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.
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.
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.
Bachelor's degree in Management Information Systems, Computer Science, or a related field. Four years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.
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