• Bioinformatics Research Scientist/ Sr. Bioinformatics Research Scientist

    Job ID
    Center for Applied Bioinformatics
    Job Location
  • Overview

    The Center for Applied Bioinformatics at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is looking for a highly motivated and creative Sr. Bioinformatics Research Scientist to develop and apply innovative analytical approaches in the area of functional genomics. You will collaborate with St Jude investigators to analyze data such as single cell RNA-seq, single cell ATAC-seq, bulk RNA-seq, DNA methylation, ChIP-seq, to understand the tumor biology, tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes and neurobiology and help the investigators prepare manuscripts and grant applications. Experience with programming languages such as Python and R are preferred. You will also lead the evaluation of published bioinformatics tools and develop the optimized pipeline to share with scientists at St Jude. The Center provides a highly interactive environment with collaborative opportunities across basic and clinical departments, access to high performance computing clusters, cloud computing environment, innovative visualization tools, highly automated analytical pipelines and mentorship from scientists with deep experience in data analysis, data management and delivery of high-quality results for highly competitive projects. Candidates with a strong background in statistics, computational biology, machine learning, and experience using systems biology approaches to understand the mechanisms of action of disease or experimental intervention are highly encouraged to apply for this position. This position is located in Memphis, TN, and relocation assistance is available.



    Learn more about Bioinformatics Careers at St. Jude


    Salary is highly competitive (comparable to industry) and employee benefits are outstanding. Relocation assistance is available. Working at St. Jude provides the opportunity to make a tangible difference to pediatric cancer patient care and survival and St. Jude has been consistently ranked in Fortune magazine’s “100 Best Places to Work” list and is exceptionally positively reviewed on GlassDoor.


    Minimum Education

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

    Minimum Experience

    Bioinformatics Research Scientist

    • Ph.D which must include research related to bioinformatics (such as analysis of sequence data, microarrays, SNPs, image data, proteomics data, 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, or Java required

    Sr. Bioinformatics Research Scientist

    • Three (3) years of postdoctoral and/or job experience in Computational Biology or Bioinformatics research required with analytical experience in the following areas: sequencing data, microarrays, SNPs, proteomics data or biological pathways!!Experience with programming languages such as Perl, C, C++, SQL, PHP or Java required!!Experience in development of algorithms, statistical methods or scientific software is preferred

    EEO Statement

    St. Jude is an Equal Opportunity Employer






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