Computational Biologist I, NGS Data Analysis – UT Southwestern – Dallas, TX

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With over 75 years of excellence in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, UT Southwestern is committed to excellence, innovation, teamwork, and compassion. As a world-renowned medical and research center, we strive to provide the best possible care, resources, and benefits for our valued patients and employees. With over 20,000 employees, we are committed to continuing our growth with the best professionals in the healthcare industry. We invite you to be a part of the UT Southwestern team where you’ll discover teamwork, professionalism, and consistent opportunities for growth.

Job Summary

The Computational Biologist will participate in research projects on biomedical data (NGS, spatial molecular profiling, and digital pathology). Apply advanced statistical and machine learning methods. Develop informatics analysis pipelines and tools for cancer research. Experience in the analysis of NGS data or other molecular profiling data is required.

Job Duties

Manage research laboratory computer hardware and software programming and maintenance. Ensure existing systems meet the continuing needs of the lab and/or recommend and test new systems as necessary.

Perform complex data analysis related to specialized research methodologies and results as assigned by the PI.

Develop and/or modify software to support new and ongoing research projects.

Resolve hardware, software, and network issues in support of the lab.

Develop and maintain complex databases to support new and ongoing research projects.

Train laboratory staff in the use of pertinent research systems.

May specialize in bioinformatics, software development, network administration, or hardware/software maintenance.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Experience and Education

Master’s degree in Computer Science or a related field of biological science.

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field of biological science, and two (2) years related research experience in bioinformatics and computational biology.

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This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information. UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; sex; including sexual harassment; age; disability; genetic information; citizenship status; and protected veteran status. In addition, it is UT Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

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