The Morgridge Institute for Research is a private, nonprofit research institute dedicated to improving human health through interdisciplinary biomedical research, in partnership with the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Research areas include regenerative biology, medical engineering, core computation, virology, metabolism, and virology.
A position is available in the Thomson Lab in Regenerative Biology, helping to develop a bioinformatics platform automating the analysis of RNA-Seq data. This position will be active in all stages of development, including requirements gathering, testing, and coding. The hired candidate will be lead on a project using the platform to produce original research.
The ideal candidate will be fluent in Python, have a strong interest in scientific computing and agile development, and demonstrate outstanding teamwork and communication skills. Other languages, git, algorithms, and data programming are all of interest.
We are looking for a candidate who is available to work approximately 10-12 hours per week with availability Monday through Friday between 8 am and 5pm. The hourly rate will be $12-$15 depending on experience.
Qualified individuals interested in this opportunity are required to submit a cover letter, resume, transcript, and python code sample (not to exceed 400 lines). The Cover letter should detail interest and relevant experience. Application materials should be submitted as one document via the online career portal.
To ensure consideration applicants should apply by June 1, 2017.