Bioinformatics Specialist at the Center for Personalized Diagnostics

University of Pennsylvania
United States Pennsylvania Philadelphia


The Center for Personalized Diagnostics (CPD) at the University of Pennsylvania is seeking bioinformaticians.

Further information and the instruction to apply can be found at or at under Job ID #: 64595


A qualified candidate will be strongly motivated individual with following qualifications:

* Ph.D. or Master’s degree in bioinformatics, computational or physical sciences or a related field with at least 1 year of practical experience in next-generation sequencing data analysis.
* Solid programming and debugging skills in Python, or other high-level programming environments.
* Experience in Illumina sequencing data and bioinformatics pipelines.
* Experience in the use of bioinformatics software, packages, and databases, preferably in the cancer genomics area.
* Familiarity with build systems, version control and other standard development tools.
* Proficiency in shell programming and high performance cluster computing.
* Demonstrated experience in design and implementation of SQL and/or nonSQL databases (MongoDB or other) is a plus.
* Ability to work both independently and a team environment of a rapidly evolving genomic diagnostic center.
* Excellent time management as well as oral and written communication skills. Good organizational skills.

Start date

As soon as possible

How to Apply under Job ID #: 64595


Robert Faryabi or Ashkan Bigdeli