Bioinformatics Specialist I (Salary Range: $75K-$95K)
The Rockefeller University
Location: New York, New York
Internal Number: IRC28590
The Rockefeller University seeks a Bioinformatics Specialist I (Salary Range: $75K-$95K) to join Systems Cancer Biology. The Bioinformatic Specialist will assist laboratory researchers within the Laboratory of Systems Cancer Biology and two associated laboratories funded by a prestigious National Cancer Institute Metastasis Network Award. The Bioinformatic Specialist will provide effective data analysis, organizing of genome-wide transcriptomics and genomic DNA information, create new pipelines for genomic data, maintain existing pipelines, and helping to interpret results. Expert Computational biology supervision will also be provided by the Biological Sciences and Systems Biology professor at Columbia University, another member of the MetNet Center. The Bioinformatics Specialist will also serve as the MetNet Center Data Manager and will oversee the organization, storage, inter-project transmission, and external transmission of data generated by the Center. The Bioinformatics Specialist will participate in the organization of data and generation of reports for the External Advisory Committee, Executive Board, and the MetNet consortium and will also sit on the Resource and Data Sharing Working Group of the MetNet.
Master's degree required; educational emphasis in computational biology, computer science, biological sciences, or other related analytical disciplines, preferred. Excellent programming skills in at least one scripting language such as Perl, Python, or R. Must be comfortable working in Unix/Linux environments and using the command line. Ability to multitask while working independently and exercising good judgment in terms of meeting deadlines. Ability to maintain well-documented, tested codes and analysis results. Must be motivated and willing to learn new technologies, contribute to publications in peer-reviewed journals, and have strong communication skills with the ability to interact with other researchers from diverse scientific backgrounds. Prior experience in scientific programming with applications to biomedical research, preferably in genomics and next-generation sequencing analysis.
We offer an excellent benefits package, tuition reimbursement and a competitive salary. The Rockefeller University is located on Manhattan's Upper East Side, on a 15-acre campus, along the East River (www.rockefeller.edu/views.php).
The Rockefeller University is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans.
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The Rockefeller University is a world-renowned center for research and graduate education in the biomedical sciences, chemistry, bioinformatics and physics. The university's 72 laboratories conduct both clinical and basic research and study a diverse range of biological and biomedical problems with the mission of improving the understanding of life for the benefit of humanity.