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The Bioinformatics Analyst will work with whole genome sequence, RNA-sequencing, and genomic datasets to study structural birth defects. The individual in this position will be responsible for managing and analyzing these data to answer specific research questions in conjunction with study investigators. Activities include: managing genomic and phenotypic datasets, preparing documentation, scripts, and tools, preparing genomic-specific variables, depositing data and documentation in databases, merging data and manipulating files, troubleshooting data issues, visualizing results, and communicating results with the PI and collaborators.
Maintains software, hardware and the network in a bioinformatics setting or molecular modeling laboratory.
Supervises regular updates and recommends state-of-the-art enhancements.
Analyzes high throughput screening data and performs structure activity analyses to generate predictive correlations.
Applies a limited range of molecular modeling tools to refinement of high throughput screening hits.
Presents the models in a form that allows users to make decisions concerning the direction of an experimental program.
Performs related responsibilities as required.
- A Master's degree in biology, biostatistics, chemistry, biochemistry, bioinformatics, statistics, public health, computer science or related science or IT-based discipline; some student-related experience gained through formal Master's-level academic training.
The candidate should have demonstrable experience genomic data.
Proficiency in using R/Bioconductor, Plink, Linux command line, computational clusters or cloud environments is desirable.
Excellent data management, programming, and communication skills are required.
Applicants should provide a cover letter, resume, a brief statement of research skills, experience, and future goals, and the names and contact information for three references.
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.
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Job Number 109417
Job Type Regular Full-Time
Division School Of Medicine
Department SOM: Hum Gen: Admin
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable
Job Category Laboratory
Campus Location (For Posting) : City Atlanta
Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor