Senior Bioinformatics Scientist - Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Diseases

Description

Senior Bioinformatics Scientist – Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Diseases

The Senior Bioinformatics Scientist in the Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Diseases (www.nationwidechildrens.org/center-for-childhood-cancer ) at The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital will be responsible for working with laboratory-based scientists and trainees to perform computational and bioinformatic analyses, to provide training, and to develop new computational approaches. The Scientist will work with all members of the Center, including Principal Investigators, Staff Scientists, technicians, and trainees at all levels. Excellent verbal and written communication skills will be essential as the individual will work collaboratively with scientists on projects that lead to publications and presentations at professional meetings. Flexibility is also important as the Scientist will likely support wide-ranging projects of different scientific focus.

Schedule: Full time, Benefits Eligible

Location:
Abigail Wexner Research Institute
700 Children’s Drive
Columbus, OH 43205


Qualifications

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

Education:
Advanced degree in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, or Biology, Molecular Biology, etc., with postdoctoral bioinformatic experience

Required Experience:
Two + years experience in computational biology or bioinformatics
Experience with UNIX/LINUX, including proficiency in shell scripting
Proficiency in a scripting language, such as Perl or Python
Expert knowledge of core bioinformatics tools and databases
Exceptionally deep computational understanding and strong programming skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills will be essential
Knowledge of multiple threading and multi-core processing
Knowledge of statistical/mathematical packages such as R/Bioconductor
Capable of self-directed research within broader goals set by group

Preferred Experience:
Previous experience next generation sequencing data analysis highly desirable


Start date

As soon as possible

How to Apply

Please visit and apply at external-nationwidechildrens.icims.com/jobs/25862/senior-bioinformatics-scientist---center-for-childhood-cancer-and-blood-diseases/job


Contact

Jonathan Dowdell
jonathan.dowdell@nationwidechildrens.org

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