Bioinformatics Programmer

NYU Langone Medical Center
Job Location
One Park Avenue
4th Floor
New York, NY 10016

We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Bioinformatics Programmer. 

Job Description

In this role, the successful candidate Bioinformatician for next-generation sequencing data management and analysis of data generated by Next-Generation DNA sequencers (Illumina, 454) in a DNA sequencing core Facility.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for setting up an analysis pipeline to process raw instrument output and conduct downstream bioinformatics analysis.
  • Responsible for mapping to reference genomes, de novo assembly, cancer variant detection, expression analysis, ChIP-seq etc.
  • Curation of sequence data, data quality control, and communication with diverse investigators are also important.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Read relevant scientific literature and product updates, make suggestions to improve data analysis methods.



Minimum Qualifications:
To qualify you must have a minimum of a MS in Computer science, Bioinformatics or a related area. Candidates must have expertise in Unix/Linux operating systems and shell scripting, and have experience with programming languages including Perl, Python, and Java.

Preferred Qualifications:
PhD in Computer science, Bioinformatics or a related area. Strong computing skills and an interest in biological problems with training in a quantitative discipline (engineering, physics, mathematics, biophysics) preferred.

Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

About Our Organization

NYU Langone Medical Center, a world-class, patient-centered, integrated, academic medical center, is one of the nation’s premier centers for excellence in clinical care, biomedical research and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of four hospitals – Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation; the Hospital for Joint Diseases, one of only five hospitals in the nation dedicated to orthopaedics and rheumatology; and Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children’s health services across the medical center – plus the NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. The medical center’s tri-fold mission to serve, teach and discover is achieved 365 days a year through the seamless integration of a culture devoted to excellence in patient care, education and research. 

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