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Senior Bioinformatics Research Scientist
Description The Military & Veteran’s Health Operation of Leidos is currently looking for a Bioinformatics Engineer to support biological research at the Biological Defense Research Directorate (BDRD) at the Naval Medical Research Center (NMRC) in Frederick, MD. The BDRD within NMRC facilitates biological research for the rapid detection of infectious diseases of global importance and the... enhancement of global disease surveillance for early pathogen detection and response. The Bioinformatics Engineer plays an important role in the quality control, assembly, annotation, and dissemination of microbial (bacterial and viral) genomes in a military medical research setting. While the primary task for the Bioinformatics Engineer is to assist in microbial genome assemblies and downstream analyses to a complete (polished genome) standard, they will also contribute to other tasks such as analysis of RNAseq data and bioinformatic pipeline development and testing. Primary Responsibilities The ideal candidate shall: • Manipulate and process raw sequencing data from in-house Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) platforms (MiSeq, NextSeq500, Ion S5, PacBio, MinION), microarrays, publicly accessible databases, and/or external collaborators. • Perform quality control, assembly, annotation, etc. • Integrate high-throughput data from multiple sequencing platforms. • Use a variety of bioinformatic tools and potentially develop new software applications to solve salient problems in the field of genomics. • Download, install, and benchmark open-source software packages from a variety of sources (GitHub, SourceForge, etc.). • Assist staff scientists in summarizing research data, preparing posters, and/or presenting results via conference presentations, scientific publications, or project reports. • Attend internal meetings and teleconferences as well as external meetings with collaborators and stakeholders when deemed appropriate. • Contribute to technical reports, presentations and manuscripts for publication. • Assist with appropriate training of other personnel. • Work is to be performed on a government installation. The normal work week is Monday - Friday 0800 to 1630. • Candidates may need to work evenings and weekends on very rare occasions. Basic Qualifications • Candidates must have completed a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree from an accredited US university, or international university of equivalent standard, in Bioinformatics, Computer Science (combined with experience or education in biology or bioinformatics), Computational Biology, Mathematics or a closely related area. • Candidates must have at least 2-4 years of hands-on experience in Bioinformatics. • Possess programming skills in languages such as JAVA, PERL, PYTHON, and statistical software such as R or R Studio. • Maintain a familiarity with next generation sequencing and microarrays. • Have excellent verbal and writing communications skills. • Be able to think independently and must have excellent problem-solving skills. • The candidate will be required to acquire, at a minimum, a SECRET classification access level. Preference will be given to a candidate who already has this clearance level. • Due to Federal contract requirements, US citizenship is required. • Strong background in genomics, bioinformatics computer science, bacterial or viral genetics, and/or computational biology. • Be able to perform under deadlines and in austere environments. • Must be able to sit extensive hours and lift 25 lbs. without assistance Preferred Qualifications • Experience in a military medical research laboratory is a plus. • Ability to work well independently with little to no supervision. Naval Health East - NHE Pay Range: Pay Range $63,050.00 - $97,000.00 - $130,950.00 The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law. #Featuredjob
Bioinformatics Research Scientist
We are seeking a talented, highly motivated Lead-Bioinformatics Analyst to facilitate and undertake next-generation sequencing (NGS) projects in the Department of Developmental Neurobiology (DNB). In this position, you will be a shared resource for research groups in DNB. You will have the opportunity to work with top scientists in the field, to work on novel and important research projects, and... to learn and use cutting-edge technologies. The three main focus areas for this position are developing new approaches/innovation, experimental support for the labs, and training DNB team members. This is a great opportunity for establishing one’s bioinformatics career, gaining new skill sets, and making an impact in science. The successful recruit must have a deep understanding of NGS technologies, strong communication, problem-solving skills, and critical thinking. Experience in NGS data analysis is preferred. Proficiency with a programming language such as Python and/or R is preferred along with familiarity with the Linux command line. Candidates with experience in coordinating NGS research projects, teaching, and collaborations will be preferred. If you are passionate about genomics data, love science, and enjoy helping people, this is a great opportunity for you to grow and thrive. Responsibilities As a Lead-Bioinformatic Analyst, you are responsible for the independent analysis of biomedical data produced from a variety of NGS technologies, including RNA-seq, ChIP-seq, ATAC-seq, WGS/WES, and single-cell RNA-seq. You will develop