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Specialist Series - Bioinformatics Research Position (Genomics High-Throughput Facility)

Position overview

Salary range: A reasonable estimate for this position is $51,300-$188,200. See Table Specialist Series – Represented Fiscal Year for the salary range for this position.

Application Window

Open date: September 6, 2023

Next review date: Tuesday, Apr 30, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Thursday, Sep 5, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The Genomics Research and Technology Hub in the Department of Biological Chemistry anticipates a specialist position available in the areas of genomics, bioinformatics, and systems biology. The candidate will be responsible for development and maintenance of sequence data analysis pipelines for use with multiple applications of next generation sequencing data. Responsibilities will vary but are likely to include sequence alignment and assembly, and analysis of RNA differential gene expression, ATAC-seq and chromatin immunoprecipitation from bulk and single cell experiments. The candidate will work directly with computer scientists and biologist clients of the facility.

A degree in Computer Science or Molecular Biology or Biochemistry (or a closely related discipline) with an emphasis in Bioinformatics is preferred along with basic knowledge of molecular and genomics biology.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Junior Specialists - A Bachelor's degree (or equivalent degree) or equivalent research experience.
Assistant Specialists - A Master’s degree (or equivalent degree), or five years of experience demonstrating expertise in the relevant specialization.
Associate Specialists - A Master’s degree (or equivalent degree) or five to ten years of experience demonstrating expertise in the relevant specialization.
Full Specialists - A Doctoral degree (or equivalent degree) or ten or more years of experience demonstrating expertise in the relevant specialization.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

  • Sexual Misconduct, Harassment and Discrimination Declaration Form - All applicants of academic positions at the University of California, Irvine must download, complete, sign, and upload the following form with their application: Sexual Misconduct, Harassment and Discrimination Declaration Form

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)
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About UC Irvine

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location

Irvine, CA