Bioinformatics Analyst I

Recruiter
Jackson Laboratory
Location
Farmington
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 10, 2016
Closes
Oct 19, 2016
Role
Research
Industry
Computer
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Tracking Code
5927
Job Description


**POSITION TITLE:** Bioinformatics Analyst

**GENERAL SUMMARY**

A position is available immediately for a Bioinformatics Analyst to join the lab of Dr. Charles Lee at the Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine. The research focus of the lab is in the area of structural variation in the human genome and association with human phenotype and disease. This position offers the opportunity to make leading contributions to cutting edge research in human genetics, disease biology, and translational research.

**KEY RESPONSIBILITIES**

* Develop new algorithms / pipelines for studying SVs in the human genome
* Data analysis through established algorithms / pipelines to study genome structural variation and its contribution to human disease and genome evolution
* Familiarity with large datasets from big consortium projects such as TCGA/ICGC/ENCODE and 1000 Genomes
* Experience in High Throughput Sequence (HTS) data analysis, microarray data analysis, data integration or evaluation of new analytical tools and technology

**REQUIRED SKILLS**

* Creativity and eagerness to learn new technologies and science
* Enthusiasm for working in a dynamic, high-performance research team environment
* Strong communication skills

**MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS**

* A Masters level degree in bioinformatics, computer science, biostatistics or any relevant field of study
* Demonstrated aptitude and bioinformatics expertise in the niche areas of genome variation and/or cancer genomics
* Proficiency in programming (Python, Java, C++) and statistical analysis (R, MATLAB)
* Experience in UNIX-like operating systems and high-performance computing environments

**ADDITIONAL INFORMATION**

For more on Dr. Charles Lee and the exciting research happening in the Lee Lab, visit:

**EEO**

*All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.*


Job Location
Farmington, Connecticut, United States
Position Type
Full-Time/Regular 3b91f47e175b46f48c6de67739a5edb8