bioinformatics pipelines or use contemporary, advanced software packages for conducting data analysis of complex biomedical datasets. Other responsibilities include: • Work closely with experimental researchers to understand analytical needs, provide technical consultation, design analytical approaches, generate/provide analysis results and reports, and perform requested custom analyses. • Independently design and perform statistical analysis of results and interpret results. • Manage projects and coordinate other efforts related to data analysis and infrastructure. • Design and prepare materials for training lab scientists on software usage, quality control metrics of NGS data, and data analysis techniques. • Contribute to the evaluation and recommendation of new software tools to meet the growing needs of the research community at St. Jude. Minimum Education: • Bachelor's degree in bioinformatics, cheminformatics, statistics/computer science (with a background in biological sciences or chemistry) or related field. • Master's degree or PhD preferred. Minimum Experience: • Minimum Requirement: Bachelor's degree with 6+ years of relevant post-degree work in bioinformatics, cheminformatics, statistics/computer science (with a background in biological sciences or chemistry). • Experience Exception: Master's degree with 4+ years of relevant post-degree experience (OR) PhD with no experience. • Experience with open-source software development preferred. • Experience in the development of algorithms, statistical methods, or scientific software preferred. • Experience in next-generation sequence analysis or imaging analysis is preferred. • Experience in working with high-throughput data sets in a highly competitive environment is preferred. • Experience in working on a team project is preferred. • Cross-training in biological sciences (e.g. genomics, genetics, transcriptomic, and epigenetics) preferred • Scripting experience using a statistics package such as R, S-Plus, or SAS preferred. Other Information St. Jude is an Equal Opportunity Employer No Search Firms St. Jude Children's Research Hospital does not accept unsolicited assistance from search firms for employment opportunities. Please do not call or email. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee or other representative at St. Jude via email, the internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place and approved by HR will result in no fee being paid in the event the candidate is hired by St. Jude
The Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at Stanford University is seeking a talented Bioinformatics Engineer to join the Bioinformatics Core (BIC) of the Molecular Transducers of Physical Activity Consortium (MoTrPAC). As part of this groundbreaking national research consortium, you will help unravel the molecular mechanisms underlying the benefits of physical activity... Under the supervision of co-PIs Dr. Euan Ashley and Dr. Matthew Wheeler, you will play a crucial role in shaping the future of personalized exercise science and public health. Dr. Euan Ashley's research interests focus on the application of genomics and other omics data to improve clinical care, with an emphasis on cardiovascular disease and personalized medicine. Dr. Matthew Wheeler's research centers on the integration of large-scale molecular and clinical data to understand the genetic basis of cardiovascular diseases and to develop novel therapeutic strategies. By joining our team, your proficiency in applying advanced statistical methodologies, such as multivariate analysis, machine learning, and Bayesian approaches, will be essential for uncovering novel insights and driving innovation in our research efforts. Your strong statistical background and expertise in analyzing large biological datasets. experience in handling diverse omics data will contribute significantly to our understanding of complex biological systems and the development of personalized medicine. You will also contribute to the analysis, execution, and development of pipelines and bioinformatic tools for various omics data generated within MoTrPAC. This innovative project integrates large volumes of clinical and densely time-sampled molecular data, pushing the boundaries of biomedical data analytics. Our portal (https://motrpac-data.org) will push the boundaries of biomedical data analytics to provide insight into the basic and translational science of exercise. Working alongside our multidisciplinary team, you will be at the forefront of understanding how physical activity preserves and improves health, ultimately making a lasting impact on human well-being. Responsibilities: As a Bioinformatics Engineer II, you will contribute to the analysis, execution, and development of pipelines and bioinformatic tools for various omics data generated within the MoTrPAC project. Your primary responsibilities will include: • Collaborate with a multidisciplinary team of scientists and engineers to analyze and interpret large-scale multi-omics data. • Develop and implement innovative bioinformatics tools and methods to further our understanding of molecular mechanisms underlying the effects of physical activity. • Prepare reports and presentations to communicate findings with the team and the larger scientific community. Qualifications: To be successful in this role, you should possess an advanced degree (Ph.D. or M.S.) in a field such as statistics, biomedical informatics, engineering, or computer science along with a minimum of two years of relevant professional