Research Associate - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Works with departmental staff to design and conduct research projects.

Additional Department Summary:

This position is to support bioinformatics research through consultation, research and hands-on support, provide system administration for UNIX and Mac servers, and mentor student projects and coordinate lab activities.

Required Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree in an appropriate field (field of study may vary depending on research subject area) with some previous research experience. Knowledge of basic research methods, good organizational skills and clear communication and writing skills; Knowledge of personal computers, along with basic computer applications to include word processing, database management and spreadsheet programs. Student or Graduate Assistant, Intern, or student oriented research experience will be considered. To be considered student experience, it must be detailed in the employment section on the application.

Additional Required Department Minimum Qualifications:

MS in Computational Biology or related field (Genetics, Computer Science, Physics, Math, Bioinformatics).

Preferred Qualifications:

Strong bioinformatics and biostatistics background. Experience with UNIX, Windows and Mac environments. Programming proficiency (e.g. Python, Perl, C++). Software development experience. Familiarity with the statistical computing language R 57 Monthly (exempt): - Minimum - $ 31969.56 Midpoint - $ 46342.44 Description/Organization: 204411 – Biological Sciences

Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

Keyword Phrases

  • Research Associate
  • The Capstone of Higher Education
  • Student Centered Research University
  • Fostering a diverse student body & workforce
  • Laboratory and Research
  • Computational Biology
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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