Computational Scientist - Bioinformatics


Job Number: 81321
Category: Research & Laboratory
Location: 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX
Department: 245101 - Bioinformatics
Full/Part Time/PRN: Day Job
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Schedule: 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


Salary Negotiable

Experience and Education

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field and three (3) years of scientific software development/analysis. Experience with HPC is a strong plus. Master's or PhD preferred. Will consider demonstrated success in publishing computational science results in lieu of experience.

Job Duties

Support faculty and students in adapting computational strategies to the specific features of the HPC infrastructure. Working with a range of systems and technologies such as compute cluster, parallel file systems, high speed interconnects, GPU-based computing and database servers.
Develop software and methods to explore, analyze and visualize biological data sets including genomic, imaging and protein structure data.
Participate in the design and execution of collaborative research studies in biomedical informatics.
Train users on the application and usage of computational systems to help accelerate the pace of scientific discovery.

UTSouthwestern 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 UTSouthwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.