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Job Description Summary
The Bushman lab is seeking a skilled bioinformatician to join our team. Ideally, the candidate will possess strong data processing skills preferably in the UNIX/Linux environment. This position will provide bioinformatics support to the PI, visiting scientists and research collaborators, manage biomedical data, construct data analysis piplelines, develop bioinformatics applications, report and publish findings.
Bioinformatician A will spend much of their time developing and implementing bioinformatic methods for analysis of large sequence-based microbiome data sets. They will interact with the PI, visiting scientists and research collaborators daily using a wide array of experimental designs; manage the laboratory information manager system (LIMs); troubleshoot any problems that may occur during a study, including bug fixes, database maintenance, and custom statistical analysis; supervise staff that are participating in the project carrying out analysis of deep sequencing data to characterize host-microbe interactions. The bioinformatician will also keep the PI and collaborators appraised of project progress, and will plan and carry out new bioinformatic analysis and statistical methods development. The successful applicant will prepare written reports for publication and grant submission and present results at national meetings regarding new tools and finds.
Qualifications: A Bachelor's Degree in a scientific or engineering discipline and 3 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. Completed coursework in bioinformatics, biology, computer science, and statistics. Experience in scientific computing working in a UNIX/Linux environment. Perl/Python scripting, and biology/bioinformatics required. Additional experience in statistical analysis, programming in R, parallel/distributed computing, and database management would be helpful.
This position is contingent upon funding.
Job Location - City, State
Department / School
Perelman School of Medicine
$50,684.00 - $91,232.00
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