experience. They should have expertise in the analysis, execution, and development of pipelines and bioinformatic tools for various omics data and be proficient in programming languages like Python and/or R, as well as Linux bash scripting. Familiarity with pipeline languages, container systems, code management platforms, and systems biology approaches for data integration is also essential. Candidates should demonstrate experience in large-scale data analysis, biological domain knowledge, bioinformatics, and software development team-based projects. Additionally, they should be willing to work in a highly collaborative environment, be able to adapt quickly, possess strong communication skills, and have the capacity to work independently. Why Join Us? • Work on a highly exciting and innovative multi-omics project with the potential to revolutionize our understanding of physical activity and health. • Be part of a world-class research team at Stanford University, led by Dr. Euan Ashley, a pioneer in personalized medicine. • Contribute to groundbreaking research with a significant impact on public health and the prevention of diseases. • Enjoy a collaborative and stimulating work environment at one of the top universities in the world. If you are a passionate and dedicated professional with the required qualifications and a strong interest in advancing scientific research, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity. Join us in unraveling the mysteries of physical activity and making a lasting impact on human health. A complete application will include a cover letter. Duties include: • Prioritize and extract data from a variety of sources such as notes, survey results, medical reports, and laboratory data, and maintain its accuracy and completeness. • Determine additional data collection and reporting requirements. • Design and customize reports based upon data in the database. Oversee and monitor regulatory compliance for utilization of the data. • Use system reports and analyses to identify potentially problematic data, make corrections, and eliminate root cause for data problems or justify solutions to be implemented by others. • Create complex charts and databases, perform statistical analyses, and develop graphs and tables for publication and presentation. • Serve as a resource for non-routine inquiries such as requests for statistics or surveys. • Test prototype software and participate in approval and release process for new software. • Provide documentation based on audit and reporting criteria to investigators and research staff. The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: • Graduate degree that emphasizes statistics, biomedical informatics, engineering, and computer science are preferred. • Domain expertise in analysis and running pipelines and bioinformatic tools for at least one of the following ‘omes: genomics, transcriptomics, metabolomics, ATAC-seq, proteomics. • Proficiency in Python and/or R and Linux bash scripting. • Experience with pipeline languages such as WDL, snakemake, and/or nextflow. • Proven track record of data and infrastructure management in an HPC (High-Performance Computing) cluster or cloud computing like Google Cloud Platform or AWS. • Experience with container systems such as setting up virtual machines and docker instances. • Experience and knowledge of code management such as GitHub. • Experience in systems biology approaches for data integration is a plus. • Experience in developing tools and statistical methods for large-scale data analysis is a plus. • Biological domain knowledge (exercise science is a plus). EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED): • Bachelor's degree and three years of relevant experience or combination of education and relevant experience. Experience in a quantitative discipline such as economics, finance, statistics or engineering. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED): • Substantial experience with MS Office and analytical programs. • Excellent writing and analytical skills. • Ability to prioritize workload. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: • Sitting in place at computer for long periods of time with extensive keyboarding/dexterity. • Occasionally use a telephone. • Rarely writing by hand. Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job. WORKING CONDITIONS: • Some work may be performed in a laboratory or field setting. WORKING STANDARDS: • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations. • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned. • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University’s Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu/. The expected pay range for this position is $84,000 to $126,000 per annum/hour. Stanford University provides pay ranges representing its good faith estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for a position. The pay offered to a selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal equity, geographic location and external market pay for comparable jobs. Why Stanford is for You Imagine a world without search engines or social platforms. Consider lives saved through first-ever organ transplants and research to cure illnesses. Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enrich the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 staff. We seek talent driven to impact the future of our legacy. Our culture and unique perks empower you with: • Freedom to grow. We offer career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak. • A caring culture. We provide superb retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources. • A healthier you. Climb our rock wall, or choose from hundreds of health or fitness classes at our world-class exercise facilities. We also provide excellent health care benefits. • Discovery and fun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails, and museums. • Enviable resources. Enjoy free commuter programs, ridesharing incentives, discounts and more. Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law
