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Norwich University is a diversified academic institution that educates residential students, leading both military and civilian lifestyles, and working adults across the globe. Norwich offers a broad selection of traditional and distance-learning programs culminating in baccalaureate and master's degrees, and graduate certificates. Founded in 1819 by U.S. Army Capt. Alden Partridge, Norwich is the oldest private military college in the country and the birthplace of the Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC).

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Bioinformatician - Bioinformatics Core Facility

Description:

Norwich University seeks a full time, non-tenure track research faculty member in Bioinformatics to participate as a member of the Vermont Genetics Network (VGN) (http://www.uvm.edu/~biology/vgn/). VGN is a National Institutes of Health funded state program for building biomedical research infrastructure.

The successful candidate will provide research support for the VGN Bioinformatics Core, which assists faculty from across the state with microarray, genomics and proteomic mass spectroscopy data analysis. Support activities include analysis of gene expression (microarray) data, providing input on the design of microarray experiments, co-authoring research publications and providing basic training for microarray data analysis to VGN researchers on an as needed basis.

Applicants with an interest in supporting massively parallel sequencing projects are encouraged to apply. This position is a support role as part of the VGN Bioinformatics Core. Appointment will be made at the level of Research Associate for applicants with M.S. degrees or at the level of Assistant Research Professor for applicants with a Ph.D.

Qualifications:

M.S. in Biological Science or related field, Ph.D. preferred, or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired. Familiarity with microarray data analysis is required. Training in statistics highly desirable. Continuation of the position is dependent upon external funding. Must be eligible to work in the U.S. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

REQUIREMENTS:
* MS or PhD in Bioinformatics or related field (rank commensurate with credentials)
* Experience in applied bioinformatics in a research environment
* Experience analyzing microarray data
* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
* Ability to work with undergraduates


PREFERENCES:
* Training in statistics
* High performance computing skills
* Experience developing automated workflows

Additional Information:

In addition to a cover letter, resume, and Norwich application, please provide three letters of reference.

To apply:

Please submit a cover letter, resume and Norwich University Employment Application to Bioinformatician Search, via email: jobs@norwich.edu.

Oct. 31, 2011

Norwich University is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical, dental, group life and long term disability insurance, flexible-spending accounts for health and dependant care, a retirement annuity plan and tuition scholarships for eligible employees and their family members.

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