Research Data Analyst II Bioinformatics

Florida, Tampa
Posted 1 month ago

Research Data Analyst II Bioinformatics

At Moffitt Cancer Center, we come face-to-face with cancer every day, but we also see courage. And it inspires us to be the safest and best place for cancer care – to bring greater hope to every patient we serve. It’s why we’ve been continually named One of the Top Places to Work in the Tampa Bay Area. As the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center based in Florida, Moffitt employs some of the best and brightest minds from around the world. Moffitt is the leading cancer hospital in both Florida and the Southeast and has been nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report since 1999. Because working at Moffitt is both a career and a mission: to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer. Join a dedicated, diverse and inclusive team of over 7,000 to be a part of the Courageous future we envision.


Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute is proud to be Florida’s only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center located in Tampa. We strive to be the leader in understanding the complexity of cancer through team science and applying those insights for human benefits. Every Team Member of Moffitt focuses on our lasting commitment to our mission: To contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer.   

Now hiring a Research Data Analyst II in the Translational Bioinformatics and Cancer Systems Biology Laboratory of Dr. Aik Choon Tan ( ) at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute. We are looking for a talented, energetic and highly motivated individual to join our lab to “contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer”! This position will be involved in innovative cancer genomic projects. The data analyst will be working closely with Dr. Tan and his lab in assisting the development of computational methods for processing and integrating cancer genomics data. The data analyst will have the opportunity to be trained by computational and experimental mentors, and will be supervised by Dr. Aik Choon Tan ( He/she will have the opportunity to collaborate with cutting-edge oncology research groups at the Moffitt Cancer Center and work on translational research projects. 

Position Highlights:

  • Opportunity to work in exciting translational cancer research projects in a multi-disciplinary team science setting. 
  • Participate in advanced cancer genomics and cancer systems biology research projects. 
  • Outstanding mentorship from expert faculty with wide-ranging funded research programs.  
  • Work at the intersection of data science and cancer research. 

The Ideal Candidate:  

  • Should have a strong interest in either basic or translational research. A track record of applying computational and/or statistical models to solve biological problems is desired.  
  • Experience in common programming languages is needed (e.g., R, Python, C, Java, Perl).  
  • Familiarity with next-generation sequencing data and other high-throughput bioinformatics data. 
  • Familiarity with high dimensional data wrangling. 
  • Familiarity with analysis techniques including machine learning, parallelization, and out-of-memory computation in a cluster environment, image processing, and high dimensional data visualization. 


  • Participate in the development and deployment of computational and statistical methods in analyzing cancer genomics data. 
  • Works closely with the Principal Investigator to manage, analyze and interpret data. 
  • Contribute to peer-reviewed publications. 
  • Present results in conferences and meetings. 
  • Communicate effectively in team science settings. 
  • Contribute to rigor and reproducible data science research.  
  • Perform routine data analysis. 
  • Develop and utilize appropriate software methodologies for emerging genomic technologies 
  • Work with systems and solutions architects to coordinate development efforts throughout the data lifecycle 

Credentials and Qualifications:  

  • Master’s degree or higher in bioinformatics, biostatistics, pharmacology, cancer biology, molecular biology, computational biology, or related field with 2 years of relevant experience with computational programming is required. Completion of an intense data boot camp is equivalent to 1 year of experience 


  • Bachelor’s Degree in biostatistics, bioinformatics, computer science, computational biology, epidemiology or related field and 7 years of relevant experience with statistical packages is required. Completion of an intense data boot camp is equivalent to 1 year of experience 

You will be eligible for benefits offered to our Team Members – Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Time Off, Retirement, Parental Leave and more, and benefits are effective the first of the Month following your start date. If you are outside the Tampa area and move here, you may be eligible for relocation allowance. Aside from the sunshine, beaches and year-round outdoor recreation associated with the Gulf Coast of Florida, Tampa is a thriving metropolitan city with unique cultural attractions, low cost of living and a high quality of life. We strive for work/life balance. 

 If you have the vision, passion, and dedication to contribute to our mission, then we have a place for you. 

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