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Bioinformatics Support Specialist

Posted by: University at Albany

Posted date: Apr-25-2017

Location: Albany, NY

Duties and responsibilities:

- Analyze next-generation sequencing data
- Collaborate with research scientists to develop and implement cutting-edge data analysis pipelines for sequencing applications, such as RNA-seq, methyl-seq, SHAPE-seq and DNA-seq
- Create and maintain necessary data analysis-related documentation
- Plan, coordinate, and carry out activities in collaboration with research projects
- Participate in the various educational activities offered by the University at Albany
 
Minimum Qualifications:

- Bachelor's degree in Bioinformatics, Biology, Computational/Systems Biology, Computer Science, or a related field and two or more years of professional experience in Bioinformatics OR Master's degree in Bioinformatics, Biology, Computational/Systems Biology, Computer Science, or a related field and one or more years of professional experience in Bioinformatics 
 
Preferred Qualifications:

- Master's degree in Bioinformatics or Computational/Systems Biology 
- Two or more years of relevant experience in applications of next-generation sequencing, genome assembly, genome annotation, variant analysis, and phylogenetics
- Proficiency in scripting languages (such as Python, Perl, etc) and R. Knowledge of command line Linux.
- Knowledge of general approaches to sample preparation for sequencing and applications of different sequencing strategies
 
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Job Title Bioinformatics Support Specialist
Post Details
Email ualbanybioinfo(at)gmail.com
Employer's Website www.albany.edu
Category
Job Discipline Job Discipline -> Bioinformatics
Job Classification Job Classification -> Specialist
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Location Albany, NY
Key Words bioinformatics, bioinformatician, genomics, data analysis, scientist
Start Date July 1, 2017
Deadline Jun-01-2017