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Cedars-Sinai Research Bioinformatician I - AGCT Core in Los Angeles, California

As a Research Bioinformatician I, you will be a vital part of The Applied Genomics Computation and Translational Core. Under close supervision, you will perform general bioinformatics analysis and software support for projects involving in omics. You will manage omic data including loading and querying data from database system and public repositories, and transform and merge multilevel omic data into user-friendly formats, assist in development, test, and maintenance of modular software pipelines, provide daily bioinformatics data analysis, preliminary interpretation of the data, and reports of the results for possible publications.

  • Manage ‘omic data including loading and querying data from database system and public repositories and transform and merge multi-level ‘omic data into user-friendly formats, assist in development, test, and maintenance of modular software pipelines, provide daily bioinformatics data analysis, preliminary interpretation of the data, and reports of the results for possible publications.

  • Manipulate large datasets from whole genome type scans, perform tests to determine biological significance, and visualize biologically meaningful data.

  • Utilize a variety of basic analysis tools to determine things like genetic linkage, gene expression profiles, and molecular classifiers from data generated from microarrays, qPCR data, and Next Gen Sequencing.

  • Assist in specific advanced collaborations with the Core Directors collaborative lead research as well as help to translate developmental pipelines for filtering and analyzing these large datasets.

  • Summarizes data analyses results in the form suitable as the basis for the first draft of written reports, and makes preliminary interpretations of the data.

  • Manages data including loading and querying data from database systems, downloading omic data from public repositories, and transforming data to the necessary formats.

  • Helps to identify, evaluate, and incorporate relevant algorithms and software pipelines by reviewing pertinent literature in bioinformatics and computational biology.

Education:

  • Master of Science Degree in Computer Science, Electric Engineering, Computational biology, or Bioinformatics, or Master of Science/ Engineering in relevant fields (e.g. Biology with strong quantitative training, biostatistics with concentration in bioinformatics)

Experience:

  • 0-3 years industry/academic experience directly related to bioinformatics in genomics (i.e. genomics, transcriptomics, epigenomics, resequencing analysis, etc.).

  • Expertise in developing and supporting NGS data processing and analysis pipeline.

  • Proficiency in programming languages such as Perl, Python, R and Bash; experience with Java, C++, Javascript, HTML or PHP is preferred.

  • Proficiency in Unix/Linux, HPC environment is highly desirable.

  • Strong ability to act in a consultative manner with investigators on data analysis; and be able to work independently, manage priorities, and accurately produce results in a timely manner.

  • Have the ability to completely define an analytical approach for defined scientific questions.

  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills.

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.

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