Computational biology is a critically important and growing field that is critical to biomedical research. The Computational Biology Department at Carnegie Mellon is part of the internationally-recognized School of Computer Science, and draws upon the incredible energy and expertise in the entire School. It is an ideal place to be educated in this essential discipline.
We are seeking a Research Programmer to join us at the Computational Biology Department. In this role, you will work on software for constructing models from microscope images. You will be responsible for developing experimental research applications and modifying existing software for specific research applications based on knowledge of the theoretical foundations of information and computation including algorithms and data structures, and the application of state‐of‐the‐art programming methodology and languages for their implementation and application in computer‐based systems; provides consulting services to researchers relative to software technology and capability.
Your responsibilities will include:
Attending required meetings and participating in various seminars and training classes to maintain or update skills needed
Crafting and implementing software applications and database specifications (often in a team setting), documenting new designs, codes and modifications
In consultation with project managers, principal investigators and other researchers, analyzing alternative algorithms, new routines and system changes and suggesting program and/or system changes as well as other solutions to problems
Maintaining existing applications, correcting systems bugs. Writing system improvements. Performing table/code maintenance. Testing system upgrades. Maintaining/updates system and user documentation
Submitting weekly work progress reports to supervisor and performing other duties as assigned
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Computational Biology, Bioinformatics, Statistics or related degree
3+ years of Python programming experience
3+ years of database analysis and design experience
3+ years of research computing and systems analysis experience
Working knowledge of MatLab
Are you passionate about this opportunity with us? Please apply.
Internal Number: 2010916
About Carnegie Mellon University
Carnegie Mellon (www.cmu.edu) is a private, internationally ranked research university with programs in areas ranging from science, technology and business, to public policy, the humanities and the arts. More than 12,000 students in the university’s seven schools and colleges benefit from a small student-to-faculty ratio and an education characterized by its focus on creating and implementing solutions for real problems, interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation. A global university, Carnegie Mellon’s main campus in the United States is in Pittsburgh, Pa. It has campuses in California’s Silicon Valley and Qatar, and programs in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and Mexico.