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We are looking for a researcher to join our interdisciplinary team. Our group is an open, international multi-disciplinary research team using unique samples, expression profiling technologies, and state-of-the-art systems biology analysis tools to study molecular mechanisms in renal failure. For more information, see https://www.miktmc.org/. University Benefits include several health insurance options, retirement savings match, and paid vacation
Process High-throughput expression data from RNA sequencing experiments. from a wide range of data from different sources.
Perform quality control, mapping to reference, quantification, and basic statistical tests using standard approaches such as Limma.
Perform mapping of the relevant results to the functional context, including the use of pathway enrichment software.
Under the direction of the lab director, you and your team will maintain detailed and accurate records of experiments and inventory of datasets, analyze data for publication, and participate in manuscript preparation.
Prepare analysis results in a comprehensive way for the team and present them or assist in presenting to collaborators and on conferences.
Review literature and evaluate bioinformatic softwares/tools for integration into our lab procedures.
Use best practices and proper documentation
Analyze, compare, and evaluate different approaches to given questions.
Participate in the daily operation of the Molecular Nephrology lab through the design and conduct of research projects, including optimizing research protocols, suggesting options for improving quality, and recommending solutions.
You should demonstrate the ability to work with others in a collaborative environment.
Employees in this classification are required to have a minimum of a Bachelors degree in a recognized field of science or learning which is directly related to the duties of the position
Experience in at least two domains characteristic of bioinformatics, including at least one biological/biomedical/clinical science and one quantitative/informatics/computing science, with aptitude for others desired.
Proficiency in R and/or Python
Excellent verbal and written communications skills
Excellent capacity to work with others in a collaborative environment
Knowledge of entry level biology
Experience in designing, developing, and maintaining bioinformatic pipelines; single cell and bulk transcriptomic analysis in packages such as Seurat, bioconductor, or DESeq2
Master's degree in data science, computer science, bioinformatics, or related fields
Flexible Work Arrangements: As part of the University of Michigan’s Future Work Initiative this position may work on campus or hybrid (both remote and on campus).
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