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Bioinformatics Data Analyst

Bowie State University
Bowie, Maryland, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Feb 28, 2024

Job Details

Posting Details

Job Posting Information

Job Posting Number


Position Title

Bioinformatics Data Analyst

Class Title

Regular or Contingent II

Regular (PIN)

Desired Start Date



Salary Range

$60,000 - $65,000

Open Date


Close Date

Open Until Filled


Duties and Responsibilities

The Department of Natural Sciences is seeking excellent candidates for the role of Data Analyst in Bioinformatics. The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to excellence in support and advancement of Bioinformatics research. The candidate will work closely with the Bioinformatics faculty in the coordination of mentorship of students and maintaining undergraduate research activities. The candidate will be involved in Bioinformatics Lab support and the maintenance of software and equipment. Additional responsibilities include managing recruitment efforts, student progress tracking, and program management activities, organizing student participation in external opportunities such as mentored research, internships, and the successful execution of additional activities, as required, to support student success. Reporting responsibilities may include tracking research progress, monitoring student engagement in research, Bioinformatics lab support and supplemental instructional activities. Our student-focused department requires a candidate with strong commitment to excellence in teaching and coordination, as well as a great appreciation for experiential learning to support our current models for high-impact practice in undergraduate STEM education.

Minimum Qualifications


A Ph.D. or Master of Science in Bioinformatics or related areas. Ph.D. in Bioinformatics/Computational Biology is preferred.


A minimum of two (2) years research experience in Bioinformatics data management required.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities
  • Ph.D. (preferred) or Master of Science in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology or related field(s).
  • Experience with the development of Bioinformatics tools and algorithms.
  • Programming expertise in R and Python.
  • Experience with computer-aided drug design, structural bioinformatics, and bio-molecular simulations.
  • Demonstrated research experience in next-generation sequencing data analysis.
  • Demonstrated research experience working with undergraduate students. Evidence of participating in experiential learning models a plus.
  • Demonstrate leadership ability, communication, and organizational skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and demonstrated ability to work in teams.
  • Experience working with various stakeholders, such as students, faculty, staff, and administrators.
  • Experience working with underrepresented minorities in STEM .
  • Ability to work independently with a strong work ethic.
Conditions of Employment

Offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of due diligence background check and verification of credentials. Proof of US citizenship or eligibility for U.S. employment will be required prior to employment (Immigration Control Act of 1986).

Please be advised, COVID -19 vaccinations are not required but encouraged for faculty and staff to be employed at Bowie State University.


Union position.

BSU offers a generous benefits package, which includes 22 vacation days, 13 holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.

Posting Detail Information

Special Instructions to Applicant

Quick Link for Internal Postings

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Ph.D. or Master of Science in Bioinformatics or related areas?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a minimum two (2) years research experience in Bioinformatics data management?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcripts
  2. Letter of Reference 1
  3. Letter of Reference 2
  4. Letter of Reference 3


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