Bioinformatics Analyst, Hannon Group | GenomeWeb

Bioinformatics Analyst, Hannon Group

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

The Hannon group at the New York Genome Center is looking for a highly motivated, detail-oriented individual to join its team. The individual will be responsible for analyzing a variety of next generation sequencing data types, including RNAseq datasets, small RNA datasets, and complete genomic sequences. This will support projects related to breast cancer, both early disease and metastasis, and RNA biology in germ cells.

Job duties will include:

  • Develop and apply analysis approaches;
  • Implement, execute and document NGS data analysis workflows;
  • Analyze sequencing data using established workflows;
  • Assist and collaborate on analyses of NGS data;
  • Perform appropriate QC measures and analyses on NGS data.
  • BS or MS degree in bioinformatics, computer science, biology, biochemistry or similar;
  • Demonstrated exposure to NGS data analysis;
  • Programming skills in R, Python, Java, BASH or similar;
  • Experience working in a Linux environment;
  • Team oriented with excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Training in statistics or machine learning preferred;
  • Programming skills in C++ or Java preferred;
  • Experience using an SGE cluster preferred.
How to Apply

To apply, visit

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.

Bitesize Bio offers some word of wisdom for designing a new lab.

A study finds that some women choose science majors later in their college careers.

The US National Labor Relations Board rules that graduate assistants have the right to unionize.

Sociologists find that dual-career programs are important for recruiting female academics, Inside Higher Ed reports.