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Old 07-13-2010, 09:35 AM   #1
UW GenomeSciences
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Location: Seattle, Washington

Join Date: Jul 2010
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Default Research Scientist Engineer 3


The Department of Genome Sciences is comprised of 25 labs addressing leading edge questions in biology and medicine by developing and applying genetic, genomic and computational approaches taking advantage of genomic information now available for a host of species. The Department of Genome Sciences expects to make major contributions in the application of genome science to understand the fundamentals of biology and to improve human health and well-being.

The Department of Genome Sciences has an outstanding opportunity for a RESEARCH SCIENTIST ENGINEER 3. The Research Scientist will conduct genomic research in the Nickerson lab focusing on the analysis of next-generation DNA sequencing data.

Job duties include:
• Management of computer space & common bioinformatics tools
• Processing, analysis, and distribution of next-generation DNA sequencing data
• Running well-developed pipelines for next-generation DNA sequence mapping and variant analysis
• Development and optimization of scripts and algorithms to improve on current practice
• Other duties as assigned.

The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty. As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs

Bachelors degree in Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science or Engineering with at least five years of experience in research, data analysis, and/or programming or Masters degree in Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science or Engineering with at least three years of experience in research, data analysis, and/or programming

Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except where there are legal requirements such as license/certification/registration.

Condition of Employment:
Part of the application process for this position includes completing an on-line cover letter assessment to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. The cover letter assessment will appear on your screen for you to complete as soon as you select "Apply to this Position" on this job announcement. Once you begin the assessment, it must be completed at that time. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready.

The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206.543.6450 / 206.543.6452 (tty) or

For help, email or call (206) 543-2544.
The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Modified: April 20, 2010

To apply for this position please go to UW employment: http// and apply to job reference number 61557.
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