Bioinformatics Analyst

Oregon Health & Science University
Job Location
3303 SW Bond Avenue
Portland, OR 97239
Job Description

Knight Cardiovascular Research Institute at Oregon Health & Science University invites applications for a bioinformatics analyst. The purpose of this position is to be part of the newly formed KCVI Epigenetics Consortium and to support investigators from different groups with analysis of the data that will be generated by the epigenetics consortium. This includes performing bioinformatic analysis of next generation sequence data (e.g. ChIP-seq, Bisulfite Sequencing), scripting, using of open source software, developing pipelines and summarizing results. In addition, the analyst will help investigators with study design and data QC. The short-term projects will be defined and evaluated by the supervisor. This position requires a hard-working, dedicated individual with attention to detail. Strong computational skills are required for data analysis and documentation. Good oral and writing skills are required.


Master's degree in Bioinformatics, Computer Science or closely related field

3 years previous relevant research experience in bioinformatics analysis, including analysis of next-generation sequencing data

Demonstrated proficiency in Linux. Proficient in at least one scripting language (e.g. Python, Perl, C)

Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills

Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, in both written and oral formats

Ability to work both independently and in a small group setting, and one-on-one with collaborators in a positive and productive manner

Demonstrated independence and competence to perform data management and analysis of research finding, including use of spreadsheets, graphics and statistical programs

Ability to prioritize work demands, and coordinate research protocols with other staff

Quality control and review of data skills

High level of self-motivation and integrity

How to Apply

Please apply at:, job posting IRC54324

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