Computational Scientist - Bioinformatics


University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Type

Faculty / researcher

Location

North America

Dallas

United States

Location

United States

Dallas

Type

Faculty / researcher


Experience and Education Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field and three (3) years of scientific software development/analysis. Experience with HPC is a strong plus. Master's or PhD preferred. Will consider demonstrated success in publishing computational science results in lieu of experience. Job Duties 1.Support faculty and students in adapting computational strategies to the specific features of the HPC infrastructure. Working with a range of systems and technologies such as compute cluster, parallel file systems, high speed interconnects, GPU-based computing and database servers. 2.Develop software and methods to explore, analyze and visualize biological data sets including genomic, imaging and protein structure data. 3.Participate in the design and execution of collaborative research studies in biomedical informatics. 4.Train users on the application and usage of computational systems to help accelerate the pace of scientific discovery. **Other Duties: Performs other duties as assigned. -BioHPC User Support: answer user queries recorded in BioHPC ticket system, provide advice and fix issues -User Training: deliver scheduled user training sessions, generally once per month, develop and revise training materials according to feedback -Develop BioHPC Systems and Services: create, expand, document, and test systems and services that support access to high performance computing at UTSW -Research Collaborations: engage in up to 3 simultaneous research projects, working collaboratively with research groups to develop projects requiring high-performance computing -System Maintenance: contribute to routine maintenance tasks for the BioHPC computing systems