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May 17 2018

Administrative Director, Bioinformatics

University of Nevada, Reno Reno, Nevada, United States

Director, Bioinformatics

University of Nevada, Reno – Main Campus

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Job Description
The University of Nevada, Reno department of Research and Innovation is recruiting for a Director, Bioinformatics. This position directs the Bioinformatics/Biostatistics service core at the University of Nevada, Reno. The Director manages and joins analysts and brokers collaborations among faculty with the goal of providing researchers and students at the University of Nevada, Reno with biostatistics and bioinformatics support for research projects, grant pre-proposals, and manuscript writing. Other duties include faculty support, curriculum and training and management/administration.

Department Information
The University of Nevada, Reno operates three core facilities, which provide services in Bioinformatics, Proteomics and Genomics. These facilities synergize extensively and report to the Office of Research & Innovation (R&I). R&I is a service organization that focuses on enhancing the research enterprise by supporting collaboration and innovation. We provide faculty with the resources needed to reach their goals of educating, conducting research and contributing to the region’s economic development. As part of these resources, R&I manages the support organizations that assist faculty in obtaining funding, conducting research and building connections with industry.

Nevada Center for Bioinformatics
Research & Innovation

Required Qualifications
Doctorate Degree in the fields of biological and/or computational sciences and managerial experience.
Relevant Experience: bioinformatics and/or biostatistics

Preferred Qualifications
Proposal writing experience; teaching experience

Compensation Grade

Contact Information for this position:
Yvonne Callan,

Work Schedule:
Requires occasional travel


Full-Time Equivalent

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Cover letter
Contact information for three professional references

This posting is open until filled
Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. This job posting will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made. Review of applications will begin immediately.

Posting Close Date

Note to Applicant
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Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.

To apply, visit—Main-Campus/Director–Bioinformatics_R0109088.

Founded in 1874, the University of Nevada, Reno is the State of Nevada’s land grant institution with a statewide mission and presence. The University of Nevada, Reno is a Carnegie I Research Institution and has been recognized as a “Top Tier” Best National University by U.S. News & World Report. With an enrollment of nearly 21,000 students we offer 145 Tier 1 accredited degree programs. Located in the picturesque Truckee Meadows the University of Nevada, Reno is surrounded by numerous state and national parks, is 45 minutes from beautiful Lake Tahoe, and four hours from San Francisco.

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.

The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) is committed to providing a place of work and learning free of discrimination on the basis of a person’s age, disability, whether actual or perceived by others (including service-connected disabilities), gender (including pregnancy related conditions), military status or military obligations, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race, or religion.


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