Bioinformatics Analyst at Northwestern University

Northwestern University
Department of Urology
United StatesIllinoisChicago


The Bioinformatics Analyst will work in the Yang lab in the Department of Urology, performing basic and advanced analyses in bioinformatics using cutting-edge open-source software and by developing new analytical tools and pipelines. Experience in the Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) is a pre-requisite, with background in bioinformatics, computational biology, and/or cancer biology. The successful candidate must have software development experience, at least to the level of developing scripts for processing data in languages such as Python, and/or R. The candidate must be comfortable working in a Linux/Unix environment. The candidate will support current projects analyzing typical genomic data sets include single-cell RNA-seq, RNA-seq, ChIP-seq, CUT&RUN, WES, WGS and long-read sequencing. More information about the lab can visit


Master’s or PhD degree in Bioinformatics or Computer Science with biology background.
Proficient in Unix, with experience in R, Python, Javascript, JAVA or C++.
Willingness and capability to share knowledge with other members of the team
Previous experience in analyzing third-generation sequencing data (PacBio and/or Oxford Nanopore)

Start date

As soon as possible

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