Bioinformatics Data Analyst

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Bowie State University
Bowie, Maryland
Nov 03, 2022
Dec 08, 2022
Full Time

Bowie State University

Bioinformatics Data Analyst


DEPARTMENT: Natural Science Department

OPEN DATE: October 28, 2022

CLOSING DATE: November 28, 2022

Bowie State University, a culturally diverse, comprehensive, historically Black University, provides and educational experience of exceptional quality at the undergraduate, graduate, and professional levels to students of high academic standing and potential. The Wellness Center is responsible for maintaining the health and wellness of the Bowie State Students. We provide a wide variety of primary, acute, reproductive health and specialty care services. The University is looking for a provider that will provide a high standard of care to the student population.

Responsibilities: The Department of Natural Sciences is seeking excellent candidates for the role of Data Analyst in Bioinformatics. The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to excellence in support and advancement of Bioinformatics research. The candidate will work closely with the Bioinformatics faculty in the coordination of mentorship of students and maintaining undergraduate research activities. The candidate will be involved in Bioinformatics Lab support and the maintenance of software and equipment. Additional responsibilities include managing recruitment efforts, student progress tracking, and program management activities, organizing student participation in external opportunities such as mentored research, internships, and the successful execution of additional activities, as required, to support student success. Reporting responsibilities may include tracking research progress, monitoring student engagement in research, Bioinformatics lab support and supplemental instructional activities. Our student-focused department requires a candidate with strong commitment to excellence in teaching and coordination, as well as a great appreciation for experiential learning to support our current models for high-impact practice in undergraduate STEM education.

Qualifications: A Ph.D. or Master of Science in Bioinformatics or related areas. Ph.D. in Bioinformatics/Computational Biology is preferred. A minimum of two (2) years research experience in Bioinformatics data management required. Experience with the development of Bioinformatics tools and algorithms. Programming expertise in R and Python. Experience with computer-aided drug design, structural bioinformatics, and bio-molecular simulations. Demonstrated research experience in next-generation sequencing data analysis. Demonstrated research experience working with undergraduate students. Evidence of participating in experiential learning models a plus. Demonstrate leadership ability, communication, and organizational skills. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and demonstrated ability to work in teams. Experience working with various stakeholders, such as students, faculty, staff, and administrators. Experience working with underrepresented minorities in STEM. Ability to work independently with a strong work ethic.

Conditions of Employment: Please be advised, COVID-19 vaccinations are not required but encouraged for faculty and staff to be employed at Bowie State University.

SALARY: $60,000 - $65,000

BSU offers a generous benefits package, which includes 22 vacation days, 13 holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.

APPLICATION: Interested and qualified applicants should go to to apply online. Paper application submissions will not be considered.

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