Emory

Scientist, Assistant Bioinformatics- Winship Cancer Institute

Job Number
100384
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Division
Exec.V.P. for Health Affairs
Department
Winship Cancer Institute
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable
Job Category
Laboratory
Campus Location (For Posting) : City
Atlanta
Location : Name
Emory Clinic Bldg B

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Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Under minimal supervision, the Assistant Scientist, Bioinformatics performs a wide range of highly technical and complex bioinformatics procedures.
  • Qualification for this position requires demonstrated expertise in designing and developing software, databases, and interfaces for analyzing and manipulating research data applications including expertise with simple programming using Perl/Python or Java, statistical programming, web-development, and database query through SQL.
  • This role collaborates with researchers to develop high throughput data processing and analysis capability.
  • Directs and guides database searches and the computational analysis of resulting data.
  • Provides direct technical support and helps guide, implement, and maintain further improvements to bioinformatics software, databases, and interfaces and works with the entire bioinformatics team to diagnose and fix related issues.
  • May assist in grant and other funding applications, as necessary and appropriate.
  • Demonstrated ability to function as part of a team.
  • Performs other responsibilities as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • PhD in bioinformatics, computer science, biological or physical science and three years of experience.
  • Experience prior to achieving the PhD will be considered.

NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home temporarily during the COVID-19 pandemic, with intent to return to an Emory University location in the future.  Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

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