Department: Comprehensive Cancer Center
Position Summary: The Bioinformatics Core Facility at the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center provides bioinformatics and computational biology research services for the cancer center. As a member of the Bioinformatics Core Facility, the Bioinformatics Scientist will be responsible for development and execution of software for advanced data analysis tasks in support of LCCC sponsored research. Research goals will be identified through collaboration with geneticists, oncologists, biostatisticians, statisticians, and informaticians. Fulfillment of this responsibility requires experience in a linux computer cluster environment, programmatic database queries, management of large data sets, data mining, statistical analysis, and strong scientific communication skills.
Education Requirements: A master's degree or Ph.D. in computer science, medical informatics, bioinformatics, genetics, statistics, or computational biology is required.
Qualification and Experience: The candidate must have knowledge and experience in DNA sequence analysis, linux shell scripting, SQL, R, and at least one of Python, Java, or Perl. Experience working in a research support environment is preferred.
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