreational opportunities. Sacramento and San Francisco are, respectively, two and four hour drives away.

The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience.

Required Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in the biological and/or computational sciences and two years of relevant work experience; Master’s degree in the biological or computational sciences and one year of relevant work experience; or a Doctorate degree in the biological or computational sciences and no post-graduate work experience required.

Related experience: Bioinformatics and /or Biostatistics

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Whole-omics tools and analysis methods:
  • Using the linux/unix platform with ease
  • Time management and task management skills

Contact Information for this Position: Jessica Garfield, garfieldj@unr.edu, 775-784-6544

Special Instructions to Applicants: Applicants must include cover letter, resume, and contact info for three professional references.

Job Open Date: 03/06/2017
Job Close Date: 4/3/2017
Open Until Filled: No
Search Number: 72476

Note to All Applicants: A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member’s first day of employment.

The University of Nevada, Reno is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its students and employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, and sexual orientation, or genetic information, gender identity, or gender expression. The University of Nevada, Reno employs only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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The University of Nevada, Reno is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its students and employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, or gender expression. The University of Nevada employs only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

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Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Administrative and Faculty.

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