Bioinformatics Analyst

The Rockefeller University
Rockefeller University

Job Title Bioinformatics AnalystEmployment Status Full TimeLaboratory / Department Bioinformatics Resource CenterDepartment DescriptionDetailed DescriptionThe Bioinformatics Analyst will provide analysis support for the diverse range of biological data generated by research groups at The Rockefeller University. Responsibilities include communicating bioinformatics analysis to students, postdoctoral trainees, research scientists and principle investigators, ensuring the validity and reliability of data and methods at all times, and maintaining accurate and complete records of all analysis projects. The Bioinformatics Analyst will identify and develop suitable techniques for the analysis and visualization of data, as well as to 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 RequirementsBachelor's degree required; advanced training in computational biology, bioinformatics or biological sciences, preferably at the Ph.D. or postdoctoral level (or equivalent research),or industry. 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.Additional Details

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