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Scientific Web Application Development Student Intern

The Organization

As an independent research organization, the Morgridge Institute for Research explores uncharted scientific territory to discover tomorrow’s cures. In affiliation with the University of Wisconsin-Madison, we support researchers who take a fearless approach to advancing human health in emerging fields such as regenerative biology, metabolism, virology and medical engineering. Through public programming, we work to inspire scientific curiosity in everyday life.

The Opportunity

The Morgridge Institute for Research seeks an undergraduate research assistant for the Thomson Lab Bioinformatics Team. You will assist with sharing newly developed bioinformatics algorithms with the public via web development. This position will be active in all stages of development, including requirements gathering, testing, and coding.


The ideal candidate will have experience in full-stack web development, and will have experience with two or more of: Python, R, Javascript, CSS, SQL, and Flask (or similar MVC framework). The ideal candidate will also have a strong interest in UX design and agile development, and demonstrate outstanding teamwork and communication skills.

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.

To Apply

Qualified individuals interested in this opportunity are required to submit a cover letter, resume, transcript, and code sample (not to exceed 400 lines). The Cover letter should detail interest and relevant experience. Other languages, git, algorithms, and development projects are all of interest. Application materials should be submitted as one document. Application deadline: January 31th, 2017.

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