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City of Hope
Phoenix, AZ
Closing date
Jan 11, 2024

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Life Sciences
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TGen, the Translational Genomics Research Institute, is an affiliate of City of Hope. We are an Arizona-based, nonprofit medical research institute dedicated to conducting groundbreaking research with life-changing results. We work to unravel the genetic components of common and complex diseases, including cancer, neurological disorders, infectious disease, and rare childhood disorders. By identifying treatment options in this manner, we believe medicine becomes more rational, more precise and, well, more personal.

The Bioinformatician will join the Scientific Technology Assessment Research Team to assess new technology that aims to advance TGen's "Benchside to Bedside" capabilities through the development and application of 'omics tools. The candidate will be working with cutting-edge technology and data analysis. Utilizing new informatics & analysis methods with multiple programming languages. Assist in organizing, manipulating, annotating, visualizing, & summarizing data from diverse data sources to aid in assessing biological relevance. The bioinformatician will be working in a multidisciplinary team setting on a wide variety of multi-omic applications including whole genome sequencing, RNA-sequencing, DNA methylation, and proteomics. The ideal candidate should be flexible, have a demonstrated ability to learn new techniques, have patience with troubleshooting, and be an excellent communicator. Come pilot the newest technology to transform translational medicine!

Responsibilities include:

? Work in a team environment to investigate, analyze, and execute process improvements to

research methods to enable scalability and robustness.

? Provide input and structure to ensure successful execution of programs, projects, and tasks.

? Analyze data from new technology platforms and methods to assess data quality and

performance metrics (such as accuracy, precision, reproducibility).

? Summarizing data from diverse data sources to aid knowledge discovery and inference

process, and carry out custom bioinformatics tasks as required

? Assist in extracting, organizing, and summarizing data from diverse data sources to aid

in research papers and or grant applications.

? Custom scripting, as needed, to support development of new technologies.

? Manage documentation and records. This may include designing, organizing, and

maintaining laboratory records, SOPs, and reports.

? Transfer technology and protocols to internal and external partners, including clinical labs.

? Train co-workers on technologies and methods.

? Collaborate with experts throughout the organization, including both scientific and

operational functions.

? Complete projects on schedule to deliver milestone and/or phase gate criteria.

? Communicate and share insights on research findings, internally and externally

We are a human-centric organization that translates to our employees. Some of the perks in working for us:
  • BC/BS of Arizona health coverage.
  • Dental, Vision, Life, Short and Long Term Disability
  • Top notch Employee Assistance Program with a full scope of concierge type services
  • Robust Wellness Program
  • 401k with 6% match
  • Generous time off
  • Commuter benefits
  • Much, much more!


City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 5,000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy.

Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research.  City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation’s 20 leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.

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