Bioinformatician I

Indiana University

Indianapolis, IN

Job posting number: #7066520

Posted: May 27, 2020

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


Job Summary
Serve as Bioinformatician by conducting diverse bioinformatics analyses, including next generation sequencing (NGS) data processing and genomics downstream analysis. Meet with investigators to evaluate individual research projects. Participate in setup, maintenance and development of computational analysis pipelines. Assist in documentation of projects, tracking progress, and reports preparation, in addition to provide trainings for biologists and students on NGS data analysis.

Required Qualifications
Master’s degree in bioinformatics/computational biology/systems biology/computer science/statistics; OR master’s degree in genetics with strong programming skills and six months of relevant work experience; OR bachelor’s degree and four years of relevant work experience.

Combinations of education and related experience may be considered.

Advanced molecular biology techniques and next-generation sequencing (NGS) knowledge. Hands-on experience in NGS or other high-throughput biological data processing, and software/tools usage such as R/Bioconductor. Strong communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications
Experiences on Perl, Java, Python, Matlab, sequencing data processing software packages, e.g. STAR, BWA, GATK, Vardict, SAMtools, and MS SQL database.

Working Conditions / Demands
Majority of this job is performed working at a computer. Long hours looking at a computer monitor.

Work Location
IUPUI Campus

Indianapolis, Indiana

Job Classification
Salary Plan: PAE

Salary Grade: 3IT

FLSA: Exempt

Job Function: Information Technology

Posting Disclaimer
This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.

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Equal Employment Opportunity
Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University’s Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information.

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