Computational Biologist I - Clinical Sciences
Categories: Research & Laboratory Support
Department: Clncl Sc QBRC
Full/Part Time/PRN: Full-Time
This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information
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.
- Perform professional work in support of scientific research using technical knowledge of software, software development, networking, and/or hardware in a complex computing environment. Subject matter expert in multiple areas of computing technology, and specific knowledge of molecular biology and genetics.
- 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 Principle Investigator.
- Develop and/or modify software to support new and ongoing research projects.
- Resolve hardware, software, and network issues in support of the laboratory.
- 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.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Analyze lung cancer datasets to develop computational approaches for integrative analysis and systems biology.
- Advance understanding of the molecular mechanisms of lung cancer and identify new potential therapeutic targets.
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