St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital: Bioinformatics Specialist

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Bioinformatics Specialist Employer St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Location Memphis, Tennessee Salary Competitive Posted September 19 2016 Discipline Life Sciences, Bioinformatics Send Save Apply Summary:The World's Brightest Never Stop Innovating

 

At St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, we know what can be achieved when the brightest scientific minds face the fewest barriers. That's why we provide world-class facilities, state-of-the-art technologies, and extraordinary support for your research to ensure scientific progress is never halted from a lack of resources.  

Responsibilities:The position is responsible for basic and advanced analysis on data produced from next generation sequencing systems (DNA-seq, RNA-seq, metagenomics, ChIP-seq, etc.) as well as gene expression microarrays. Develop, improve, modify, and operate data analysis pipelines. Develop software or use extant software in conducting data analysis for NGS and microarray datasets at basic and advanced levels. Work closely with experimental researchers to generate/provide analysis reports, project reports and perform requested custom analyses. Post-processing statistical analysis of results and biological interpretation of data may also be required. Will be involved in the evaluation and recommendation of new software tools to meet the growing needs of the department. Will be involved in training members of the department on software usage and data analysis techniques.

Minimum Education:Requires a Master's Degree in Computer Science or Bioinformatics, with a background in the biological sciences, PhD preferredIn lieu of a Master's degree, a Bachelor's in Computer Science or Bioinformatics and five (5) years of related experience is requiredMinimum Experience:Experience in desktop computing hardware, software, operating systems and desktop applicationsPrefer end user support and training experienceFamiliarity with object oriented analysis, design, and programmingPrefer cross training in a biological scienceEEO:St. Jude is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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