Bioinformatician

Organization: 
Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen)
Job Location: 
Phoenix, AZ
Job Description: 

TGen is looking for computational rock stars to analyze cancer genome sequencing data from next generation sequencing technologies for assisting in clinical decision-making. The applicant will be involved in NGS data analysis and interpretation, and clinical genomics knowledge mining and content derivation. Both master’s level positions and post-doctoral training fellowship positions are available. Multiple positions are available.

Job Description:

The successful applicant will be required to work independently and must be able to manage their time across multiple concurrent projects. The primary development language is Perl although expertise in other languages such as Java, C, C++, PHP and R also required. The development environment is UNIX.
This person will focus on developing analysis methods for DNA microarrays and next-generation sequencing, in order to identify the genetic basis of neurological disease, including bipolar disorder and autism. The incumbent will analyze research requirements by talking to researchers. Design, test, document and deploy software to meet requirements. Prepare journal publication detailing analysis.

Requirements: 

Job Requirements:
Master’s level degree in related field is desired
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Informatics or Computer Engineering is required.
At least a year of Bioinformatics experience is required
Experience analyzing NextGen data highly preferred.
Experience with using NIH databases is preferred
UNIX / Linux / Mac OS X
Relational database expertise including SQL and schema design
Object-oriented Perl
Java, C/C++, R/ S-plus
Strong statistics and mathematic skills highly preferred

Contact Information: 

How to Apply:
If you are interested in reading more about the position, TGen or benefits of working here, please go to http://careers.tgen.org .

Please apply to all the jobs you are interested in. Only resumes submitted through the TGen career website will be considered.

If you have any questions, please contact hr@tgen.org

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About Our Organization: 

About TGen

TGen is a non‐profit biomedical research institute based in Phoenix, Arizona, focused on research that can help patients with cancer, neurological disorders, diabetes and other debilitating conditions. Working with a worldwide network of collaborators in the scientific and medical communities, TGen researchers study the genetic components of both common and complex diseases. Through genomic analysis, we learn how DNA, genes and proteins – the microscopic building block of life – can affect human health. Our 35 lead investigators and nearly 200 support personnel at sites in Phoenix, Scottsdale and Flagstaff, Arizona, are dedicated to improving patient care and quality of life through precision medicine, best defined as the right therapy, for the right patient, at the right time.