Systems Analyst, R-Programmer (Computational Biology)
programmer II-III, Seattle

re-posted from, 21.06.2010


The Bioconductor project seeks two individuals to join our software development team. Bioconductor is prominent in the development and distribution of open-source software for analysis and comprehension of high-throughput genetic data, including microarray, annotation, flow cytometry, and sequence data. Bioconductor is based on the R language for statistical analysis, and consists of more than 350 software packages developed internally and by a vibrant user community. Successful applicants will work in the core Bioconductor team, with strong interactions between team members and the broader user and developer community.

This position is to support development of Bioconductor software packages. The position will involve development of R / Bioconductor packages for analysis of high-throughput sequence data, including algorithm development and implementation and creative solutions to large volume data management challenges.

Qualifications and experience

   Bachelor's degree or comparable experience in computer science, statistics, bioinformatics, or related disciplines;
   2 or more years experience with programming languages, for example C, python, ruby, matlab, R;
   Experience with software development best practices appropriate for small teams, for instance use of version control, unit tests, agile project management, and creation of end-user documentation;
   Familiarity with statistical concepts and methods.

   Experience with high-volume genetic data, such as from next-generation sequence pipelines;
   Experience with SQL data bases, or netCDF / HDF5 file formats;
   Familiarity with bioinformatic work flows, especially related to sequence analysis.

For more information, visit the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center job site and search for positions SAP II/III (R Programmer) 23133.

Interested applicants should contact Martin Morgan directly at .

Martin Morgan
Computational Biology
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
1100 Fairview Ave. N.
PO Box 19024 Seattle, WA 98109
Arnold Building M1 B861
Phone: (206) 667-2793