Clinical Pipeline Bioinformatics Analyst

Organization: 
Baylor College of Medicine
Job Location: 
Houston, TX
Benefits: 

Medcial, dental, vision, tuition reimbursement, retirement, etc.

Job Description: 

Clinical Pipeline Analyst - Bioinformatics Analyst (WGL)

The Human Genome Sequencing Center (HGSC) at Baylor College of Medicine seeks an enthusiastic individual to work with software in a rapidly evolving research environment to support the advance of next generation sequencing technology and genomics research. This position will be responsible for the analysis of clinical sequence data.

As one of three large-scale sequencing centers funded by the National Institutes of Health, HGSC provides a unique opportunity to work with cutting-edge genomic scientists.

Responsibilities:
*Perform analysis, troubleshoot, and document the analysis of clinical next generation sequencing data.
*Participate in the design, testing, and deployment of extensions of the existing production analysis systems, as well as new versions of them.
*Provide support of the existing clinical production sequence QC and analysis systems, including the resolution of custom user and data retrieval requests.
*Ensure that all CLIA requirements are being met by the software and environment.
*Apply analytical skills and creativity to solve diverse and challenging problems.
*Communicate regularly with customers and supervisory staff about analysis and progress.
*Present analysis status in weekly meetings and contribute to publications.

Requirements: 

B.S. in biological sciences or bioinformatics.

Minimum Job Experience: Strong computational/analytical skills; including experience with the following: UNIX environment; Clustered computing: (MOAB/Torque, PBS, or LSF familiarity); Next-generation analysis toolkits (PICARD, GATK, Samtools, etc.). Competency with a scripting language such as Perl.

Preferences:
*Excellent knowledge of public biological database and software for annotation of variant data.
*Ability to handle and prioritize multiple project analysis.
*Ability to function independently and solve technical problems.

Contact Information: 

Please apply directly to 225302JC at www.medschooljobs.org

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.

About Our Organization: 

Baylor College of Medicine is located in the Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX. Houston is ranked the top #1 on Kiplinger's 2008 Best Cities. It is the fourth most populous city in the United States, and an international city that is a leader in the arts, education, and health care.

The Human Genome Sequencing Center (HGSC) at Baylor College of Medicine is one of three large-scale sequencing centers funded by the National Institutes of Health, HGSC provides a unique opportunity to work with cutting-edge genomic scientists.