Emory University Scientist, Asst Bioinformatics in atlanta, Georgia
Under minimal supervision, the Assistant Scientist, Bioinformatics performs a wide range of highly technical and complex bioinformatics procedures.
Qualification for this position requires demonstrated expertise in designing and developing software, databases, and interfaces for analyzing and manipulating research data applications including expertise with simple programming using Perl/Python or Java, statistical programming, web-development, and database query through SQL.
This role collaborates with researchers to develop high throughput data processing and analysis capability.
Directs and guides database searches and the computational analysis of resulting data.
Provides direct technical support and helps guide, implement, and maintain further improvements to bioinformatics software, databases, and interfaces and works with the entire bioinformatics team to diagnose and fix related issues.
May assist in grant and other funding applications, as necessary and appropriate.
Demonstrated ability to function as part of a team.
Performs other responsibilities as required.
PhD in bioinformatics, computer science, biological or physical science and three years of experience.
Experience prior to achieving the PhD will be considered.
We are interested in hiring a superb bioinformatician to develop and use existing tools to speed the analysis of large genomics data sets. This position is within the Emory Integrated Computational Core (EICC). The main focus of this position is to provide data analysis/computational services to EICC customers, including members of the Emory research community drawn from the Emory University School of Medicine, the Winship Cancer Institute, other divisions at Emory University, as well as external clients. Broad types of data to be analyzed include those data generated with microarrays (gene expression, genotyping) and next generation sequencing (NGS). The successful candidate will need to be able to write original code for specific applications and also be able to use and tailor existing software tools. The candidate will become familiar with in-house developed code, open-source software, and contribute to open source software projects. In addition, there may be opportunities to participate as a member of Emory research teams. Performs related responsibilities as required by the Core Director of the EICC.
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Job Number 19970
Job Type Regular Full-Time
Division School Of Medicine
Department SOM: Core Labs
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable
Job Category Laboratory
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