Visionary for Biological Sequence Display and Analysis Tools
|Location:||NIH/NCBI - Bethesda, Maryland|
|# of openings:||1|
Computercraft is seeking a forward thinker to work on site at the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) to drive the advancement of existing and new sequence display and analysis tools. This individual will develop and actualize a user-focused vision for NCBI’s displays and tools that are part of many well-known sequence resources (e.g., BLAST, RefSeq, Gene, Genome Data Viewer) relied upon daily for sequence alignment and analysis. This work will involve identifying and prioritizing customer needs, conceiving a vision for the advancement of these displays and tools, developing a plan to guide implementation, and working in a cross-functional capacity, communicating with both scientists and programmers as well as NCBI leadership.
To see the “big picture,” the right candidate will have training in molecular biology, bioinformatics, or related field and bench research to understand the science; familiarity with graphical displays (genome browsers), aligners, and sequence analysis tools to understand currently available resources; knowledge of how these tools are used by those engaged in basic research, clinical work, and educational efforts to understand the needs of NCBI’s users; and experience in the area of software development to understand the process for transforming ideas into public-facing online products. This is a full-time position working on site at NCBI, NIH, in Bethesda, Maryland.
Computercraft offers a competitive salary, an excellent benefits package, the opportunity for a positive work-life balance with a standard 40hour work week, and the chance to work alongside a team of highly accomplished professionals.
Computercraft is an equal opportunity employer.
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