Position Description: The Assistant Development Engineer will conduct research in the areas of computational analysis of systems serology profiling measurements and tensor-based dimensionality reduction techniques. Responsibilities include implementing new computational algorithms, critical evaluation of model performance, interpretation of the modeling results, and communication with other members of the team. Duties will also include general management of the laboratory's computer systems, including the lab server and lab member's user accounts. The Engineer will be expected to write up weekly reports and present and discuss results at group meetings. They will also be required to coordinate and work together as a team with undergraduate and graduate students, clinicians, and faculty. Experience in Python programming, general bioinformatics techniques, and algorithm design are preferred.
Special Instructions: This is a one year contract position with potential for renewal.
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