Bioinformatics Analyst at Northwestern University

Northwestern University
Department of Urology
United StatesIllinoisChicago
ylab-hi.github.io

Description

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 ylab-hi.github.io


Qualifications

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

How to Apply

Apply through the link: careers.northwestern.edu/psp/hr857prd_er/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=44701&PostingSeq=1