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Bioinformaticist - Developmental Biology - 38142

Company name
Washington University

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Saint Louis, MO

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EOE Statement:

Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in science or related field plus 4 years of experience required

Job Type/Schedule:

This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.

Department Summary:

The Department of Developmental Biology at Washington University School of Medicine invites applications for a Bioinformaticist to join the newly formed Washington University Center for Regenerative Medicine. The Center is a trans-institutional initiative to promote and facilitate research in basic and translational regenerative medicine.

Department Name/Job Location:

This position is in the Department of  Developmental Biology.  This position is for the Medical School Campus.

Salary Range:

The hiring range for this position is $52,769 - $71,240 annually.

Benefits:

This position is eligible for full-time benefits.� Please visit our website at http://hr.wustl.edu to view a summary of benefits.

Internal Applicant Instruction:

This position is grade R11.

Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account.  If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor.   To attach these documents, go to:  My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.

Essential Functions:

POSITION SUMMARY:

We are seeking an outstanding colleague to join collaborative research and provide bioinformatics expertise.  Candidate will be able to collaborate with members of the Center of Regenerative Medicine  (http://devbio.wustl.edu/REGMED/) to analyze and interpret primary sequencing data (ChIP-seq, RNA-seq, genome/exome sequencing) by utilizing state of the art bioinformatics tools.  This position assists in developing and conducting research projects, including experimental design, data analysis, and documentation of experiment results.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Designs, develops, and implements:

Algorithms and computer software for analyzing high-throughput, massively parallel genomic data sets.

Relational databases (SQL/NoSQL) and web server maintenance.

Familiar with biological data storage and format, including genomics data search, query, verification, and submission.

Independent research projects, including design of research protocols and development of procedures for the collection, verification, and management of data.

Performs integrative analysis of high-throughput biological data and write interpretative reports.

Trains other researchers on the daily use of bioinformatics software and biology databases.

Assists with grant preparation and reporting of methods, data, and results.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s degree or Ph.D. in computer science or related field highly preferred.

Knowledge of developmental biology and/or regenerative medicine would also be a plus.

Experience with single cell sequencing and epigenomics would be highly preferred. 

Proficiency with Linux system, common programing languages (e.g., R, Python, Perl, PHP), and bioinformatics analysis tools is expected. 

Candidate should have excellent writing, communication and interpersonal skills.

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Washington University
Website : http://www.wustl.edu/

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Washington University in St. Louis’ mission is to discover and disseminate knowledge, and protect the freedom of inquiry through research, teaching and learning. Washington University creates an environment to encourage and support an ethos of wide-ranging exploration. Washington University’s faculty and staff strive to enhance the lives and livelihoods of students, the people of the greater St. Louis community, the country and the world.

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