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Rockefeller University Bioinformatics Analyst in New York, New York

Job: IRC22909


Job Title Bioinformatics Analyst

Laboratory / Department Bioinformatics Resource Center

Department Description

Detailed Description

The Bioinformatics Analyst will provide analysis support to research groups and establish the bioinformatics infrastructure and training necessary to promote high quality computational biology research within the University. Will communicate bioinformatics analysis to students, postdoctoral trainees, research scientists and principle investigators, ensure the validity and reliability of data and methods at all times, and maintain accurate and complete records of all analysis projects. The Bioinformatics Analyst will identify and develop suitable techniques for the analysis and visualization of data, and build and maintain the associated computational resources (i.e. software packages, databases, or web-based analysis and visualization tools). Will maintain all code and programs used for analysis and tool development with suitable source control, assist in the administration of the Bioinformatics facility's computational infrastructure, identify and implement present and upcoming infrastructure requirements for the Bioinformatics team, and assist and develop bioinformatics training for staff and students at the University.

Job Requirements

Bachelor's degree required; advanced training in computational biology, bioinformatics or biological sciences, preferably at the Ph.D. or postdoctoral level or equivalent research. Industrial or commercial experience preferred. Knowledge of molecular biology and genomics and proficiency in the acquisition and analysis of high throughput sequencing data required. Must have experience with bioinformatics techniques and tools used in molecular biology and genomics, as well as in using and developing R and Bioconductor packages in the analysis of biological data. Proven ability in software development and the collaborative use of source control, proficiency in web programming (Django, JavaScript), and evidence of a high-level of skill in at least one general programming language (Python, Java or C++) preferred. Experience in training biologists and bioinformaticians in the use of bioinformatics tools, as well as experience working within a bioinformatics team to provide analysis support to research groups desirable. Track record of contribution to peer reviewed publications a plus. Experienced in the analysis of epigenetics data from high sequencing experiments and knowledge of single-cell RNA-sequencing technologies and ability to analyze and interpret single-cell RNA-seq data a plus.

Additional Details

The Rockefeller University is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans