Bioinformatics Analyst (Epigenomics and RNA)

New York Genome Center
Job Location
New York, NY 10013
Job Description

The New York Genome Center is looking for a highly motivated, detail-oriented individual to join our rapidly expanding informatics division in the computational biology group. As Bioinformatics Analyst (Epigenomics/RNA), you will be responsible for the analysis of next-generation sequencing (NGS) data, including but not limited to chromatin immunoprecipitation, whole genome bisulfite sequencing, transposase accessible chromatin sequencing, and RNA sequencing. You will be responsible for maintaining and developing new features for current pipelines. You will work as part of a team of analysts and scientists led by experienced bioinformatics scientists.

Job duties might include:

  • Analyze sequencing data using established workflows;
  • Perform appropriate QC measures;
  • Implement, execute and document data analysis pipelines and workflows;
  • Benchmark new tools for sequencing data analysis and propose improvements;
  • Develop and apply novel analysis approaches;
  • Assist and collaborate with internal and external researchers on analyses of NGS 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.
  • MS degree with 2+ years work/research experience or PhD in epigenomics, functional genomics, biochemistry, molecular biology, bioinformatics, biostatistics, computer science, physics, mathematics or similar with demonstrable computational skills required;
  • Experience building efficient automatable, analysis pipelines;
  • Experience analyzing and interpreting epigenomics and RNA data (ChIP-seq, DNA methylation, whole transcriptome etc.). Familiarity with relevant tools, databases, and knowledge base;
  • Experience working in a Linux environment, experience with SGE preferred;
  • Programming skills in R, Python, Perl, BASH;
  • Experience using common bioinformatics tools (GATK, bedtools, samtools, picard, etc.);
  • Team oriented with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
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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.

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