Head Computational Resources

  • Augusta University
  • Augusta, GA, USA
  • Nov 08, 2023
Full time Biology/Biotechnology/Life Sciences Mathematics & Statistics

Job Description


Head Computational Resources

Job ID: 242764
Location: Augusta University
Full/Part Time: Full Time


About Us
Augusta University is Georgia's innovation center for education and health care, training the next generation of innovators, leaders, and healthcare providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state. More than 9,000 students choose Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia's cybersecurity hub and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities, and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia's only public academic health center, where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier, more prosperous Georgia, and world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today.

Augusta University - Our Health Sciences Campus: 1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912

College/Department Information
The Immunology Center of Georgia (IMMCG) represents a new initiative by the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University to leverage the ability of the immune system to combat disease. The IMMCG will accomplish this by assembling teams of biomedical researchers with strong records of scientific innovation and technological development. The IMMCG will be co-directed by world-class immunologists Drs. Catherine ‘Lynn' Hedrick and Klaus Ley, both of whom have made major discoveries linking immune cells to specific mechanisms of disease. The goal of the IMMCG is to produce novel and effective treatments for conditions that heavily impact the communities of Georgia and the United States. The new center is aggressively recruiting faculty and staff to lead projects focused on cardiovascular disease, obesity and metabolic disorders, autoimmune and infectious disease, neurodegenerative disease and cancer.

Job Summary
Job Posting Refreshed Head of Computational Resources for RNA Sequencing.

The duties include, but are not limited to: Under the Director, Bioinformatics CentralReview computational resources and recommend upgrades. Coordinate with cluster administrator regarding optimal usage of High-Performance Computing cluster as well as installation of software. Coordinate with the Head of Training on training-relevant issues. Enforce metadata collection. Establish guidelines for optimal storage of data in collaboration with cluster administrators and PIs. Establish and recommend workflows for analysis of; Bulk RNA-Seq, Low input RNA-Seq, Single cell RNA-Seg (I Ox and Rhapsody) TCR-Seq, BCR-Seq, A TAC-SeqAdvise wet lab personnel on experimental design. Coordinate with sequencing core to collect all FASTQ files with metadata. Deliver standard analysis pipeline results, in figures, according to the experiment; As an example: scRNA-Seq: QC, Clustering and Projection, Differential Expression (DE), Trajectory analysis, Cell-Cell Communication or Bulk RNA-Seq: QC, Exploratory Analysis, DE, Pathway Enrichment. Discuss with stakeholders regarding non-standard ad-hoc analyses. Give in-house seminars. Recommend speakers for external seminars. Keep abreast of cutting-edge advances in the analysis of sequencing data. Dr. Klaus Ley's LabSupervise all bioinformaticians in Dr. Ley's lab, assign tasks. Advise postdocs on bioinformatics. Conduct more complicated analysis steps. Prepare publication-quality figures.

Required Qualifications
Ph.D. in Computational Biology, Biostatistics, Statistics, Bioinformatics, or related field and a minimum of five years of experience including three years of supervisory experience. OR Master's degree or advanced science degree with at least 10 years of experience including three years of supervisory experience.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Detail-oriented.Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
Proficient in Microsoft Office and other computer software/databases.


Shift: Days; Monday - Friday (Work outside of normal business hours may be required)

Pay Grade: 25

Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position

Recruitment Period: Until Filled

Augusta University offers a variety of benefits to full-time benefits-eligible employees and some of our half-time (or more) employees.

Benefits that may be elected could include health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, Teachers Retirement System (or Optional Retirement Plan), as well as earned vacation time, sick leave, and 13 paid holidays.

Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program. Consider applying with us today!

Conditions of Employment
All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University. All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during the course of their employment and beyond.

Other Information

This position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner every day with patients and families for success."

Augusta University is a tobacco-free environment, and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

How To Apply
Consider applying with us today! https://www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/Select University Faculty & Staff > External Applicants if you are a candidate from outside the universitySelect University Faculty & Staff > Internal Applicants if you are a current university employee If you need further assistance, please contact us at 706-721-9365

To apply, visit https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psp/careers/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=12000&JobOpeningId=242764&PostingSeq=1

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