Bioinformatics Analyst, Lappalainen & Satija labs

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

The Lappalainen and Satija labs at the New York Genome Center are looking for a highly motivated, detail-oriented individual to join the two teams, with an equal share of time spent with each lab. The individual will be responsible for analysis of functional genomics data sets, including software development and applying bioinformatics pipelines. The Satija lab works on single-cell RNA-sequencing, and the Lappalainen lab focuses on large-scale genotype and RNA-sequencing data analysis as well as genome editing with CRISPR. Both labs consist of scientists with computational and experimental expertise, and the work will be performed in collaboration with experienced computational biologists.

Job duties will include:

  • Develop, benchmark and implement novel analysis approaches and software;
  • Analyze sequencing data using established workflows;
  • Assist in management of internally and externally produced data sets;
  • Assist in computational analyses related to diverse research projects;
  • Document and present results in written or oral reports to other lab members.
Requirements
  • BS or MS degree in bioinformatics, computer science, biology, biochemistry or similar;
  • Excellent programming skills in R, Python, BASH;
  • 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;
  • Exposure or training in NGS data analysis, functional genomics and/or human genetics preferred.
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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