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Image Data Analysis / Bioinformatics Programmer at University of California - San Francisco

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Type: Full Time
Location: San Francisco, California

Job Description:

The Image Data Analysis / Bioinformatics Programmer position is to supports current operations and continues to advance technologies. The candidate works with the director to develop image acquisition, automation, and analysis software, as well as assist in the maintenance, repair, and operation of microscopes. This position requires direct interaction with researchers including training, assisting, and troubleshooting for both software and hardware as needed.

The Image Data Analysis / Bioinformatics Programmer will work under the direct supervision of the director and will also receive mentoring and direct guidance from the principal investigator in order to advance their career in academic research. Additional responsibilities include bookkeeping, ordering, and maintaining stocks of necessary supplies.

The Department of Pathology at UCSF aims to achieve the highest standards in patient care, research and education. The Department provides diagnostic pathology services in a wide variety of subspecialties with highly trained subspecialists who are recognized nationally and internationally for their expertise. The Department s research programs are diverse and interface with a wealth of basic and translational research programs that are a hallmark of UCSF. Our educational programs include a research-intensive academic residency program and fellowships in cytopathology, dermatopathology, gastrointestinal and liver pathology, neuropathology and surgical pathology.

The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.\\",\\"

Required Qualifications: Bacheloru0027s degree in biological science, computational / programming, or related area and / or equivalent experience / training
At least three years of programming experience in MATLAB, Java, C++, or Python within scientific research context
Thorough knowledge of bioinformatics methods, applications programming, web development and data structures
Thorough knowledge of bioinformatics programming design, modification and implementation
Ability and willingness to learn, use, and teach others to use complex image analysis software and scientific equipment
Communication skills to work with both technical and non-technical personnel in multiple fields of expertise and at various levels in the organization
Ability to communicate technical information in a clear and concise manner
Self-motivated, work independently or as part of a team, able to learn quickly, meet deadlines and demonstrate problem solving skills

Preferred Qualifications: Understanding of relational databases, web interfaces, and operating systems
Strong project management skills
Thorough knowledge of modern biology and applicable field of research
Ability to interface with management on a regular basis
Thorough knowledge of web, application and data security concepts and methods
Hands on experience with biological sample microscopy imaging
Hands on experience with optical microscopes or optical systems
Working knowledge of various microscopy modalities
Organizational skills in the context of image based meta-data

License/Certification: n/a

Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.