Center for Bio-Image Informatics

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Staff Programmer Position

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Research Programmer


The Center for Bioimaging Informatics at UCSB is looking for a staff research programmer starting immediately for work on the BISQUE (Bio-Image Semantic Query User Environment) system. The position is available for one year with possibility of extension.

Duties will include working closely with database specialists, image processing researchers, and biologists on a regular basis to identify and integrate novel image-based analysis into the bisque system while developing the core infrastructure.

Core projects will develop areas important to supporting image-enabled E-Science including: integration and development semantic web technologies, support for large-scale databases and analysis using emerging computational platforms (cloud and cluster), development of novel content-based search strategies for biological databases.


Bachelors or Masters in computer science or electrical engineering. Recent experience with constructing web applications and experience with scripting (python, javascript, CSS, HTML) highly desired. Demonstrated ability to work on large software platforms with other developers is desired. Experience with databases and/or image processing a plus.


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