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Drs. T. M. Murali and Kurt Luther are seeking a talented and enthusiastic software engineer for an NIH-funded project that combines analysis and visualization of biological networks with crowdsourcing. The position involves design and implementation of web-based software systems that support crowdsourced visualization and layouts of complex biological networks and critiquing and synthesis of these layouts, built upon the GraphSpace (http://www.graphspace.org) web platform . The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated track record of high quality software development and significant experience with web-based software development. The successful applicant will join a vibrant, interdisciplinary research community, based in the Department of Computer Science and with strong connections to the Center for Human-Computer Interaction and research groups in systems biology and tissue engineering. This position is funded for one calendar year and is available immediately.
M.S. in computer science, software engineering, or related field, or B.S. in computer science, software engineering, or related field with significant related experience.
Track record of high-quality software development
Excellent communication skills
Creativity, independence, and high motivation
Experience with bioinformatics and network analysis and visualization
Experience with implementation, development, and evaluation of collaborative software
Experience with user interface design and/or visual design
Evidence of effective project management skills
Percent Employment: Full-time
Pay Range: Commensurate with experience
Employee Category: Research Faculty
Appointment Type: Restricted
Tenure Status: Non-Tenure Track
Percent Employment: Full-time
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