Research Assistant / Associate, OVPR
Wayne State University is searching for an experiencedResearch Assistant / Associate, OVPRat its Detroit campus location.
Wayne State is a premier, public, urban research university located in the heart of Detroit, Michigan where students from all backgrounds are offered a rich, high-quality education. Our deep-rooted commitment to excellence, collaboration, integrity, diversity and inclusion creates exceptional educational opportunities which prepare students for success in a global society.
Essential functions (job duties):
To provide informatics support users of the Wayne State University cores.
Bioinformatics support for Genome Sciences Core (GSC) services including alignment, count tabulation, differential analyses of transcriptomics and methylation, variant detection, metagenomics, and single-cell RNA sequencing (scRNA-seq) analysis.
Targeted bioinformatics analysis on funded research projects.
Communicate project progress and results with Genome Sciences Core (GSC} users.
Investigate and implement updated pipelines to address research questions.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in bioinformatics, biostatistics, biology, chemistry, or a related field appropriate for Research Assistant position.
Ph.D. in bioinformatics, biostatistics, biology, chemistry, or a related field appropriate for Research Associate position.
Intermediate (3 to 4 years job-related experience)
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Candidate must have proficiency in a scripting language (Perl/Python) as well as robust knowledge of R and Unix commands.
Demonstrated statistics skills and an ability to integrate complex data to answer informatics research questions. Familiarity with protein analysis is desirable.
H09 - Research
H0905 - VP Research
Job type: Full Time
Job category: Research
Compensation type: Annual Salary
Salary minimum: $55,000
Salary hire maximum: $85,000
Normal office environment
Number of openings: 1
Reposted position: No
Reposted reason: None (New Requisition)
Prior posting/requisition number:
Background check requirements:
University policy requires certain persons who are offered employment to undergo a background check, including a criminal history check, before starting work. If you are offered employment, the university will inform you if a background check is required.
Equal employment opportunity statement:
Wayne State University provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. The university encourages applications from women, people of color and other underrepresented people. Wayne State is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.