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Thursday, June 05, 2008

Bioinformatics Database Developer (Memphis, TN)

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, located in Memphis, Tennessee, is a premier center for research and treatment of potentially fatal childhood diseases, including cancer and certain blood, genetic, and immunodeficiency disorders. The hospital's mission is to advance cures, and means of prevention, for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. St. Jude is dedicated to providing unsurpassed patient care and to advancing the health of children through biomedical research.

Currently, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital has 2 openings for a Bioinformatics Database Developer (Job Number 16836).

The Bioinformatics Database Developer designs and implements scientific databases and database-enabled applications as directed to support basic research and other needs. The incumbent creates inter/intranet web interfaces to list, edit, insert, or delete database records, and ensures that these interfaces are responsive, attractive and easy to use. The Bioinformatics Database Developer modifies existing web-based databases as directed as well as sssists in the technical management of web applications and web servers including software installation, configuration, testing, and file management. The incumbent writes non-web-based programs when needed, such as for updating databases or performing maintenance. Additionally, this position acts as a resource for those departments that do not have expertise in database development and assists them in using this technology as appropriate.


  • Bachelor's degree required. Master's degree is preferred.
  • If a Bachelor's degree, 2 years of experience in database development and/or web development is required.
  • If Master's degree, no additional work experience required; however, demonstrated proficiency in database development and/or web development is required.
  • Experience programming database systems in Unix/Linux environments is required.
  • Experience in coding standard SQL queries is required.
  • Experience integrating databases with web applications is required.
  • Biomedical or healthcare experience is preferred.
  • Experience using LAMP technologies (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP/Perl) is strongly preferred.

St. Jude offers a positive working culture, professional advancement, & competitive compensation. Qualified applicants may apply for this position or others via our online process at www.stjude.org/jobs


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