St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is seeking a Bioinformatics Research Scientist in Epigenetics Group in the Center for Applied Bioinformatics(CAB). The center provides a highly interactive environment with collaborative opportunities across basic and clinical departments, cross-training opportunities with the transcriptomics and genetics groups and mentorship from faculty scientists. The center has access to high performance computing clusters, cloud computing environment, performs genomic and bioinformatic analytic services, explores new methods, and develops pipeline.
We are looking for a motivated Bioinformatics Research Scientist who has experience building, optimizing analysis pipelines using available software or installing pipelines for high-throughput next generation sequence data analysis (such as ChIP-Seq, ATAC-Seq, RNA-Seq, Hi-C/HI-CHIP/CaptureC) under Linux/Unix environment. The successful candidate is expected to have good programming skills in Bash, Python and R. Also understanding basic Epigenetics gene regulation mechanisms (e.g. Histone Modification, Chromatin Accessibility, DNA Methylation, 3D Genome). Experience with deep learning or C++ or CWL is a plus. This position is located in Memphis, TN, and relocation assistance is available.
Ph.D. in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Bioinformatics or related field required
Ph.D which must include research related to bioinformatics (such as analysis of sequence data, microarrays, SNPs, image data, proteomics data, or biological pathways; development of algorithms, statistical methods, or scientific software); OR If Ph.D with no bioinformatics research, then two (2) years of pre-or postdoctoral experience in Computational Biology or Bioinformatics research is required
Experience with programming languages such as Python, R or C++ required
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