Employer: Association of Public Health Laboratories
Hiring multiple, temporary positions. Master’s or doctoral degree in bioinformatics or a related discipline required. Multiple locations.COVID-19 Laboratory Associates use and expand their skill set while assisting public health laboratories with the COVID-19 pandemic response. Positions are temporary (6-8 months), full-time appointments and will allow you to gain valuable experience while networking with scientists on the front lines of public health. Some laboratories are specifically seeking master’s- and doctoral-level bioinformaticians for associate positions to develop pipelines and analyze COVID-19 sequencing data.Associates work in local and state public health laboratories throughout the US and its territories and work on critical projects related to COVID-19 response. Appropriate on the job training is provided as needed. Associates fill critical roles building bioinformatics solutions to enable laboratory information systems to store and report COVID-19 test results.Benefits:Stipend ($60,000-$67,000/year for master’s level, $67,000/year for doctoral-level)$500/month allowance for required health insuranceRelocation assistanceProfessional development allowanceStudent membership to APHLAccess to distance-based learning activities to achieve proficiency in select public health laboratory core competenciesEducation/Experience:Varies depending on needs of host laboratories. Minimum master’s degree. Some appointments may require advanced degree(s) and specific laboratory skills and experience.Application Requirements: Narrative statement;Resume or CV;Three (3) references for letters of recommendation;Transcripts from all degree-granting institutions;Proof of US citizenship or permanent residency. Eligibility and Requirements:Applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents.Applicants must have completed degree requirements prior to starting the programApplicants are accepted on a rolling basis and must be submitted online. Work Location: US state, local, and territorial public health laboratories For online application and more information, click the external application link on Handshake.