Key Responsibilities:

  • Designs, implements, validates and maintains bioinformatics tools for NGS test development.
  • Develops and implements new QC measures and algorithms into the processes or analyses.
  • Assists with the development of standard operating procedures for bioinformatics analyses.
  • Performs data management, data analysis and other bioinformatics-related tasks in coordination with other computing and bioinformatics staff. Assures that quality control criteria are met.
  • Support NGS projects with other computing and bioinformatics staff.
  • Maintains and implements changes to lab informatics systems and other software interfaces.
  • Follows laboratory procedures in the performance of routine and specialized tasks.
  • Adheres to detailed work plans and timelines. Provides timely status reports.
  • Completes mandatory continuing education and other requirements as defined by the position.
  • Other job functions as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Computational Biology, Bioinformatics, Computer Science or a related field. Equivalent experience in computational biology will be considered in lieu of relevant degree.
  • Experience working with next generation sequencing data is required.
  • Proficiency in one or more programming languages such as Python, R, or bash scripting is preferred.
  • Familiarity with at least one database language such MySQL, Oracle etc. is preferred.
  • Self-motivation, with excellent attention to detail and strong organizational and communication (oral and written) skills.

* Not accepting calls from applicants.

Online Application

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