Bioinformatics Analyst, Cancer

Organization
New York Genome Center
Job Location
New York, NY 10013
Job Description
  • Analyze cancer sequencing data using established pipelines;
  • Perform appropriate QC measures;
  • Implement, maintain and document data analysis pipelines and workflows;
  • Benchmark new tools for cancer sequencing data analysis and propose improvements;
  • Assist and collaborate with internal and external researchers on interpretation of sequencing data;
  • Summarize results in written or oral reports for bioinformatics scientists and internal researchers;
  • Assist bioinformatics scientists in preparing text and figures for manuscripts and external presentations.
Requirements
  • MS or BS with 2+ years work/research experience in bioinformatics, computer science, biology, biochemistry or similar;
  • 1+ years demonstrated exposure to NGS data analysis; experience using standard NGS analysis software (including samtools, GATK, Picard, bedtools, etc);
  • Exposure to cancer genomics preferred; experience with somatic variant calling a plus;
  • Programming skills in R, Python, Perl, BASH or similar;
  • Programming skills in C++ or Java a plus;
  • Experience working in a Linux environment;
  • Experience using an SGE cluster preferred;
  • Experience working with TCGA, COSMIC, 1000 Genomes, ENCODE, or GTEx data a plus;
  • Training in statistics or machine learning a plus;
  • Team oriented with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
How to Apply
About Our Organization

The New York Genome Center (NYGC) is an independent, non-profit organization that leverages the collaborative resources of leading academic medical centers, research universities, and commercial organizations. Our vision is to transform medical research and clinical care in New York and beyond through the creation of one of the largest genomics facilities in North America, integrating sequencing, bioinformatics, and data management, as well as performing cutting-edge genomics research. 

The New York Genome Center is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status. The New York Genome Center takes affirmative action in support of its policy to hire and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

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