Bioinformatics Technician - Dept. of Pharmacology and Toxicology
Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine is a premier academic medical center located in the heart of Richmond. Accounting for almost half of VCU’s sponsored research, the School... of Medicine is internationally recognized for patient care and education. Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action university providing access to education and employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, political affiliation, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or disability. Position Summary Dr. Miles is in search of a Bioinformatics Technician to participate in research on the molecular neurobiology and genetics of alcohol or drug abuse. This person will primarily be responsible for management and analysis of genomic and behavioral data and performing bioinformatic analyses on gene sets. Skills to be required or learned will include RNAseq analysis; use of R statitistical programming; analysis of different mouse genetic models and expertise in handling sequence alignments across different genomes; and use of Unix for performing analyses on multi-node cluster computing. This position may also include: perform standardized and specialized laboratory procedures (involves handling and dissection of rodents, semi-quantitative immunofluorescence, RNA/DNA isolation, PCR, cell culture, behavioral studies). The candidate must conduct experiments professionally and accurately to compile data. The candidate will also need to document and communicate findings to their supervisor. Additionally, the candidate will need to organize data into spreadsheets and/or graphs, perform statistical analyses and distribute as requested. Lastly, the candidate must be able to maintain lab cleanliness and equipment, maintain lab records, and train graduate and summer students in various techniques used in the laboratory. Minimum Hiring Standards: • Experience with R statistical programming and Unix • MS degree with experience working on rodents and performing cross-genome RNAseq analyses in mice • Must have a demonstrated commitment to fostering diversity and inclusion in past experiences or a commitment to do so as a staff member at VCU Preferred Qualifications: • Experience working on RNAseq analysis across multiple mouse genomes The School of Medicine continuously strives for our workplace and learning environment to reflect the demographic and social milieu of the communities we serve. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. This is a restricted position with no set end date and continued employment is dependent upon project need, availability of funding, and performance. University Job Code: Lab/Research Technician 1 - 34051N ORP Eligible: No VCU is committed to hiring veterans! VCU will include a veteran's period(s) of military service in the calculation of their annual leave accrual rate. This may provide veterans with an increased leave accrual! Salary Range: $45,000-$50,000 Position Details: Department: Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology Employment Type: UF - University Employee FT Restricted Status: Yes FTE: 100 Exemption Status: Non-Exempt Contact Information: Contact Name: Noah Craig Contact Email: Noah.email@example.com Contact Phone
Description Expected Starting Salary Range: 27.60 - 35.28... SUBFUNCTION DEFINITION: Bioinformatics applies biology, computer science, data science, and statistics to analyze and interpret biological and clinical data. REPRESENTATIVE RESPONSIBILITIES • Curate genomic and biological data from scientific literature using computer readable ontologies and defined syntax including: gene expression, genes, transgenic and mutant lines, experimental, reagents, anatomy, genotype, phenotype, GO-CAMs (gene ontology) and models of human disease. • Metadata curation of transcriptomic and epigenetic high-throughput datasets. • Participate in genome annotation and gene nomenclature. • Contribute to ontology development. • Develop strategies to improve workflow, data curation, data display and website design. • Help identify and implement efficiencies. Maintain standard operating procedures. • Foster and maintain effective communications with the research community, other resources and institutions. • Co-author reports and publications and give presentations at national and international meetings and workshops. •Informatics Curates, annotates and organizes various types of biomedical data (e.g., genomic, clinical, imaging, sequencing) in various formats (e.g., flat files, relational and non-relational databases). Collects and records appropriate metadata. Ensures data are securely stored yet highly accessible to authorized users. •Data Analysis Executes pipelines for curating, processing and analyzing biomedical data of various types (e.g., genomic, clinical, imaging, sequencing). Utilizes existing software to support complex data management tasks (e.g., sequence alignment, variant calling, inter-sample