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Bioinformatician B (Translational Medicine and Human Genetics)Job Profile Title
Bioinformatician BJob Description Summary
The Nathanson laboratory is hiring a bioinformatician/programmer with expertise in statistical analysis to participate in on-going research in large-scale genomics and transcriptomics projects in the inherited and somatic genetics of cancer.Job Description
The Nathanson laboratory is hiring a bioinformatician/programmer with expertise in statistical analysis to participate in on-going research in large-scale genomics and transcriptomics projects in the inherited and somatic genetics of cancer. This position seeks individuals to work semi-independently, providing bioinformatics support to investigators; managing and analyzing genome-wide genotyping and next-generation sequencing data; constructing data analysis pipelines; developing bioinformatics applications; and working with investigators to report and publish analytic findings from studies. We collaborate with multiple Penn groups and colleagues in major national and international research institutions to identify genomic risk factors for cancer and related phenotypes in large cohorts, case-control studies, family studies, and biobanks. Furthermore, the lab benefits from close collaborations with other analysts across Penn Medicine. This position offers opportunities for career development, including the development of independent projects, participation and presenting in national and international meetings, and manuscript preparation and publication.
* Plan and conduct statistical analyses and use available bioinformatics data (e.g., genotype, sequencing and phenotype data generated by on-going studies led by Penn investigators, ENCODE, dbGAP).
* Analyzing large-scale biomedical data including GWAS and NGS data with general statistical and statistical genetics methods and applications;
Implementing and managing biomedical data with databases, query interfaces and web applications;
* Retrieving biomedical GWAS/NGS data from public resources and organizing the data for easy analysis and sharing;
* Preparing results in tabular, written summary, and graphical summary forms suitable for publication and peer review;
* Making modifications to existing algorithms and software and writing scripts to implement software on a server or high-performance computing environment;
* Working with faculty members and supervisor to assist in interpreting findings
* Perform additional duties as assigned.
* Qualified candidates should have the minimum of a Master’s degree and three years of biomedical research data analysis experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience in the areas of Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Genetic Epidemiology, Computer Science, Data Science, Informatics or similar fields;
* Experience working in a Linux environment
* Competence in R/Python programming languages and bash scripting
* The ability to work with a multi-disciplinary team and communicate effectively with team members.
* Ability to work independently and apply critical thinking and sound judgment
* Excellent organizational and time management skills.
* Additional experience in other languages like Perl, C/C++, and SQL, statistical analysis software like SAS and Stata, and various development environments is highly desired. Prior experience with GWAS and NGS data a plus.Job Location - City, State
Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaDepartment / School
Perelman School of MedicinePay Range
$59,703.00 - $113,435.00
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