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Bioinformatics Analyst I

Organization
Baylor College of Medicine Human Genome Sequencing Center
Job Location
One Baylor Plaza
Houston, TX 77030
Job Description

The Baylor College of Medicine Human Genome Sequencing Center (BCM-HGSC) is seeking to recruit a Bioinformatics Analyst.  The BCM-HGSC was founded in 1996 under the leadership of Dr. Richard Gibbs and is a world leader in genomics. The fundamental interests of the BCM-HGSC are in advancing biology and genetics by improved genome technologies. As one of the three large-scale sequencing centers funded by the National Institutes of Health, the BCM-HGSC provides a unique opportunity to work on the cutting edge of genomic science in a state of the art institution.

Essential functions and duties: 

  • Will assist with the on-going clinical bioinformatic analysis.
  • Perform validations and benchmarks on new features in bioinformatics pipeline.
  • Prepares reports and is able to present/communicate clearly.
  • Manages data life cycle and maintains efficient computational data footprint.
  • Supports the group with tool and pipeline development efforts.
  • Is organized, methodical and contributes towards best practices. Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
Requirements
  • Required: B.S/M.S. in Bioinformatics or Computer Science with 1-2 years of related work experience, or equivalent experience.
  • Linux background with at least 2 yrs hand-on experience experience working on unix terminal.
  • Experience in a scripting language (Perl, Python, Ruby, Shell).
  • Prior development experience in a research, industry or clinical environment with understanding of the software development cycle.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and overlapping deadlines.
  • Experience with Next-Gen Sequencing analysis tools and workflows (bwa,vcftools, BEDtools, SAMtools, Picard, etc)

 

Additional:

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, is required.
  • Understanding of biological processes and genomics is a plus.
How to Apply

Submit your Resume and CV to:

Lita Abreu
Human Resources Manager
Human Genome Sequencing Center
Baylor College of Medicine
1 Baylor Plaza
Mail stop: BCM226
Houston, TX 77030-3411

E-mail: eabreu@bcm.edu

Phone: 713-798-3936

About Our Organization

The Baylor College of Medicine Human Genome Sequencing Center (BCM-HGSC) was founded in 1996 under the leadership of Dr. Richard Gibbs and is a world leader in genomics. The fundamental interests of the BCM-HGSC are in advancing biology and genetics by improved genome technologies. As one of the three large-scale sequencing centers funded by the National Institutes of Health, the BCM-HGSC provides a unique opportunity to work on the cutting edge of genomic science in a state of the art institution.

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