Scientist / Sr. Scientist – Bioinformatics, Computational Biology Baylor Health Care System (BHCS) has long been committed to the promotion of research on its campuses. In its endeavor to provide a cohesive and coordinated research effort at BHCS, Baylor Research Institute (BRI) seeks to identify and pursue unique research opportunities. The staff of BRI works with the staff of all BHCS entities to develop and promote medical research from the bench to the patient. Assisting staff in contract negotiations of clinical trials and identifying funding opportunities for research and inventions are part of the many services offered.
We currently have an opening for a Scientist / Sr. Scientist in Bioinformatics. This position will focus on next generation sequencing (NGS) data in cancer and immune disorders. This will include both exome, whole genome, RNA, and small RNA sequencing data. This position will require data analysis, algorithms, and code development. Work closely with bioinformaticists and bench biologists.
The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:
* Experience with next-gen sequencing analysis: exome or whole-genome DNA-seq, RNA-seq
* Expertise with public bioinformatics databases
* Solid understanding of statistical analysis and machine learning techniques
* Good publication record
* Ability to work independently and collaborate in teams.
* Excellent oral and written communication skills, fluency in English
* Good programming and statistical skills (e.g. Perl, Python, R)
PhD in Bioinformatics, Molecular Biology, Computer Science or related
Amount of Experience:
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