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POSITION TITLE: Research Programmer II
The Disney Lab at Scripps Research Florida is seeking a research programmer to build tools, analysis pipelines and visual interfaces to process bioinformatics and biochemistry data.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
- The hiring laboratory has multiple projects at the intersection of RNA biology, structural chemistry, and drug discovery.
- This position will focus on developing front-end interfaces to explore, visualize, analyze, and share bioinformatics and biochemistry data.
- Research programmers participate in project meetings, code reviews, the design of internal experiments to lead to publishable results, and the integration of internally developed approaches with project goals.
- Details of established essential functions for this position will be addressed/discussed during the interview process.
- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field, or an equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience. A degree in a biological or chemical science may be accepted if accompanied with programming education, training, and/or experience.
- Minimum of two years’ experience in software application development and research programming. Lab/bench work experience may be accepted in conjunction with development/programming experience as determined by the individual lab.
- An advanced degree in a field directly related to the science
- developed/performed may be accepted in lieu of some experience (e.g. Master’s degree in lieu of 1-2 years’ experience or Ph.D. in lieu of 2-3 years’ experience), depending upon the individual lab.
- Experience with software development with modern frameworks
- Experience working with Application Programming Interfaces (APIs).
- A demonstrated ability to apply the fundamentals of software application development.
- Experience in developing tools to share, visualize, and analyze bioinformatics and biochemistry data.
- Expertise in data visualization principles and methodology, and a portfolio of projects applying these principles to create web-based static and interactive visualizations
- Expertise in Python or R
- Expertise in modern web front-end development
- Expertise in user interface (UI) and user experience (UX) design.
- Familiarity with biomedical research and methodology, including genetics genomics.
- Experience collaborating within an interdisciplinary team.
- Florida & Palm Beach County residents are preferred.
- This position works in a laboratory or vivarium environment.
Commensurate with experience
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