The Bakar Computational Health Sciences Institute is now recruiting for an Associate or Full Specialist. Areas of specialization/responsibilities for this position involves: • Developing and utilizing computational tools and systems to analyze and interpret biological or other research data. • Utilizes and develops algorithms, computational techniques, and statistical methodologies. • Helps in the design of new experiments.
Required qualifications: • Specialists appointed at the Associate rank must possess a master’s degree (or equivalent degree) or five to ten years of experience in the relevant specialization. • Specialists appointed at the Full rank must possess a terminal degree (or equivalent degree) or ten or more years of experience in the relevant specialization. • Strong problem-solving skills, creative thinking, and the ability to build new software tools as needed are required. • Good communication skills and be fluent in both spoken and written English.
Preferred qualifications: • A background in molecular biology or medicine or pharmacology will be a strong plus. • Prior experience with sequencing, genetic, microarray, drug, or clinical databases, text-mining, knowledge representation, or parallel computing platforms is a plus. This exciting work will be guided by multidisciplinary collaborations with top scientists in neonatology, genetics, environmental science, immunology and microbiome research at UCSF. • Experience with analyzing methylation data and integrative omics analysis. • Knowledge of public databases. • Post-graduate training in field.
Applicant’s materials must list current and/or pending qualifications upon submission.
Appointees in the Specialist series will be expected to engage in specialized research, professional activities and do not have teaching responsibilities. Specialists are expected to use their professional expertise to make scientific and scholarly contributions, and may participate in University and Public Service. Screening of applicants will begin immediately and will continue as needed throughout the recruitment period. Salary and rank will be commensurate with the applicants experience and training.
UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and high-quality patient care. It is the only UC campus in the 10-campus system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.