Bioinformatics Research Assistant

Thomas Jefferson University
Job Location: 
Philadelphia, PA
Job Description: 

The Daniel Baugh Institute (DBI) at the Thomas Jefferson University offers a Research Assistant position in applying bioinformatics methods to study multi-scale regulatory networks underlying the development and maintenance of hypertension.

The successful applicant will be part of a multidisciplinary project funded by National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, and National Institute of General Medical Sciences, and will take part in the bioinformatics and analysis aspects of studying the molecular regulatory networks relevant to hypertension. The position offers excellent scientific opportunities for cross training in leading edge quantitative and bioinformatics methods in a highly stimulating and diverse environment.

The position is available immediately.


The ideal candidate should have a B.S. or M.S. in bioinformatics, computational biology, or a related field, with significant research experience in application of bioinformatics tools and methods. Experience in R/BioConductor programming, gene expression data analysis, and in using online tools for performing bioinformatics analysis are required. Knowledge of Perl, PHP, and MySQL are desirable but not required. Candidates with proven track record of working on bioinformatics research projects are preferred. This position requires a significant amount of teamwork and excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.

Contact Information: 

Send CV, two letters of references, and a cover letter stating your reasons for applying to:

Dr. Raj Vadigepalli

About Our Organization: 

The DBI focuses on mammalian systems biology by combining experimental studies of biomedical problems with matched computational and mathematical analyses.