Bioinformatics Scientist

Employer
Chan Soon-Shiong Institute of Molecular Medicine at Windber
Location
Windber, Pennsylvania
Salary
Competitive Salary and Benefits
Posted
January 19 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Non-Profit
Job Type
Staff Scientist

One full time Bioinformatics Scientist position will lead data analysis and mining to support integrative biomedical research on breast cancer, as well as, other cancer types, using data acquired with proteomic and genomic technologies to integrate with clinicopathologic data acquired internally, with collaborators and from public databases. The successful applicant will join a highly interactive and multidisciplinary research environment including clinicians, bench research scientists, and biomedical informaticians, to work both independently and collaboratively within the team. Qualifications - A PhD in bioinformatics, biomedical informatics, or a related discipline is required with two years of postdoctoral experiences. Must have proven capability in applying bioinformatics software to analyzing data from major experimental platforms such as mass spectrometry proteomics, protein arrays, tissue microarrays, DNA/RNA sequencing, and other array-based genomic experimental platforms.   Relational database knowledge and programming capability are expected. The successful applicant will lead bioinformatic research projects and provide data analysis support to other researchers. Excellent oral and written communication skills and the capability to write reports and scientific papers are required.