Job Vacancies

Oct. 11, 2017

Bioinformatics, Assistant Professor, Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine [18515]

The Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine (NIPM) at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) invites applications for tenure-track Assistant Professor position. The institute is building excellence in personalized medicine to improve health services and clinical outcomes. We seek team-oriented candidates with research interests, expertise, and accomplishments in bioinformatics, statistical genetics, epigenetics, pharmacogenomics, human disease studies, genomics, or personalized medicine. The candidates for this position are expected to establish a research program in the discovery of disease etiology and pathways using genetic, genomic, and NGS data. Although this is a research-focused position, some teaching is expected. This position requires an MD, PhD, or equivalent degree from a regionally accredited college or university, a track record of publication, the ability to support research through external funding, and experience in research. Salary is competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. The position is contingent upon funding.

Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates' materials will begin November 1, 2017 and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior to that date. Materials should be addressed to Edwin Oh, Ph.D., Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted via on-line application at https://hrsearch.unlv.edu/. For assistance with UNLV's on-line applicant portal, contact UNLV Employment Services at (702) 895-3504 or applicant.inquiry@unlv.edu.

Bioinformaticist, Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine [18060]

The main purpose of this position is to provide Bioinformatics support to the NIPM next generation sequencing and genotyping service center and its users. This position also provides technical support for bioinformatics and statistical analyses for NIPM faculty and research projects. The position requires skills in the analysis of NGS data, particularly with respect to pipelines for whole genome and exome analysis, RNA-Seq, Methylation, ChiPSeq and other epigenetic analyses. genotype imputation, GWAS, statistical and population genetics. The position requires a sufficient understanding of biology, genetics, genomics and human diseases, and solid computational and statistical training. Experience in NGS sequencing analyses, statistical genetics, and human genetics and disease studies are preferred.

This position provides some support working with other team members on database development, maintenance, administration, and curation for the Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine (NIPM). The position requires a thorough understanding of relational database administration and the ability to analyze, plan, and manage database projects while meeting established deadlines. Software development using client server tools, relational structured query language, and structured programming design skills are desirable. Experience in a biology or medical field highly preferred. Database administration certification is preferred. This position requires a Ph.D. degree in Bioinformatics or Computer Science from a regionally accredited college or university and at least 2 years of related professional experience.

Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates’ materials will begin on 10/15/17 and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior to that date. Materials should be addressed to Martin Schiller, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted via on-line application at https://hrsearch.unlv.edu. For assistance with UNLV’s on-line applicant portal, contact UNLV Employment Services at (702) 895-3504 or applicant.inquiry@unlv.edu.

Program Coordinator in the Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine [18208]

The Program Coordinator provides high level administration and management for the Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine (NIPM). The position requires general office skills such as calendaring, filing, faxing, electronic correspondence, meeting notes. The candidate should possess strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills, and ability to work individually, on a project or in a team environment. The position involves management of travel and grant and other financial accounts. The candidate should have experience with MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, strong problem solving skills, and strong attention to detail and ability to multitask. This position requires a Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university and 5-15 years of related administrative experience.

Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates’ materials will begin on 9/22/17 and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior to that date. Materials should be addressed to Robin Toles, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted via on-line application at https://hrsearch.unlv.edu. For assistance with UNLV’s on-line applicant portal, contact UNLV Employment Services at (702) 895-3504 or applicant.inquiry@unlv.edu.