We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Bioinformatician. Bioinformatician is a critical member of CPMG and will perform intensive analysis of human genome genotype and sequence data for gene discovery in complex human disease.
Conduct standard analysis for genome sequencing next-generation sequencing (NGS) datasets (e.g. exome, genome, RNAseq)
Implement structures and platforms for NGS annotation and variant classification
Implement structures and platforms for integration of phenotypic and genomic data on HPC environments and cloud platforms
Develop customized tools and pipelines for integrated analysis of genomic and phenotypic data.
Contribute to the scientific proposals and requests for resources to complete scientific goals
Oversee and ensure compliance with data security and IRB rules
Perform related duties and responsibilities as needed
Bachelor's degree in Bioinformatics or related field, or equivalent in education and experience, plus four years of related experience
Experience in bioinformatics and genetics field
Team oriented with excellent written and verbal communication skills, collaboration skills and an eagerness to learn
Exposure to NGS data analysis and human genetics
Experience in Unix/Linux systems including HPC environments
Scripting languages: Python or Perl
Master's or Postdoctoral degree in relevant filed would substitute for experience
Training in statistics or machine learning
Successful completion of applicable compliance and systems training requirements
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
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