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Job No. 146864

  • Job Title:
  • Bioinformatics Analyst
  • Employer:
  • Indiana University-Bloomington
  • Location:
  • Bloomington , IN
  • Posting Date:
  • 21-Jun-2022
  • Description:
  • Job Summary
    Provides advanced consultation and employs a variety of computational sequence analysis (mathematical and computing) tools to model and analyze biological data in support of researchers.
    Accesses, extracts and prepares data for analysis, including combining data run on multiple platforms as well as externally generated data in support of meta-analyses.
    Installs, configures, customizes, and supports analytical software for data on research clusters; develops advanced software and programming scripts for software and workflow systems utilized by researchers as needed.
    Reviews, as well as undertakes, performance and reliability assessments to ensure systems are performing to maximum productivity and scientific validity.
    Ensures proper documentation of consultation, analysis, and quality control efforts; often contributes to grant proposal and report writing.
    Researches, evaluates, makes recommendations, and guides the implementation of new and emerging technology (open source, software, systems), approaches, and best practices.
    May serve as project leader; often provides guidance to junior peers.
    Note: This position is grant funded with expected annual renewals. Renewals are contingent on the availability of grant funds.



    Bachelor's degree

    Degree in either a life science (biology, microbiology, biochemistry, etc.) or in computer science with a specialty in bioinformatics


    5 years of research technology support, large biological data analysis, or related experience
    Combinations of related education and experience may be considered



    Proficient communication skills
    Maintains a high degree of professionalism
    Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills
    Demonstrates a high commitment to quality
    Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
    Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty
    Highly thorough and dependable
    Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure
    Possesses a high degree of initiative
    Ability to influence internal and/or external constituents
    Working Conditions / Demands
    This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.
  •  Contact information:
  • Indiana University-Bloomington
  • Bloomington, IN 47405
  • United States
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