Computational Scientist

Farmington, Connecticut, United States

SNAPSHOT

  • Full Time
  • 1
  • Sometimes
  • 7-10 years
  • Any work permit considered

Job Description

Summary

We our seeking a Computational Scientist to join the team; this is an opportunity to be involved in the use of state-of-the-art technologies to study the structural genomic variation in human biology, evolution and disease.

 

The Computational Scientist will work closely with a team of scientists involved in the ongoing studies which includes; accurate identification and characterization of structural variation (SV) in human and other vertebrate genomes, the development of new algorithm/approach for SV detection, and understanding genome evolution in vertebrate species and its impact on genome stability.

 

In addition, the Computational Scientist will participate in all Lee Lab activities and collaborations as assigned by the PI of the lab to the extent assigned. They include, and are not limited to, helping interns, post-doctoral fellows, scientists and grant writing. Furthermore, they will present results to The JAX community, at conferences and workshops.

Responsibilities

  • Computational Scientist carries out Computational analysis of omics data, algorithm implementation as well as bioinformatics programming and expert reasoning and leadership for the projects. Evaluate data for quality assurance and mining bioinformatics databases. Present the results at the international conferences and workshops and contributes the preparation of manuscripts
  • Computational Scientist independently establishes collaborations within, provide expert reasoning to the projects relevant to the scientist’s disciplines of research disciplines and lead or co-lead grant writing.

Qualifications

  • PhD is required with a concentration in Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Biostatistics or other related field
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in Bioinformatics research, excluding time spent to obtain PhD
  • Experience in High Throughput Sequence (HTS) data analysis (DNA Seq, mRNA Seq, ChIP Seq, micro RNA Seq etc), microarray data analysis, experimental design, data integration, algorithm development, development of sequence analysis tools (bioinformatics programming), evaluation of analytical tools and technology
  • Experience with “omics” data analysis, statistical genetics & Biostatistics.

 

IMPORTANT: All resumes must be submitted with a brief candidate summary that outlines the key qualifications required for this position as per the job description. Please showcase all skills and experience relevant to each requirement for THIS particular job. This write-up will be shared with the client along with the resume. Candidates without a proper write-up will not be forwarded to the client.

Questions from the employer

  • Do you have a PhD is required with a concentration in Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Biostatistics or other related field?
  • Do you have minimum of five (5) years of experience in Bioinformatics research, excluding time spent to obtain PhD
  • Do you have Experience in High Throughput Sequence (HTS) data analysis (DNA Seq, mRNA Seq, ChIP Seq, micro RNA Seq etc), microarray data analysis, experimental design, data integration, algorithm development, development of sequence analysis tools (bioinformatics programming), evaluation of analytical tools and technology?
  • Do you have Experience with “omics” data analysis, statistical genetics & Biostatistics?
  • IMPORTANT: Introductory Note - We require each candidate to have a brief summary submitted with the resume that will improve the chances of the hiring manager reviewing your resume and moving you forward in the hiring process. This is an opportunity for you to shine! Make it brief, concise and relevant to the requirements listed above. You have free text box on the line below to type and submit your Introductory Note.
  • Have you included a short, detail summary that outlines the key qualifications required for this position as per the job description in the Introductory Note field?

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