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- Develop a training curriculum consisting of modular, on-line educational reference materials, tutorials and training videos and personalized hands-on workshops covering both basic and more advanced topics in bioinformatics principles and practices, centered around problem solving and study design.
- Tailor training curriculum to the expressed needs of current and prospective users of the Bioinformatics Core.
- Extend and expand the bioinformatics, computational and analytical skills of Hawaii-based students and researchers from various backgrounds, resulting in increased usage of the Bioinformatics Core, as well as greater user satisfaction and heightened user independence.
- Contribute to graduate student education and training.
- Perform other related tasks as assigned.
- M.A. or M.S. degree in information and computer sciences or biological sciences or statistics or any relevant field of study.
- Demonstrated skills in two or more of the following areas: curriculum development of on-line and/or in-person courses and modules in bioinformatics; proficiency in programming languages (such as Perl, Python, Java and R).
- Proficiency in statistical analysis (R, MATLAB).
- Excellent oral and written communications skills.
- Excellent interpersonal skills.
- Experience in teaching at the undergraduate level.
- Ph.D. or D.Sc. or equivalent degree in information and computer science or biological sciences or statistics or any relevant field of study.
- Two or more years of experience in bioinformatics course development and/or in teaching at the graduate level.
- Familiarity with large datasets from consortium projects.
- Familiarity with the collection, management, interpretation, and analysis of high-throughput biological and clinical data with emphasis on next-generation sequence analysis, microarray data analysis, data integration or evaluation of new analytical tools and technology.
- Familiarity with molecular biology, human genetics, experimental design principles, and bench laboratory experience.
- Experience in UNIX-like operating systems and high-performance computing environments.
- Experience in teaching at the graduate level.
- Richard Yanagihara, John A. Burns School of Medicine
- 651 Ilalo Street, BSB 320
- Honolulu, HI 96813
- Richard Yanagihara; 808-692-1610; firstname.lastname@example.org
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