Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.
The Division of Behavioral Neuroscience & Psychiatric Disorders within the Emory National Primate Research Center at Emory University is currently seeking a bioinformatician to join our team. Our work consists of collection and analysis of behavioral data, single cell omics, spatial transcriptomics, and circuit tracing, recording, and manipulation.
The preferred candidate should have a prior background in authoring or co-authoring peer-reviewed publications in which the candidate’s contribution included analysis of genomic, transcriptomic, single nucleus RNA-sequencing/multiome, and/or spatial transcriptomics data. Experience with high performance computing clusters or Amazon Web Services, Linux command line, R, bash, Python, and PERL are preferred. The candidate will have the opportunity to contribute to grant applications, publications, and collaborations with clinical and translational research groups.
The ideal candidate should be motivated, dependable, detail-oriented, have a positive attitude and passion for research. The individual will be a team player who is willing to learn on the job and collaborate with lab members and center members. Additionally, the individual will work to ensure the highest quality of laboratory research support, and has good communication skills with co-workers, the management team, PI’s, research staff, students, and other support services.
Our Division is committed to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive research community. Applicants from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply, including backgrounds that have been historically underrepresented in the biomedical sciences.
EMORY NATIONAL PRIMATE RESEARCH CENTER (NPRC):
Dedicated to discovering causes, preventions, treatments, and cures of disease, Emory National Primate Research Center (EPC) is improving human and animal health and lives worldwide. One of seven NPRCs funded by the NIH, EPC conducts studies that make breakthrough discoveries possible. Learn more at http://enprc.emory.edu
PRE-EMPLOYMENT SCREENING STATEMENT:
Emory NPRC in conjunction with Emory University conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which may include the following: education verification, reference check, criminal and other background check, sex offender registry check, health assessment and possible drug screen. This also may include the validation of either COVID-19 vaccination records to include one booster or an approved Emory exemption if your position does not involve hands-on contact with animals and/or non-human primates (NHP) or in a clinical setting. Emory NPRC/EPC processing for clearance instructions will then follow.
NOTE: Position tasks are generally required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location. Remote work from home day options may be granted at department discretion. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.