Bioinformatics Associate Research Scientist

Organization: 
ST. JUDE CHILDREN'S RESEARCH HOSPITAL
Job Location: 
Memphis, Tennessee, United States, 38105
Job Description: 

Bioinformatics Associate Research Scientist
Memphis, TN

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
, located in Memphis, Tennessee, is a premier center for research and treatment of potentially fatal childhood diseases, including cancer and certain blood, genetic, and immunodeficiency disorders. The hospital's mission is to advance cures, and means of prevention, for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. St. Jude is dedicated to providing unsurpassed patient care and to advancing the health of children through biomedical research.

Currently, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital has an opening for a Bioinformatics Associate Research Scientist (Job Number 31047).

The Bioinformatics Associate Research Scientist in the Computational Biology Department participates in data analysis, data visualization, statistical analysis, experimental design, and database development. Provides bioinformatics analysis for interdepartmental investigators and communicate and discuss with investigators on analytical process and results. Participates in the Computational Biology Department's independent research. Assists in preparing and submitting manuscripts for publication. Contributes ideas to automate or improve existing analysis methods. Assists with establishing and documenting protocols or best practices for common research tasks. Ensures that efficient and prompt help is provided to the SJCRH investigators.

Requirements: 

Requirements:
PhD in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Bioinformatics, or related field required. PhD which must include research related to bioinformatics (such as analysis of sequence data, microarrays, SNPs, image data, proteomics data, or biological pathways; development of algorithms, statistical methods, or scientific software); OR If PhD with no bioinformatics research, then two years of pre-or postdoctoral experience in Computational Biology or Bioinformatics research is required.

Experience with programming languages such as Perl, C, or Java required.

St. Jude offers a positive working culture, professional advancement, & competitive compensation. Qualified applicants may apply for this position or others via our online process at www.stjude.org/jobs, searching under "Children's GMP Positions".

St. Jude is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace.

Candidates receiving offers of employment will be subject to pre-employment drug testing and background checks.

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Contact Information: 

Human Resources
ST. JUDE CHILDREN'S RESEARCH HOSPITAL
Memphis, Tennessee, United States, 38105
Apply Online: http://www.stjude.org/jobs

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ST. JUDE CHILDREN'S RESEARCH HOSPITAL