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The Baylor College of Medicine Human Genome Sequencing Center (BCM-HGSC) is one of three large-scale sequencing centers funded by the National Institutes of Health. As one of the three major centers in the United States, the BCM-HGSC provides a unique opportunity to work with cutting edge genomic science.

We continuously seek individuals who are looking to work in a diverse research environment that supports ongoing genomics research, improvements in sequencing technology and genome analysis.

The BCM-HGSC offers opportunities that provide both educational and professional growth. No matter what the role, our employees make a significant contribution to genome research and tomorrow’s science.

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Bioinformatics Programmer I 239438JC

This entry-level position requires a formally trained programmer with interest and some familiarity with bioinformatics and molecular biology. The Next-Generation Sequencing Informatics (NGSI) group
maintains several bioinformatics software packages that require development and user support. Under the direction of a senior manager, a qualified candidate will interact with staff scientists to extend software functionality and will work with software engineers to maintain and develop a unified NGSI code-base.

Lead Scientific Programmer 223404JC

This position includes managing genome data flow for data publication including submission to national archives, publication in high profile scientific journals, genome browsers, as well as supporting the development and deployment of laboratory information management systems and new software tools to support analysis.

Postdoctoral Associate 243702JC

This position will work in the laboratory of Rui Chen at the Human Genome Sequencing Center to lead the effort of elucidating the molecular mechanism of novel human ocular disease genes identified by our group.

Research Assistant I 254555JC

The Baylor College of Medicine Human Genome Sequencing Center (BCM-HGSC) is seeking to recruit a Research Assistant (RA- I) to work in the Library Group.

Senior Administrative Assistant, LI - Grants 254314JC

This position coordinates the pre- and post-award application process for federal, state and private funding opportunities, including compilation of proposal components, QC of data and data entry, and compliance with proposal and BCM guidelines. Provides support for senior faculty members within the Center, including publications, appointments and travel arrangements and reimbursements. Supports the HGSC administrative group as needed, including coordination of group functions, phone coverage, SAP entries.

Website Designer 259936JC
  • Administer the BCM-HGSC public and internal websites, and other websites as needed. Includes online strategy, web content management using a web content management system (Drupal) and site authoring tool (Dreamweaver), online marketing and communication, customer service, graphic design, user experience (analysis/design), information/data architecture, website analytics, accessibility, and legal issues (for example, copyright, DRM [digital rights management], trademark, and privacy).

  • Administer HIPAA-compliant managed file transfer system. 



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