Bioinformatics analyst/scientist

The Foundation for Embryonic Competence (FEC)
Job Location
Basking Ridge, NJ 07920

Competitive compensation and benefit package

Job Description

Job responsibilities include the following:

-       Implementing and maintaining data analysis pipelines and LIMS to support smooth operation of an expanding and high volume clinical laboratory for a number of PGS/PGD diagnostic assays.

-       Developing analysis methods and algorithms to support research projects. A wide variety of projects involving different types of NGS-based datasets (for copy number analysis, variant analysis, RNASeq, etc.) as well as other high throughput datasets are routinely analyzed.

-       Data analysis for clinical trials and external collaboration projects.

-       LIMS support for research.

-       Helping with data management, data queries, and reports to support research and business needs.

-       Efficient communication and close collaboration with clinical and research lab scientists, lab technicians, genetics counselors, medical doctors and internal and external researchers are required.



-       Master’s degree is required. PhD is preferred.

-       Experience in data analysis, scripting, and Linux is required. Programming experience and formal background in bioinformatics, computer science, statistics, biophysics, or data science is preferred.

-       Experience in python, R, and SQL is required. Experience in C#, .net, JavaScript, angularJS, etc is strongly preferred.

-       Experience with NGS, microarray, and high throughput data analysis is preferred.

-       Experience in statistical data analysis, statistical genetics, and/or machine learning is valued.

-       Willingness to adapt to changing needs and the ability to learn new things as project requirements go are crucial.

-       Ability to multitask and work independently when needed.

-       Excellent communication skills.

-       Internships can be considered for graduating PhD students.

How to Apply

Email resume and cover letter to

About Our Organization

The Foundation for Embryonic Competence (FEC) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing knowledge and enhancing outcomes in embryonic research, diagnosis, and education. We provide diagnostic tests for patients who are undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF).

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