Assistant or Associate Researcher (School of Freshwater Sciences)

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Milwaukee, WI, United States
Position Type: 
Organization Type: 
University/Academia/Research/Think tank
Experience Level: 
Entry Level (0-2 Years)
Degree Required: 
Advanced Degree (Master's or JD)


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Manage all aspects of multiple on-going, multi-disciplinary projects including the coordination of study design and implementation, sample collection, documentation, reporting, and communication. Teaching courses on bioinformatics for biologists. Opportunities for publishing scientific papers and participating in grant proposals for development of techniques and analysis related (Percentage of time spent on each facet of the position.)

a) Development of project-specific bioinformatics (computational and database) tools in conjunction with Faculty, Students, and Academic Staff. (30%)

b) Training and technical support for bioinformatics software including potentially teaching seminars or workshops. (10%)

c) Analysis of genomic and sequence data generated by customers in the Center. (20%)

d) Oversight of computational and informatics resources including software and hardware. Liaise with staff at the UWM computing cluster facility. (25%)
e) Preparation of manuscripts, reports, web-based public databases, and funding proposals. (15%)