Careers in IT
“I have dreamt about a career in higher education and the sciences since I was in high school. I loved the thought of being involved with the energy and passion for continued learning and research. I discovered the opportunity at Tufts while I was at Iron Mountain, and I learned that I could bring my years of security and operational process experience to a top-notch university.”
- Lorna Koppel, TTS Director, Information Security
Senior Bioinformatics Specialist
The Sr. Bioinformatics Specialist reports directly to the Director of Research Technology and holds a key position within the Research Technology directorate. S/he will lead the development, management, support and training of bioinformatics services for faculty and students, including High-Performance Computing (HPC), data workflow management, data analytics and visualization.
In addition, s/he will work with new technologies, and support eminent faculty in all departments including the new Data Intensive Science Center (DISC), a vibrant, intellectual center that will empower both research and teaching across multiple domains including Arts, Humanities and STEM. Key responsibilities include: 1) developing, managing, and supporting a set of core bioinformatics services with a focus on Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS), 2) providing consulting services as well as technical support and training to faculty, post-docs, and students from a wide range of academic backgrounds (including, but not limited to, biology, medicine, engineering, and nutrition).” and 3) serving as a liaison to other TTS directorates that participate in the successful delivery of our services to the Tufts community. This position will have the opportunity to work with our multi-talented team to enhance your technical, collaboration, project management, communication and user skills. As analytical, data and computational needs increase across all domains, this is one of the most exciting times to be in bioinformatics, and every day will bring new challenges and interactions.
Tufts University is a leader in American higher education. Tufts is known for its academic blend of research and liberal arts, with three main campuses, including a medical school, dental school, and veterinary school. These practices create a unique combination that attracts faculty, staff and students who thrive in an environment of curiosity, creativity and engagement. Tufts recognizes the importance of technology in order to achieve institutional success. Tufts Technology Services, an internal organization, is focused on improving access to information about Tufts’ educational, research and impact activities.
Why Tufts Technology Services (TTS)?
Are you ready to make the best move of your life? Come join our collaborative, flexible work environment where leadership is valued at all levels of the organization and there are many opportunities to work with leading technologies and learn new things.
Viewing technology in the context of work, scholarship and campus life, TTS is a university-wide service organization committed to delivering technology services that support Tufts’ mission of teaching, learning, research, and service. Understanding that IT enables innovation, TTS prioritizes holistic, human-centered design strategies to create timely and intuitive services, applications and tools that differentiate the Tufts experience.
Across our diverse and creative teams, we engage and focus our collective talent to strengthen Tufts’ strategic IT capabilities. To keep pace with our community’s emerging needs, we continue to evolve our competencies across four main families of practice, including Planning and Design, Service Delivery and Operations, Data Strategy, and Academic Technology.
Thinking and acting strategically with technology occurs through strong partnerships and an engaged community. Additionally, for technologies to take on integral meaning to our work, we also need reliable and consistent support in using them. With staff across all of Tufts’ campuses, as well as a 24x7 IT Service Desk, we collaborate with schools and divisions to meet the demands of a global, mobile community and to enable the broadest possible access.
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All Open Positions in TTS (last updated 7/9/18)
- Senior Programmer Analyst (NEW)
- Studio Manager, Media Arts (NEW)
- IT Client Support Specialist
- Multimedia Production Specialist
- Senior Network Engineer
- Senior Bioinformatics Specialist
- Director of Enterprise Operations and Support
Check out all of our IT jobs on the Careers at Tufts website. Select Search by organization, Central Administration, and choose Tufts Technology Services.