Job Details

University of Nevada, Reno
  • Position Number: 3050266
  • Location: Reno, NV
  • Position Type: Science - Statistics


Analyst, Bioinformatics


R0130291
University of Nevada, Reno - Main Campus

The University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) appreciates your interest in employment at our growing institution. We want your application process to go smoothly and quickly. Final applications must be submitted prior to the close of the recruitment.

If you need assistance or have questions regarding the application process, please contact our recruitment helpline at (775) 784-1495 or jobs@unr.edu. For UNR Med professional job postings, please contact the Office of Professional Recruitment at (775) 784-6778.

Job Description

The University of Nevada, Reno is recruiting for a Bioinformatics Analyst to support researchers at the University of Nevada and in the Western IDeA states, by providing biostatistics and bioinformatics services for individual research projects.

Tasks of the Analyst include, establish proper survey methods and experimental designs for specific projects; apply standard biostatistical methods to large experimental data sets; utilize standard bioinformatics databases and tools to identify and classify components of a biological system; create mathematical/statistical models to examine whole-omics data; use and develop statistical and computational pipelines to analyze omics data such as RNA-seq, 16s rRNA, ChIP-seq, scRNA-seq, bisulfite sequencing, and high-throughput proteomics (DIA and TMT). Successful applicants are not expected to be proficient in all of these areas.

Successful candidates will have proficiency in Linux environments and experience in R and/or Python, a thorough understanding of and interest in biology, the ability to rapidly learn new concepts, attention to detail, strong organizational, problem-solving, and communication skills, ability to work in an environment that is collaborative, innovative, data-driven, and goal-oriented

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in the fields of biological and/or computational sciences and two (2) years of related work experience; OR a Master's Degree in the fields of biological and/or computational sciences and one (1) year of related relevant work experience; OR a Doctorate Degree in the fields of biological and/or computational sciences with no post-graduate work experience required.

Related Experience: bioinformatics and/or biostatistics or related

Preferred Qualifications

Bioinformatics is often associated to genomics and transcriptomics, as Core Labs support all omics data. Scientists with a proteomics background are encouraged to apply.

Compensation Grade

This is a full-time Administrative Faculty position - Compensation Grade B

The typical salary range for this position is $60,000-$70,000.

Salary is based on related education and experience, internal equity and budgets.

To view the salary schedule for this position, please visit: Salary Schedules and select Administrative Faculty by Grade.

Remarkable Retirement!

Our retirement plan is beyond compare. Your 15.50% contribution is generously matched by the University. With the faculty retirement plan, you are 100% vested your first day. Sit back and watch your retirement dollars grow! All permanent employees on an annual "A" or "B" contract who are employed at least 50% full-time are eligible to participate in the NSHE retirement program unless they are members of PERS of Nevada.

"I had no idea the values of the faculty retirement plan when I joined UNR. On my first day, I found out I was fully vested in my contributions and the companies 15.5% matching. I have watched my retirement grow over the years, not only in contributions, but with investments. It is hard to put into words how appreciative I am to feel so secure in my future" - Michelle B.

Perks of Working at UNR!
  • Health insurance options including dental and vision - Health Insurance
  • Generous annual and sick leave, life insurance and long-term disability - Faculty Benefits
  • E. L. Wiegand Fitness Center offers an annual or semester membership and family membership options. E.L. Wiegand Fitness Center
  • Reno is proud to be a University town! Many local businesses offer discounts to WolfCard holders
  • Mountain EAP supports employees (and eligible dependents) through life's difficult moments. Mountain EAP is located in Reno and specializes in counseling and advising services for personal or interpersonal issues.
  • Several Diversity Committees and Affinity Groups focusing on campus-wide diversity initiatives to ensure we are working to create a diverse and welcoming campus climate. Diversity Groups
  • Faculty Senate is the principal representing body for faculty. Its membership includes representatives from each academic and administrative major unit of the University. Faculty Senate
  • No state income tax!


Grants-in-aid for Faculty Employees

The University is proud to provide a reduced-rate tuition benefit to faculty and qualified dependents. Faculty can take up to six credits per semester at a reduced rate. Dependents of faculty have unlimited credits, but in order to be eligible children must be unmarried and under the age of 24 and must receive at least 50% of their financial support from the employee and/or employee's spouse or domestic partner. Faculty Grants-in-Aid

Faculty Dual Career Assistance Program

The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes the importance of addressing dual-career couples' professional needs. We offer a dual career assistance program to newly hired faculty spouses/partners that provides resources and assists them to identify career opportunities in Northern Nevada. Dual Career Assistance Program

Department Information

Research & Innovation is a service organization providing high-quality service and competitive infrastructure to enable faculty and students to excel in their research, scholarly and creative endeavors, and entrepreneurial activities. The University of Nevada, Reno is a leading research university committed to the pursuit of knowledge that addresses the important issues of our time, promotes innovation, and drives economic development in Nevada. Please visit www.unr.edu/research-innovation for more information.

Department Contact

Julie Ruiz - jcruiz@unr.edu

Exempt
Yes

Full-Time Equivalent
100.0%

Required Attachment(s)

Please note, once you submit your application the only attachment(s) viewable to you will be the attachment(s) to the resume/CV section of the application. Any additional required attachment(s) to the cover letter, references, additional documents sections of the application, will not be viewable to you after you submit your application. All uploaded attachment(s) will be on the application for the committee to review. To request updates to attachments prior to the committee review of applications, please contact the candidate helpdesk at jobs@unr.edu

Please attach the following attachments to your application

1) Resume/CV

2) Cover Letter

3) Contact Information for three professional references

4) Please write a brief statement (one page maximum) about how you would contribute toward our mission of creating a culturally inclusive environment in the role for which you are applying.

This posting is open until filled.

Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. This search will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.

Posting Close Date
08/31/2022

Note to Applicant

A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member's first day of employment.

References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process.

Applicants hired on a federal contract may be subject to E-Verify.

As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.

For positions that require driving, evidence of a valid driver's license will be required at the time of employment and as a condition of continued employment.

Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.

University of Nevada, Reno

To apply, visit https://nshe.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/UNR-external/job/University-of-Nevada-Reno---Main-Campus/Analyst--Bioinformatics_R0130291

Founded in 1874, the University of Nevada, Reno is the State of Nevadas land grant institution with a statewide mission and presence. The University of Nevada, Reno is a Carnegie I Research Institution and has been recognized as a "Top Tier" Best National University by U.S. News & World Report. With an enrollment of nearly 21,000 students we offer 145 Tier 1 accredited degree programs. Located in the picturesque Truckee Meadows the University of Nevada, Reno is surrounded by numerous state and national parks, is 45 minutes from beautiful Lake Tahoe, and four hours from San Francisco.

The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience.

The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) is committed to providing a place of work and learning free of discrimination on the basis of a persons age, disability, whether actual or perceived by others (including service-connected disabilities), gender (including pregnancy related conditions), military status or military obligations, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race, or religion.







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