Current Openings

  • Programmer Analyst I
  • Senior Administrative Assistant

 

Application materials may be submitted to careers@stowers.org


Programmer Analyst I

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The Stowers Institute has an opening for a Programmer Analyst to assist the Bioinformatics Center with data analysis and programming tasks.

The programmer analyst will develop and support Next-generation sequencing informatics processes, maintain and optimize the current NGS primary data analysis pipeline, develop secondary analysis pipelines if needed, and support custom software. The individual will also provide support to research projects by using computational tools to process, transform, visualize, and analyze datasets primarily derived from high-throughput sequencing.

Minimum requirements include an undergraduate degree in Computer Science or a related discipline. Individuals with a Master's degree in computer science with a bioinformatics concentration or a Master's degree in bioinformatics with solid computer programming skills are encouraged to apply. We require proficiency with at least one scripting language (Perl, Python, or Ruby) as well as experience working in a Unix/Linux environment. Experiences in cluster computing (i.e. Sun Grid Engine) and R/Bioconductor are desired but not essential.

In addition to outstanding communication and organization skills, the successful candidate will have strong problem-solving abilities, good time management skills, and the ability to multi-task in a team-oriented environment.

Application Instructions: To apply, please submit a current resume, two letters of recommendation, and a copy of your college transcript to careers@stowers.org or to Administration Department, Stowers Institute for Medical Research, 1000 E 50th Street, Kansas City, MO 64110.

 

Senior Administrative Assistant

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The Stowers Institute for Medical Research has an opening for a uniquely talented individual who can provide the highest quality administrative support to a principal investigator and members of a scientific research laboratory.    

The successful candidate will have excellent computer skills to develop and maintain a website; an advanced knowledge of Microsoft and Apple products; a documented record of punctuality and dependability; outstanding organization and communication skills; the ability to effectively multi-task in a team-oriented environment; and an excellent command of the English language to include experience in composing correspondence, editing material, and teaching writing skills and other forms of communications.  The selected candidate must be detail-oriented and well organized to relieve the principal investigator of numerous day-to-day administrative duties.

Requirements include an undergraduate degree in business, English, or a related area and at least one year of relevant experience.

Application Instructions: To apply, please submit a current resume to careers@stowers.org or to Administration Department, Stowers Institute for Medical Research, 1000 E 50th Street, Kansas City, MO 64110.