Bioinformatics Research Specialist

Organization
Johns Hopkins
Job Location
Baltimore, MD 21231
Job Description

The Sol Goldman Pancreas Research Center at Johns Hopkins is seeking individuals with expertise in Bioinformatics.  This individual will become part of a dynamic team of researchers including genetic epidemiologists, cancer geneticists, molecular biologists, as well as clinicians focused on pancreatic cancer research ranging from identification of inherited risk factors, early detection, treatment to metastatic disease. This individual is responsible for the development and implementation of software programs and database tools for bioinformatics analysis of sequencing data and related types of genomic data primarily related to our ongoing studies of pancreatic cancer. They need to be familiar with the state-of-the-art software tools in the field of bioinformatics, and they are responsible with updating the software packages used by others in the research group. They are expected to maintain high standards of software engineering excellence and to present results that reflect these standards. Functions independently and in collaboration with faculty.

Requirements

Education:

Required:      Bachelor’s Degree in related field required (Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics)

Preferred:      Master’s Degree in BioInformatics, Computer Science 

Experience:

  • 2 years related experience
  • Experienced  in programming (unix, python, perl scripting)
  • Experienced with NGS sequencing data
How to Apply

email cover letter and resume to aklein1@jhmi.edu

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