Under supervision of faculty members or a Principal Bioinformatician , the Bioinformatician willwork with investigators to tailor innovative sequencing approaches to their experiments and take each experiment from sequencing through analysis.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Use Linux, scripting languages, programming languages, and R to independently carry out bioinformatics/computational analyses and interpretation of complex, cutting-edge, high-dimensional genomic data sets generated by next generation sequencing instruments. Determine, research, and implement appropriate methodologic procedures for biologically informed, statistically and computationally driven analysis of high-dimensional data. Implement cutting-edge analytical methods and algorithms to delivery high quality analysis results. Communicate analytical results and details of computational analyses to faculty directors and collaborating investigators, creating scripts to generate reports for projects. Develop and document best practices for next generation sequencing analysis. Work with SKCCC Systems Administrators to maintain and update computer clusters, including computing and storage clusters. Develop and maintain cloud based computing systems as well as assist in maintaining the Linux computing cluster that supports sequencing data analysis. In performing duties, collaborate with the faculty that submit projects to the NGSC or to other high-throughput facilities. Use Linux, Perl/Python, and R scripts to support multiple projects simultaneously and deliver results in a timely manner. Keep up-to-date with published literature and new developments and technologies that will advance the mission of the GI Oncology faculty. Perform other related duties as assigned.
Supervision of Others: NA
Masters degree in bioinformatics, biostatistics, computer sciences, related field
Minimum of 1 years of related experience required
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Expert knowledge of a programming language (such as Java, C or C++);
A scripting language (such as Perl or Python);
A statistical language (such as R); and Linux or UNIX
Classified Title: Biostatistician Working Title: Bioinformatician Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MD Starting Salary Range: $52,495 - $72,210; Commensurate with experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:30am- 5:00pm; Up to 37.5 hrs/week Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus Department name: 10002940-Cancer Immunology/GI Clinical Research Personnel area: School of Medicine
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