Faculty Bioinformatics


Job Number: 107132
Category: Faculty and Physicians
Location: 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX
Department: 351000 - BF-Department Administration
Full/Part Time/PRN: Day Job
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Schedule: Full-time

The Lyda Hill Department of Bioinformatics at the UT Southwestern Medical Center is looking to hire a faculty position. Candidates must posses a Masters Degree. Appointment rank will be commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience.

Assignments to the Director of the Bioinformatics Core Facility (BICF) include:

  • Design and implement strategies for the recruitment and retention of talent in bioinformatics and computational biology.

  • Design and implement strategies for career development of BICF team members.

  • Oversee BICF collaborations with researchers on campus.

  • Oversee help desk and fee-for-service programs.

  • Oversee BICF fellows program.

  • Oversee BICF nanocourses.

  • Lead collaborative project development on campus, including participation in grant applications.

  • Instruct and enforce within BICF strategies to maintain highest standards in reproducibility of analytical pipelines.

  • Instruct and enforce within BICF strategies to maintain highest standards in the integrity of data as submitted to BICF for projects.

  • Prepare grant applications to fund BICFs foundational activities in the development of broadly accessible software pipelines and data management systems.

  • Jointly with the chair of BICFs steering committee, plan and implement annual budget.

  • Develop strategies for sustainable cloud service infrastructure.

  • Independent, self-funded research activities.