Bioinformatician A

Location
Philadelphia, United States
Posted
23 Jun 2020
End of advertisement period
23 Aug 2020
Ref
JR00013052
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

Job Description Summary

Job Description

Adam Naj’s Lab, part of the Penn Neurodegeneration Genomics Center (PNGC), is seeking a skilled Bioinformatics Programmer to participate in on-going research in large-scale genomics and transcriptomics projects looking at Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and AD-related dementias (ADRDs).   The lab benefits from close collaboration with talented programmers, analysts, and lab technologists in the Schellenberg and Wang groups in the PNGC, and offers opportunities for career development and academic advancement at PSOM.

This position is contingent on funding.

Qualification

Bachelor's Degree or equivalent degree in genetics, epidemiology, bioinformatics, statistics, biology or other related fields. Experience with management and analysis of human genetics data such as genome-wide association studies or next-generation sequencing data is required. Familiarity with R.Linux, SAS, Stata, C/C++, SQL, or web development strongly preferred.

Job Location - City, State

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School

Perelman School of Medicine

Pay Range

$50,684.00 - $91,232.00

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Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements 

Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

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