• Intern

    Job Locations US-OK-Ardmore
    Job ID
    2018-1533
    # of Openings
    1
    Classification
    Intern
    Education
    Undergraduate (junior or senior)
  • Overview

    The Noble Research Institute LLC in Ardmore, Oklahoma is accepting applications for a fall/winter Internship to develop a database needed to organize tnt1 mutant information generated from an NSF funded project. This Intern will be supervised by Dr. Jiangqi Wen of the Molecular and Biological core group with additional mentoring from Dr. Liang Sun of the CS Bioinformatics group and Yinbin Ge of the CS Solutions group. The successful candidate will be working on projects using programming languages such as PHP, Python and/or Perl.

     

    Duration: Approximately 16 weeks during the Fall/Winter of 2018.

     

    Program Housing: If space is available the Institute will provide accommodations for an out-of-area Intern. Per rules set forth by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), housing that is provided by the Institute is considered a taxable fringe benefit. 

     

    Hourly Rate: $12.00 per hour (with housing) or $14.00 per hour (without housing). Compensation will be subject to federal and state income tax withholding. The Intern will work 40 hours per week for up to 16 weeks; payments are made semimonthly. Course credit may also be available, subject to university requirements.

     

     EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

    Responsibilities

    The successful Intern will work alongside a mentor to analyze genomics sequence data, design and develop bioinformatics database and web interface tools. Responsibilities include but are not limited to assisting with:

    • Design, develop, and implementation of bioinformatics database and web interface tools;
    • Link to pathway database, GO database and transcription factor database;
    • Genome sequence alignment/blast.

    Qualifications

    The successful candidate must:

    • Be enrolled in an undergraduate degree program in a college or university within the United States, with such program resulting in the award of a bachelor’s degree. A graduate student seeking a master’s or higher degree is preferred. Preference will also be given to applicants who have worked in analyzing sequencing data set(s), visualization of bioinformatics data and experience working with D3.js.
    • Have completed his/her sophomore year at the time the internship begins (at least 60 credit hours) with a declared major in in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Computer Science or closely related field of study with appropriate fundamental coursework completed.
    • Be legally authorized to work in the United States (for any employer) and WILL NOT require employment visa sponsorship for this internship; and
    • Be capable of working 40 hours per week for up to 16 weeks. The Intern will work in Ardmore, Oklahoma during the program.

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