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    Opportunity: BIOINFORMATICS Programmer @ University of Chicago--Chicago, IL (US)
    Submitted by Hannah Lawrence; posted on Thursday, July 12, 2012


    The Bioinformatics Programmer will join a growing team in the Center for Research Informatics (CRI) in the Biological Sciences Division (BSD) of the University of Chicago, working in the Bioinformatics Core. The candidate will work on both short- and long-term projects, assisting Researchers in various clinical research efforts as well as helping to build the BSD's overall infrastructure to support research informatics.


    Priorities and specifications will be determined by the Director, but the candidate will be expected to work independently, interact directly with Researchers as needed, and be able to work on multiple projects to meet deadlines. Numerous technologies are currently utilized and the candidate will participate in the selection and evaluation of new technologies to best suit the needs of the CRI. Tasks will include custom programming, data migration and validation, reporting from various information systems, creating new database schemas, evaluating and implementing open source software, and giving demonstrations of current projects. The group employs agile software development methodologies and the candidate should be comfortable working in such an environment.


    • Bachelor's degree
    • Three years of relevant programming experience in one or more of the following languages: Perl, Python, PHP, C#/NET, Java, SQL, XML, C++
    • Experience in programming for parallel and distributed computing
    • Experience in Linux/Unix
    • Experience developing Web based and client/server applications
    • Experience developing, implementing, debugging, and maintaining applications
    • Experience with MSSQL, Oracle, or MySQL RDMS
    • Experience in managing big datasets


    • Advanced degree in computer science, engineering, or a related field
    • Bioinformatics or biomedical expertise, or experience programming scientific applications


    Full time staff position


    Chicago, IL


    Depends on qualifications


    Please apply directly to the University of Chicago's career website here:[...]15271

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