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Bioinformatician IIIPosted by: University of Massachusetts Medical School
Posted date: Sep-15-2020
Location: Worcester, MA
GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION:
Under the general direction of a member of the faculty or designee, the Bioinformatician III is responsible for developing novel algorithms and scientific software applications as well as providing bioinformatics data analysis support for research projects.
βΆ Design and implement reusable bioinformatics analysis pipelines for processing next-generation sequencing, microarray, genomics, proteomics and chemogenomics data
βΆ Integrate computational methods/pipelines with high performance computing clusters
βΆ Collaborate closely with PIs and their lab members on research projects including defining the scope of the collaboration, researching on the scientific topics and implementing the appropriate bioinformatics solutions that meet timelines
βΆ Participates in the oral presentation of all project findings and abstracts including participation in periodic project status meetings and presentation of final project deliverables.
βΆ Develop rapid prototypes and custom scripts for one-off type of analysis requests
βΆ Develop novel algorithms and integrated data visualization applications when existing software packages are not available or adequate
βΆ Properly document the procedures used in computational analysis and provide summary report of results suitable for inclusion in manuscript and grant applications
βΆ Local establishment and customization of genomic, proteomics databases and provide batch analysis utilities that make use of these resources
βΆ Develop custom databases and web portals for managing raw and processed experimental data
βΆ Provide bioinformatics training and workshops for analysis pipelines and in-house developed software applications
βΆ Coordinate and collaborate with other bioinformaticians, biostatisticians, information technology professionals, and interdepartmental project teams.
βΆ Perform other duties as required.
βΆ Master's degree in Computer Science, a related computational discipline, or equivalent experience
βΆ 2 years bioinformatics-related research experience
βΆ Proven research record such as co-authorship on peer-reviewed publications required
βΆ Strong background in programming. Fluent in one programming language (Java or C/C++) and one scripting language (shell, Perl or Python)
βΆ Knowledge in biostatistics packages (R or Matlab) and SQL queries are strongly suggested
βΆ Strong communication skills, both the oral and written necessary to interact with a wide range of individuals
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