The KLemonLab is hiring a Staff Scientist to spearhead bioinformatic-based projects to investigate microbe-microbe and microbe-host interactions in the human nasal microbiome.Job Duties
- Plan, perform and direct bioinformatic research on the human nasal microbiome.
- Rigorously evaluate and analyze data using statistics and bioinformatics.
- Maintain meticulous standards for documentation of all analyses.
- Develop and/or optimize analysis workflows for metapangenomics, metabolomic modeling and dual host-microbe RNAseq.
- Teach and guide bioinformatic research by graduate students and research staff.
- Prepare figures and write manuscripts.
- Assist in grant proposal preparation.
- Doctoral Degree. Experience may not be substituted in lieu of degree.
- Three years of post doctoral research experience.
- PhD in microbial sciences with strong experience in bioinformatics or PhD in bioinformatics or computer science with experience in microbial/host bioinformatics.
- Postdoctoral experience is strongly preferred.
- Strong mathematical analytical skills, including statistics.
- At least one scripting language, such as R or Python, and associated packages for data analysis and visualization. As well as *nix-based command line tools.
- Comfortable using version control tools (Git/GitHub).
- Experience in high performance computing environment.
- Experience in handling next-generation sequencing data.
- In CV, please include a GitHub Notebook link as well as three professional references (names and emails).
Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.
Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.