Research Associate/Bioinformatician

Upstate Medical University
Syracuse, New York
June 08 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Research Associate/Bioinformatician

The SUNY Upstate Medical University seeks a well-motivated bioinformatician to join a laboratory of Bioinformatics, Genome and Transriptome Data Analysis and Quantitative Oncology. The bioinformatician will be responsible for the cancer genomics, RNA/DNA biology and clinical data analyses, maintaining the existing and developing new pipelines, bioinformatics databases and algorithms developing, and maintaining the server infrastructure of the lab in collaboration with IT department. Must have excellent programming skills in at least one programming language such as R, Perl, Python, C++ and knowledge of SQL and utilize Unix/Linus operating system and experience with wide bioinformatics tools. Experience with cloud services is a plus. Other requests: Ability to multitask works maintain well-documented, tested codes and improve robust and highly automated computational pipelines, interpret results from NGS, experimental and biomedical data analyses. Use and develop machine learning, multivariate and big data-driven analyses interact with other researchers from diverse scientific backgrounds. Demonstrate strong communication and writing skills exercising good judgment in terms of grant application/publication deadlines. Provide and contribute towards publications.

Bachelor's degree in computational biology, computer science, bioinformatics, and statistics or other related analytical discipline and at least 1-2 years' experience required. Master's degree preferred.

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