comparison, patient matching/linkage). Utilizes web-based bioinformatics tools and public/proprietary relational databases. Follows standard operating procedures. Works in collaboration with both technology and scientific teams. •Requirements Gathering Interfaces with clinicians/researchers to collect requirements of basic to moderate complexity including user workflows. Contributes to problem-solving and solution evaluation. •Software Evaluation & Development Contributes to the evaluation and development of software solutions to support basic to moderately complex data workflows. Under general supervision, assists with implementation and testing efforts. Effectively communicates the status of all efforts to necessary parties. Utilizes project and time management skills to complete projects within specific timeframes. •Publication Contributes to analyses and publications. Generates reports and figures for publications. Assists with materials for publications and scientific meetings. Works closely with biostaticians on the production of publication and presentation materials. Qualifications EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE Required: •Bachelor of Science degree (MSc or PhD degree in biocuration and/or biomedical research preferred) • 0 - 2 years of work experience in a related job discipline Preferred: • Experience with genomics, developmental or cell biology research, particularly Xenopus. • Experience with data wrangling and programming languages such Perl, Python or R. • Experience working with ontologies, biocuration and/or biological knowledgebases. • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including excellent written and spoken English. • Robust evidence of documentation for code and workflows. • Self-motivated with excellent time management skills. • Show ability to work in a team and independently. Cincinnati Children's is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and treasures Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. We are committed to creating an environment of dignity and respect for all our employees, patients, and families (EEO/AA
Research Bioinformatician II - Knott Lab - Center for...
The Knott Laboratory at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is seeking to hire a highly motivated computational scientist to fill the position of Research Bioinformatician II! The Knott laboratory is searching for a computational scientist with strong software engineering skills. We prefer this person have a background in single cell RNA sequencing or image analysis, or have experience studying the... spatial distribution of objects and their influence over one another. This research bioinformatician will lead the analysis of novel single cell sequencing and spatial data for a multidisciplinary team that is studying how cancer cells metastasize to distant organs away from the primary tumor site. To learn more, please visit: Knott Research Lab | Cedars-Sinai. The Research Bioinformatician II (RBII) performs general bioinformatics analysis and software support for projects involving in omics, and interacts with investigators to identify research problems, find appropriate software tools and recognize national biological databases and online resources for omic data. The RBII will also work with bioinformatics faculties to determine future bioinformatics needs, and helps to develop tools and pipelines as necessary to keep pace with rapid advances in sequencing technology. The RBII will demonstrate continuous self-improvement, make effective contributions to the section, and adhere to CSHS compliance plan, code of conduct, and hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities: • Provides general bioinformatics analysis support for omic projects and mainly responsible for data analysis and software compilations including next generation sequence alignment, polymorphism identification, expression analysis, and visualization tools and browsers. • Summarizes data analyzes results in the form suitable as the basis for the first draft of written reports, and makes preliminary interpretations of the data. • Develop, test, and maintain modular software pipelines for genome sequencing, assembly, annotation, metagenomic analysis, and genotyping using high-throughput sequencing platforms including 454, Illumina, and Pacific Biosciences • Manages data including loading and querying data from database systems, downloading omic data from public repositories • Familiar with medical and biological terminologies, bioinformatics resources, and national biological databases, Ready to provide solutions for investigator’s problems through data mining and extraction • Identify, evaluate, and incorporate relevant algorithms and software pipelines by reviewing pertinent literatures in bioinformatics and computational biology • Assists or collaborates in the preparation of grant proposals, publications, and presentations involving omic data • Educate others about bioinformatics through mentoring and teaching colleagues, investigators, fellows, and graduate students. Education: • Master of Science Degree in Computer Science, Electric Engineering, Computational biology, or Bioinformatics, or Master of Science/ Engineering in relevant fields (e.g. Biology with strong quantitative training, biostatistics with a concentration in bioinformatics) is required. • Doctorate in Computer Science or a related computational field is preferred. Experience & Skills: • Three (3) years in a research environment. • Background and work knowledge in algorithms, scientific computing, and machine learning or statistics. • Previous experience with C/C++, Java, Perl, python, and the Unix (Linux) environment. • Experiences in manipulating, analyzing, and annotating very large genomic (e.g. NGS) data sets both in exploratory and pipelined fashions. Working Title: Research Bioinformatician II - Knott Lab - Center for Bioinformatics and Functional Genomics Department: BMS - Bioinfo & Func Genomics Business Entity: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Job Category: Academic/Research Job Specialty: Bioinformatics Position Type: Full-time Shift Length: 8 hour shift Shift Type: Day Base Pay:$78,400.00 - $133,100.00
