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Posted Job Title
Bioinformatician A/B

Job Profile Title
Bioinformatician A

Job Description Summary

The Bushman lab is seeking a skilled bioinformatician to join our team. Ideally, the candidate will possess strong data processing skills perferably in the UNIX/Linux environment.  This position will provide bioinformatics support to the PI, visiting scientists and research collaborators, manage biomedical data, construct data analysis pipelines, develop bioinformatics applications, report and publish findings.

Job Description

Bioinformatician A – The Bioinformatician will spend much of their time developing and implementing bioinformatic methods for analysis of large sequence-based microbiome data sets. They will interact with the PI, visiting scientists and research collaborators daily using a wide array of experimental designs; manage the laboratory information management system (LIMs); troubleshoot any problems that may occur during a study, including bug fixes, database maintenance, and custom statistical analysis; supervise staff that are participating in the project carrying out analysis of deep sequencing data to characterize host-microbe interactions. The bioinformatician will also keep the PI and collaborators appraised of project progress, and will plan and carry out new bioinformatic analysis and statistical methods development. The successful applicant will prepare written reports for publication and grant submission and present results at national meetings regarding new tools and findings.

Bioinformatician B - Same duties as above – and in addition work independently to provide bioinformatics support to faculty and staff, perform complex computational analysis, and supervise other programmers.

Qualifications:

Bioinformatics A: Bachelor's Degree in a scientific or engineering discipline and 3 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. Completed coursework in bioinformatics, biology, computer science, and statistics Experience in scientific computing working in a UNIX/Linux environment. Perl/Python scripting, and biology/bioinformatics required. Additional experience in statistical analysis, programming in R, parallel/distributed computing, and database management would be helpful.

Bioinformatics B: Master's Degree and 3 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. PhD preferred. Experience in scientific computing working in a UNIX/Linux environment. Perl/Python scripting, and biology/bioinformatics required. Additional experience in statistical analysis, programming in R, parallel/distributed computing, and database management would be helpful.

Position contingent upon funding.

Job Location - City, State
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School
Perelman School of Medicine

Pay Range
$50,684.00 - $91,232.00

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Felix Emeka Anyiam

 

Research Officer & Data Analyst/Scientist

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