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This position is full-time and the responsibilities are to conduct and support computational single-cell genomics research and infrastructure. Largely next-generation sequencing-based experiments geared toward understanding viral interactions with host brain cell types.
Developing and maintaining Linux-based cluster and/or Cloud computing infrastructure for next-generation sequencing data.
Assisting and mentoring the PI and other lab members with computational analyses.
Advancing personal research projects toward insight and publication.
Manuscript preparation for individual projects and assisting other lab members with manuscripts as necessary.
Traveling to national and international meetings to present on findings.
Ph.D. in relevant field of study (Computer Science or Bioinformatics)
3+ years of relevant post-doctoral work experience
Experience with bioinformatics
Next-generation sequencing data processing pipelines & analysis
Knowledge of Linux/Java/Python/R/Samtools/GitHub
Team-oriented research and mentorship
Cluster and Cloud computation and infrastructure
statistical and machine-learning approaches for big data
Bioinformatics-related research and publications
Working conditions: Standard computational work, with partial work from home option; M-F 9-5 flexible with some evenings/weekends as analyses demand
Please include a cover letter and resume/CV with your application.
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