Bioinformatics IT Specialist II (2 positions) in Plant Sciences, UTIA, Knoxville TN
The Plant Sciences Department at the Institute of Agriculture in Knoxville TN is seeking one Bioinformatics IT Specialist II position. The department is interested in building computational infrastructure and in pursuing biological discoveries. We operate at the interface between biology, computer science, statistics, and software engineering. Our projects span a wide spectrum of organisms (plants, animals, microbiomes) and technology platforms (genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics). We have a particular focus on building and integrating tools for biological data analysis, data integration and knowledge mining.
The position being advertised will be involved in one or more Department of Energy funded projects focusing on building tools and infrastructure for management, analysis, integration and mining of biological data. Current representative projects include https://cbi.ornl.gov/ and https://kbase.us. Prior experience with open-source software is strongly preferred. Including links to public code repositories is strongly recommended.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Develop bioinformatics workflows and web-enabled software for biological data analysis and data mining. Work with other researchers in the group to Integrate experimental data with existing data derived from the model organism databases. Implement this software in a production setting, including integration with query builders and visualization tools; build test suites and document technical details. Collaborate with researchers and contribute to publications.
Internal Number: 184067
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