Lead Bioinformatic and Computational Scientist - PACC
• Job Type: Officer of Administration • Bargaining Unit: n/a • Regular/Temporary: Regular... • End Date if Temporary: n/a • Hours Per Week: 35 • Salary Range: $110,000 - $150,000 The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to departmental budgets, qualifications, experience, education, licenses, specialty, and training. The above hiring range represents the University's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting. Position Summary The Columbia Precision Medicine Initiative at Columbia University Irving Medical Center is seeking a highly motivated Bioinformatic and Computational Scientist to lead the innovation, design, and development of the CPMI production genomics compute infrastructure. The incumbent will apply the latest hardware, software can cloud technologies to innovate solutions in genomics data structuring, compute workflows, and large-scale data manipulation. This role requires interaction with a multi-disciplinary team from LIMS, IT, Clinical, and Compliance operations across CUIMC. The candidate will work closely with internal and external partners to lead a team in the research, design, and development of systems addressing the data management and analysis of major genetics and genomics projects. Responsibilities • Be involved in several projects including efforts such as genomic sequence analyses, optimization of analysis approaches, and cloud-based and on-prem computation, and is a point person in developing CUIMC precision medicine pipelines. • Develop and support multiple research projects by delivering bioinformatics services for biomedical data from large datasets. • Lead a variety of projects and gain exposure to many productive areas of research. • Train and guide a team of Bioinformatic and computational scientists. • Support the storage, backup, access, and analysis of large volumes of sequencing data (>100,000 sequenced exomes and genomes). • Work closely with CUIMC central IT to migrate data and analysis to a cloud service provider as well as maintain existing software on-premises. • Develop, implement, and maintain ATAV, the primary discovery tool used for population-scale genomic analyses. • Develop, implement, and maintain a pipeline of analysis of raw genetic sequencing data, perform quality control checks, align sample data to the reference genome, and produce variants called files (VCFs), and joint-genotyped VCF files. • Manage databases, conduct statistical and genomic analysis. • Assist staff and collaborators with data access, analysis, and interpretation. • Develop methods of visualizing, exploring, and mining genomics data. • Maintain and oversee software development, code documentation, bug tracking, feature development, and audit trails. • Integrate software designs into larger ecosystems and develop best practices for implementation and test procedures in collaboration with IT. • Assist IT with troubleshooting tasks, as well as the design and process of SOPs where needed. • Collaborate and consult with researchers to plan and design scalable software solutions to meet research-related computational needs. • Demonstrate strong programming and statistical proficiency with proven expertise in genomics analyses and advanced knowledge of computational infrastructure. • Analyze data for grant and manuscript submissions. • Assist with publications. • Ensure compliance with data security and IRB rules. • Prepare an Annual Report. • Other related duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience; M.S. or PhD. in Bioinformatics, Computer Sciences, Statistics, or related discipline strongly preferred. • Minimum of 6+ years of software engineering experience including at least 4+ years of developing DNA sequencing statistical analysis tools or architecting/implementing large data-driven software tools used in high-volume operations. • Preferred Qualifications • Proven expertise in building/implementing populations tools widely used by the genetics community. • Demonstrated experience with next-generation sequencing analysis. • Extensive knowledge of Java, C++, or other OO-based programming languages, as well as Perl, Python, R, Bash, or other functional scripting languages. • Experience designing relational database schemas and query optimization. • Good organization and communication skills, with demonstrated ability to productively work as a member of a team. Strong verbal and written communication skills are required. Ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment. Other Requirements • Successful completion of applicable compliance and systems training requirements Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents
Bioinformatics Scientist I - Oldridge Lab
