• Bioinformatics Research Scientist - Fan Lab

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    Computational Biology
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  • Overview

    St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is seeking a Bioinformatics Research Scientist who is excited to work on the area of functional genomics and proteomics. Recognized for state-of-art computational infrastructure, well-established analytical pipelines, and deep genomic analysis expertise, St. Jude offers a work environment where you will directly impact the care of pediatric cancer patients. As a Bioinformatics Research Scientist, your responsibilities include analyzing data generated from a variety of platforms such as next generation sequencing and mass spectrometry-based proteomics.


    By looking upstream of the protein and RNA using methods such as single-cell RNASeq, you can assist with phosphoration identification and brain tumor glioma studies. You will collaborate with St Jude investigators to analyze data such as RNA-seq, single cell RNA-seq, DNA methylation, ChiP-seq, peptide identification, and protein quantification to understand the tumor biology and help the investigators prepare manuscripts and grant applications. You also work closely with our bioinformatics pipeline and visualization teams to explore novel analysis approaches that aid molecular classification and clinical reporting as well as contribute ideas to automate and improve existing analysis methods.


    The department of Computational Biology provides access to high performance computing clusters, cloud computing environment, innovative visualization tools, highly automated analytical pipelines and mentorship from faculty scientists with experience in data analysis, data management and delivery of high-quality results for competitive projects. We encourage first author, high profile publications to share this element of discovery. Take the first step to join our team by applying now!

    Minimum Education

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

    Minimum Experience

    We will consider PhD graduates with strong bioinformatics/computational biology skills.


    If PhD training did not include bioinformatics, will require a minimum of two (2) years of pre- or postdoctoral research experience in in  computational biology or bioinformatics.


    Experience with programming languages such as Perl, C, or Java required


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    EEO Statement

    St. Jude is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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