• Bioinformatics Research Scientist

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    A shared goal of the department is to explore the clinical application of genomic data, with a focus on their impacts on precision medicine and gene therapy in blood disorders. As the Bioinformatics Reesarch Scientist, you will work collaboratively with experts from functional genomics, genome editing, stem cell and gene therapy fields. In this role, you have the opportunity to develop and apply innovative analytical and statistical approaches for studying genetic variation and its relationship to blood disorders. By providing support to research groups, you will process data to explore valid meanings and communicate the best approaches to analyzing the data. The technology is constantly evolving and you will have the rare opportunity to analyze data generated by different cutting-edge technology, such as single cell RNA-seq, single cell perturbation, genome and epigenome editing, whole genome sequencing, Hi-C, PLAC-seq, ATAC-seq and ChIP-seq. We value your personal ambitions and allow time for you to conduct independent research using wet lab resources. Other responsibilities include assisting in preparing manuscripts and grants, establishing protocols and contributing ideas to automate or improve existing analysis methods. Take the first step to join our team by applying now!

    Minimum Education

    • Ph.D. in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Computer Science, Bioinformatics or related field required

    Minimum Experience

    • Ph.D which must include research related to bioinformatics (such as analysis of sequence data, SNPs, methylation, or biological pathways; development of algorithms, statistical methods, or scientific software); OR If Ph.D with no bioinformatics research, then two (2) years of pre-or postdoctoral experience in Computational Biology or Bioinformatics research is required
    • Experience with programming languages such as Perl, C, Python or Java required

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