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Research Technician – Computational Biology Core

Research Technician Computational Biology Core, Institute for Systems Genomics

The UConn Institute for Systems Genomics is seeking a research assistant to support the work of its Computational Biology Core. The Core supports the research mission of the University of Connecticut through a mix of paid research projects, project support and consultation, training workshops and the management of a high performance computing (HPC) facility along with providing support for the HPC user base.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Support of the HPC facility
Support users through installing open-source scientific software and trouble-shooting user code
Manage and update shared databases
Support online workshops
Triage requests received via e-mail, slack, and our help desk

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

B.A./B.S. or higher in computational or biological sciences
Experience with analyzing high-throughput sequence data
Proficiency with Linux
Comfort interacting with an HPC system
Strong presentation and communication skills
Positive attitude and ability to work as part of a team (multi-tasking extraordinaire)

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Comfort with R and/or Python programming
Proficiency with open-source software installation

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This temporary special payroll position requires 40 hours per week, with an hourly rate of $28.00. This short-term role (6 months – 1 year) may transition to a permanent role for the right candidate (staff scientist).

The position can be on-site, remote or hybrid (must be able to attend meetings and support all users during Eastern Standard Time working hours). This position does not offer sponsorship benefits.

TO APPLY

To apply, please email a resume and cover letter detailing your qualifications to jill.wegrzyn@uconn.edu, with the subject line “Research Technician Application.” Screening will begin immediately.

Link to posting: https://bioinformatics.uconn.edu/2022/09/20/research-assistant-position/

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