Scientific Programmer I - Human Genome Sequencing Center - Robotics-Developm

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7081466 (Ref:7916-en_US)

Posted: July 21, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The Human Genome Sequencing Center (HGSC) at Baylor College of Medicine is seeking a scientific programmer to support the Automation and Robotics group. This position offers tremendous opportunities for professional growth.

The HGSC was founded in 1996 and is a world leader in genomics. The fundamental interests of the HGSC are in advancing biology and genetics by improved genome technologies. As one of the three large-scale sequencing centers funded by the National Institutes of Health, the HGSC provides a unique opportunity to work on the cutting edge of genomic science in a state of the art institution.

Job Purpose

Scientific Programmer I under limited supervision, formulates and defines system scope and objectives through research and fact-finding to develop or modify moderately complex information systems.

Job Duties

  • Performs basic laboratory work in molecular biology, including DNA library construction and qPCR.
  • Performs routine laboratory procedures to assist in the research lab's production.
  • Optimizes and debugging robot liquid handling methods.
  • Executes operational and performance qualifications on robot installations.
  • Calibrates and validates robot pipettes.
  • Troubleshoots application protocols and instrumentation.
  • Tests new robot software upgrades and features.
  • Collects, compilies, and analyzes data.
  • Documents results of experiments.
  • Available to share evening and weekend support as needed.
  • Provides enthusiastic customer support.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Management Information Systems, Computer Science, or a related field. Four years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
  • No experience.





Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.



Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.

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Job posting number:#7081466 (Ref:7916-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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