SHIFT: Any (United States of America ... Seeking Breakthrough Makers Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) offers countless ways to change lives. Our diverse community of more than 20,000 Breakthrough Makers will inspire you to pursue passions, develop expertise, and drive innovation. At CHOP, your experience is valued; your voice is heard; and your contributions make a difference for patients and families. Join us as we build on our promise to advance pediatric care—and your career. CHOP’s Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion CHOP is committed to building an inclusive culture where employees feel a sense of belonging, connection, and community within their workplace. We are a team dedicated to fostering an environment that allows for all to be their authentic selves. We are focused on attracting, cultivating, and retaining diverse talent who can help us deliver on our mission to be a world leader in the advancement of healthcare for children. We strongly encourage all candidates of diverse backgrounds and lived experiences to apply. A Brief Overview The Bioinformatics Scientist I position is an entry level position for a non-PhD level professional. The focus of the position is development, maintenance, and evolution of the tools that support management and analysis of genomic, proteomic, and other complex molecular data types. This includes the support of internal bioinformatics software, implementation and modifications of existing algorithms, and execution of routine tasks of limited complexity within the general area of bioinformatics analysis. The position allows for a wide variety of activities described within the job responsibilities and encompasses positions within both research and clinical environments. All activities occur with a moderate to high degree of supervision and the individual will rely on a high degree of peer-to-peer mentorship. The Bioinformatics Scientist I is primarily focused on the support of higher level bioinformatics personnel but may have minor direct interaction with collaborators and designees to resolve primarily technical issues and solutions. What you will do • Pre-Analysis (40%): Contributes to the maintenance and development of bioinformatics tool portfolio by developing knowledge of internally developed systems, open-source programs, and commercial applications. Provides efficient data management support. • Works with bioinformatics group members to develop functioning pipelines upstream of customized analysis workflows. • Maintains pipelines by staying current with evolving algorithms and standards and incorporating into pipeline. • Executes robust development testing for commonly used applications such as data processing pipelines. • Optimizes performance of applications by working with scientific computing and information systems groups to optimize hardware/software parameters. • Defines and prioritizes requirements for pipeline development over time to incorporate new technologies and platforms via functional communication with bioinformatics group members and bioinformatics end users. • Identifies appropriate open-source and commercial products that serve needs of pipeline and/or customized analyses of end users. • Implements and maintains commercial and open-source software for common bioinformatics and genomics data analysis. • Implements, updates and maintains locally stored data resources required for various analysis tasks. • Provides ad hoc support and one-on-one and group-based training on key bioinformatics software, features, and workflows. • Provides efficient data management support including file transfers, data formatting and manipulation, and basic integration of data from a variety of experimental and reference resources. • Develops and maintains working relationship with data providers such as sequencing cores within CHOP and infrastructure groups such as information systems. • Continually keeps abreast of evolving data generation platform fundamentals, file-specific information representation, and strategic application of code base to optimize value of data. • Maintains working knowledge of available commercial and openly accessible knowledge bases as they apply to bioinformatics analysis. • Coding (30%): Codes and generally supports both ad hoc, single task applications and larger pipeline applications that may combine multiple 3rd party and internally developed applications for genomics/proteomics/other complex data types and projects. • Implements, maintains, and regularly contributes to formal and bioinformatics group-centralized code management system. • Adopts appropriate forking and other strategies for robust code development. Apply to general bioinformatics group code base. • Adopts best practices for code development consistent with larger bioinformatics group. This includes choice of language based on the type of solution being developed, the likely life cycle and downstream usage of the resulting application, and integration with other systems. • Ensures that all routinely used tools (e.g. those included in shared analysis pipelines) are versioned and managed through a source control system. • Ensures that configuration files that provide parameters to algorithms and analysis software are versioned and managed through a source control system. • Develops and implements automated data-driven testing processes that test reproducibility of results between versions of pipeline software. • Develops and implements automated deployment processes that build and configure systems from source control repositories, eliminating the need to manually modify configuration files. • Regularly documents