BIOINFORMATICIAN I

Location
Durham, NC
Posted
Apr 20, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

BIOINFORMATICIAN I
Duke Human Vaccine Institute - Admin

Bioinformatician I

Responsibilities:
  • Contribute to the design, development, implementation, and testing of bioinformatics tools as part of the Duke Human Vaccine Institute.
  • Collaborate with teams of researchers and scientists providing bioinformatics training, consulting, applications support and development.
  • Develop and implement innovative computational approaches for the analysis of large next generation sequencing datasets generated from state-of-the-art sequencing technologies.
  • Develop and implement a high-performance computing software pipeline for the analysis of transcriptomics data.
  • Create web-based bioinformatics tools for sequence and protein structural analysis.
  • Collaborate and consult with researchers to analyze problems, recommend technology based solutions, and design computational strategies for a wide range of biological research.
  • Assist in the writing and publication process of the research.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Education:
Work requires a B.S. in Bioinformatics or related field, or a B.S. in Computer Science with a strong interest in Biology/Genomics. M.S. is preferred.

Experience:
Proficiency in C/C++ and Python or Perl. Experience working in a Linux-based environment. Experience with statistics packages such as SAS or R. Familiarity with database systems. Experience with the development of computational tools for sequence analysis. Experience with web design, statistics, and computer science. Experience in a high-performance computing environment is a plus. Experience with protein structural modeling and design is a plus.

Requisition Number
401251928

Location
Durham

Duke Entity
MEDICAL CENTER

Job Code
2895 BIOINFORMATICIAN I

Job Family Level
80

Exempt/Non-Exempt
Exempt

Full Time / Part Time
FULL TIME

Regular / Temporary
Regular

Shift
First/Day

Minimum Qualifications
Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion,sexual orientation, or veteran status.Essential Physical Job Functions:Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Education

Work requires a B.S. in the Biological Sciences with demonstrable computational skills; or a B.S. in Computer Science with a strong interest in Biology/Genomics. M.S. preferred.

Experience

OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

Auto req ID

89091BR

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

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