Bioinfoformatics Associate Research Scientist

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Job Location: 
Memphis, TN
Job Description: 

Job Title Bioinfoformatics Associate Research Scientist
Department Computational Biology
Job Number 31709

Job Description:
The Bioinformatics Associate Research Scientist in the Computational Biology Department participates in data analysis, statistical analysis, experimental and analytical design, and data management for large-scale cancer genomics/proteomics studies. Participate in collaborative research with interdepartmental investigators and communicate and discuss with investigators on analytical process and results. Actively participates in methods development for integrating gene expression, protein expression and protein post-translational modifications. Responsible for or 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 response is provided to the SJCRH investigators



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 (2) 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.





Contact Information: 

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About Our Organization: 

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, founded by the late entertainer Danny Thomas, is one of the world's premier centers for the research and treatment of pediatric cancer and other catastrophic childhood diseases. St. Jude is the first and only pediatric cancer center to be designated as a Comprehensive Cancer Center by the National Cancer Institute. Children from all 50 states and from around the world have come through the doors of St. Jude for treatment, and thousands more around the world have benefited from the research conducted at St. Jude - research that is shared freely with the global medical community. St. Jude is the only pediatric cancer research center where families never pay for treatments that are not covered by insurance. No child is denied treatment because of a family's inability to pay.