code, troubleshoot, and provide training when necessary. • Data Analysis (10%): Analyzes data of high complexity by applying sound statistical and commonly accepted bioinformatics methods to -omics data under supervision from mentors and peers. • Develops robust analysis plans under supervision. • Incorporates QA/QC in analysis workflows. • Delivers analytical endpoints such as feature identification, annotation, characterization, prioritization, etc. • Reports results using, primarily, spreadsheets and, secondarily, abstracted materials such as slides and visuals. • Collaboration (10%): Works with both bioinformatics group members and end users/clients to understand specific needs in bioinformatics and end user-specific domains. • Attends group and team meetings and contributes primarily factual information regarding processes and approach. • Defers to mentors and peers in establishing relationships, but works within boundaries to accomplish analytical goals. • Academic Output (10%): Contributes to presentations, grants, and manuscripts under supervision by mentors and peers. Education Qualifications • Bachelor's Degree Required • Master's Degree biological or computational discipline Preferred Experience Qualifications • At least one (1) year in applied bioinformatics, computational, and genomics/proteomics experience. Preferred Skills and Abilities • Strong UNIX/LINUX expertise required. • Experience with R strongly preferred. • Experience with Python, Perl, or other languages preferred. • Experience with pipeline or workflow development frameworks preferred. • Experience with data management preferred. • Familiarity with open source and commercial bioinformatics resources and software preferred. • Experience with genomic data analysis preferred. • Experience or knowledge of technologies commonly used in biological labs, such as PCR, cloning, electrophoresis gels, and cell culture preferred. • Knowledge of the working mechanism of microarray, NGS, mass spectrometry, or other high-throughput technologies and awareness of their strengths and weaknesses, as well as applicability to a specific biological problem is preferred. • Familiarity with resources of genomic data sets and analysis tools, such as UCSC Genome Browser, Bioconductor, ENCODE, and NCBI databases is preferred. • Accountability and attention to timelines. • Excellent organization and communication skills with an emphasis on strong presentation skills. • Ability to work in a team environment. 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Research Bioinformatician Bioinformatics & Computational Biology
The primary purpose of the Research Bioinformatician position is to carry out data preparation responsibilities related to cancer clinical trials, develop skilled statistical programs, perform statistical analysis associated with clinical data and prepare written reports to investigators. In addition, this position prepares statistical considerations for basic trial designs or grants and performs... biostatistical reviews of protocols. KEY FUNCTIONS · Statistical Consulting and Collaboration o Compiles, analyzes and reports statistical data for various projects including, but not limited to manual and computer-aided data abstraction and evaluation, clinical trials, computerized imaging and bioinformatics. o Prepares statistical considerations for basic trial designs and carries out uncomplicated statistical analyses independently, but completes statistical responsibilities for more complex projects with supervision. o Assists faculty in the development of new statistical methodology for measurement and analysis of data. o Applies advanced statistical methods, simulation models, and skilled statistical programming as needed. o Assesses relevant literature as well as existing data, evaluates the quality of data used in reports and assists with preparation and distribution of data for committee and scientific meetings. o Attends project meetings with collaborators with or without supervisor as directed by supervisor. o May present findings at relevant meetings both inside and outside of the institution as requested. · Protocol Review o Participates in the protocol review process jointly with supervisor. · Statistical Reporting o Prepares written reports to investigators jointly with supervisor. o May present findings at relevant meetings both inside and outside of the institution as requested. · Other duties as assigned. EDUCATION: Required: Master's degree in Biostatistics, Statistics, Bioinformatics, Mathematics or related field. Preferred: PhD in Biostatistics, Statistics, Bioinformatics, Mathematics or related field. EXPERIENCE: Required: Two years experience with mainframe and/or PC databases, document processing and statistical software such as SAS and S-Plus. With preferred degree, no required experience. Preferred: Statistical software with an emphasis in biostatistics and clinical trials It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html Additional Information • Requisition ID: 161577 • Employment Status: Full-Time • Employee Status: Regular • Work Week: Days • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 81,000 • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 101,500 • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 122,000 • FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay • Fund Type: Soft • Work Location: Remote (within Texas only) • Pivotal Position: Yes • Referral Bonus Available?: Yes • Relocation Assistance Available?: Yes • Science Jobs: Yes #LI-Remote