Scientific Software Developer

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Health Research Inc. (HRI) Roswell Park Division
Biostatistics & Bioinformatics
Full-time; Days
HRI offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.
Description of Duties

Health Research, Inc. (HRI) Roswell Park Division is seeking a full-time Scientific Software Developer. This position involves challenging and creative opportunities for a talented and independent scientist to contribute to novel algorithm and other software developments to support high-throughput genomic analyses. The position is with the widely used and respected Bioconductor project ( for the analysis and comprehension of high throughput genomic data. The work will be in R, with additional opportunities in C, C++ , workflow, and other programming paradigms as needed for projects identified and pursued by the successful applicant. Individuals with an interest in scalable cloud-based analysis and comprehension of large public genomic data are particularly encouraged to apply. The position also involves participation in day-to-day project activities, including new package review, maintaining internal and contributed packages, and contribution to training and outreach activities.


The applicant must have a M.D. or PhD in an appropriate field; or a Master’s degree in an appropriate field. The preferred candidate will have courses or degrees in biological sciences, independent scientific research experience, e.g., as post-doctoral associate or research scientist, and R programming experience. They will also have additional programming experience, including shell, C, C++ , python, and/or scientific workflow languages and participation in open source software development, e.g., as R package author. They will have effective communication skills as demonstrated through lecturing, teaching, tutoring and/or publication experience.

This is a grant-funded position. Compliance with funding requirements such as time and effort reporting, grant deliverables, and contract deliverables is required.
Health Research Incorporated (HRI) Roswell Park Division participates in the E-Verify program.
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