Hiring a Scientific Programmer/Senior Computer Specialist

The Mullins Lab in the Department of Microbiology currently has an outstanding opportunity for a Senior Computer Specialist to develop and maintain scientific computational resources. This position is important to the daily functioning of our lab. The candidate will work closely with existing staff and scientists as well as other research groups to ensure the computational resources of the lab run smoothly and meet the needs of researchers.

Interested? Apply online through UW Human Resources.

Duties and Responsibilities:

(75%) Collaborate with existing lead staff to develop and maintain scientific computational resources, including databases, locally-developed applications, third-party software, and computational infrastructure. Working with current technology and best practices from software engineering, the candidate will be expected to:

(15%) Transfer computing expertise and programming skills to lab members through consultation and mentorship

(10%) Support and maintain lab member desktop computers and desktops enabling instrument use; assist with other computing-related tasks as needed

Minimum Requirements

B.S in Computer Science or related preferred or a combination of related work experience and education

We expect a successful applicant to have a minimum of 3 years professional experience with all of the following tools and techniques:


We expect an applicant will be more successful if they also have:

Department of Microbiology
School of Medicine
University of Washington
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