Software Developer Inter

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How to Apply

A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.


We are seeking a software developer/bioinformatician to join our team in the dynamic intersection of biomedical informatics, bioinformatics, artificial intelligence (AI), and software development. This role involves responsibilities such as developing databases, managing web servers, crafting software solutions, implementing and evaluating algorithms, and working on use cases. The successful candidate will also engage in outreach and training activities, respond to user inquiries, and manage technical support communications.

Required Qualifications*

  • A minimum Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Bioinformatics, or a related field or equivalent experience.
  • At least 2 years of analysis/programming activities in an academic or business environment.
  • Strong skills in software programming in languages including Python, PHP, and Java. Include an appendix with coding examples or provide hyperlinks to GitHub repositories.
  • Solid background in database development and maintenance.
  • Experience in Linux/Unix administration.

Desired Qualifications*

  • Experience in bioinformatics, Semantic Web, and ontology is preferred.
  • Experience as an author/co-author on published bodies of work is preferred.

Work Schedule

Prefer to hire a full-time employee. A part-time position is also possible.

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.