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Old 12-17-2014, 11:45 AM   #1
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Default McMaster University - Bioinformatics - Systems Administrator


The McArthur lab in McMaster's Department of Biochemistry & Biomedical
Sciences is seeking a Systems Administrator / Information Technologist to
help establish a new bioinformatics laboratory at McMaster, plus develop
the next generation of the Comprehensive Antibiotic Resistance Database
(CARD; The candidate will configure BLADE and other
hardware for general bioinformatics analysis, development of a GIT version
control system, construction of an in house Galaxy server (,
and development of a new interface, stand-alone tools, APIs, and
algorithms for the CARD (based on Chado; Outside
of server and software development, the candidate will perform a variety
of bioinformatics analyses as well as be responsible for effective
provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance
of systems hardware and software and related infrastructure. Genomics
and bioinformatics training will be provided. For more details on the
McArthur lab research program, see

The candidate is expected to have knowledge and experience of LINUX
operating system installation and management, network management, RAID and
other storage technologies, database skills (SQL, postgreSQL), software
for hosting advanced websites (Apache, PHP, Javascript, JQuery), and the
computer languages common to bioinformatics (Python, Perl). Knowledge of
bioinformatics would be advantageous to the candidate. Experience with
Flask, SQLAlchemy, and JSON would be beneficial. Skills in text mining
and/or controlled vocabularies would be welcome, but not mandatory.

For more information, contact Dr. Andrew McArthur at

Andrew G. McArthur, Ph.D.
Associate Professor & Cisco Research Chair in Bioinformatics
Department of Biochemistry & Biomedical Sciences
McMaster University
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

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Andrew G. McArthur, Ph.D.
Associate Professor & Cisco Research Chair in Bioinformatics
Department of Biochemistry & Biomedical Sciences
McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

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