We are seeking a highly motivated and creative bioinformatics research analyst to join Dr. Martine Roussel's team in the Tumor Cell Biology Department at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital 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 department provides a highly interactive environment with collaborative opportunities, 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.
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.
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