The Bioinformatics Team in the Center for Precision Medicine and Genomics (CPMG) is looking for a highly motivated Bioinformatics Analyst to join a talented group of bioinformatics scientists/statisticians and programmers to perform NGS data analysis. This position will work under the direction of the Bioinformatics lead and Director of CPMG
Work with faculty and a team of genome analysts to analyze and interpret sequence data.
Support research studies with bioinformatics and statistical analyses by implement computational models, managing database, and utilizing various statistical packages.
Contribute to the development of new platforms and solutions for large integrative analysis of genomic data.
Assist in the collection and analysis of new pipelines and methods for analyzing NGS datasets.
Perform other related duties as needed.
Bachelor???s degree in STEM discipline or equivalent in education, training and experience, plus two years of related experience
Demonstrated problem-solving skills
Ability to work effectively within a team
Strong organization and communication skills
Willingness and initiative to seek out and learn novel tools, methods, and technologies within a quickly evolving field
Strong programming skills (Python, Java or R) and experience in *NIX environments
Solid understanding of genetics, bioinformatics and statistics as applied to NGS datasets
Experience analyzing large NGS data
Successful completion of applicable compliance and systems training requirements
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
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