Computational Biologist II - Bioinformatics
Categories: Research & Laboratory Support
Full/Part Time/PRN: Full-Time
Experience and Education
Master's degree in Computer Science or a related field of biological science, and two (2) years related research experience in bioinformatics and computational biology.
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field of biological science, and four (4) years related research experience in bioinformatics and computational biology.
Manage computer hardware and software programming and maintenance for one or more research laboratories. Ensure existing systems meet the continuing needs of the labs and/or recommend and test new systems as necessary.
Perform or direct others to perform complex data analysis related to specialized research methodologies and results. Manage assigned research projects with minimal input from the Principle Investigator.
Develop and/or modify software to support new and ongoing research projects.
Resolve hardware, software, and network issues in support of the laboratory.
Oversee the development and maintenance of complex databases to support new and ongoing research projects.
Prepare research reports for presentation, and assist with preparation of manuscripts for publication.
May specialize in bioinformatics, software development, network administration, or hardware/software maintenance.
Perform other duties as assigned.
- Lead help desk, user support, issue management, and educational efforts within the bicf
- Utilize existing pipelines to process and analyze high-throughput sequencing data, including DNASeq, RNASeq, ChIPSeq, etc
- Manage and organize all bioinformatics sequencing data in the lab including reference data from public databases
- Download large public datasets that might need to be manually or semi-manually curated
- Use existing NGS software tools and modifying R scripts
- Generate figures and statistical analyses
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