Research Data Analyst II

Recruiter
Jackson Laboratory
Location
Farmington
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 14, 2016
Closes
Oct 19, 2016
Role
Research
Industry
Computer
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Tracking Code
5887
Job Description


**POSITION TITLE:** Computational Scientist (Application/Assistant)

**GENERAL SUMMARY**

Computational Scientists participate in a collaborative bioinformatics program aligned with institutional strategy and direction, and make leading contributions to the cutting-edge projects at The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine.

**KEY RESPONSIBILITIES**

* Collaborate with the research faculty & genetic resource scientists on projects of wide-ranging complexity across a diverse array of biomedical disciplines (such as cancer biology, ageing, immunology, infectious diseases, metabolomics, neural disorders, muscular disorders, stem cell and developmental biology, and statistical genetics & biostatistics)
* Work with JAX Mice & Services staff to meet the analytical needs of clients and partners
* Sustain collaborations with the research faculty and staff on both the Farmington, Connecticut and Bar Harbor, Maine campuses; and visit the Sacramento, California facility on a regular basis


**REQUIRED SKILLS**

* Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to present results to the JAX community, conferences, and workshops
* Must be continuous learners and proactive contributors
* Must possess the desire to contribute to team projects on an ongoing basis

**MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS**

* An In-depth knowledge of, and prior experience with, High Throughput Sequence (HTS) data analysis (DNA Seq, mRNA Seq, ChIP Seq, micro RNA Seq etc), microarray data analysis, experimental design, data integration, algorithm development, development of sequence analysis tools (bioinformatics programming), evaluation of analytical tools and technology, and delivering training to the research community
* Must have experience in Bioinformatics research
* Demonstrated experience managing projects and collaborations is key
* Prior successes in and desire to contribute to team projects on an ongoing basis is a must

**DESIRED EXPERIENCE**

* PhD in Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Biostatistics or any relevant area is preferred
* Candidates with a proven track record of "omics" data analysis, statistical genetics & biostatistics, independent collaborative work, and leading contributions to a biological discipline are preferred

Level of position will be determined by the incumbents' years of Bioinformatics research experience, educational background and leadership experience.

**_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 93afc84ede295ca9c72eec5