Research IT and Bioinformatics 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 to develop an online resource for genomic research in alcohol and liver pathology.

The successful applicant will be part of a multidisciplinary project funded by National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, and will take part in the development of an online resource to integrate multiple genome-scale and pathway-scale data sets obtained in the context of alcoholic liver pathology. 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 computer sciences, computational biology, or a related field, with significant experience in programming in PHP, JavaScript, Perl, MySQL, and Linux/UNIX systems. Demonstrated experience in building online tools and databases is desirable. Knowledge of R/BioConductor programming and online databases/tools in performing bioinformatics analysis are desirable but not required. 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.