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Bioinformatics Scientist

Lifespan Academic Medical Center (Brown University)
Job Location
Providence, RI 02903
Job Description

The Department of Pathology at The Miriam Hospital and Rhode Island Hospital is seeking a bioinformatics scientist to join the Lifespan Academic Medical Center.  Minimum requirements include:  M.S. or Ph.D. or M.D. in a field related to analysis of genetic sequence data along with expertise and experience in bioinformatics and/or biomedical informatics.  Additional certification in medical genetics or biomedical molecular diagnostics will be favorably considered.


  • Basic knowledge of molecular biology and genomics
  • Proficient in Python, or similar programming language, and Linux/Unix/Mac environment
  • Experience in analyzing next generation sequencing (NGS) data (DNA-seq, RNA-seq etc.) is strongly preferred
  • Familiarity with commonly used databases and bioinformatics tools for NGS data analysis (eg. BEDTools, SAMtools, IGV, ANNOVAR, Bowtie, GATK, ChimeraScan, UCSC Genome Browser, Galaxy, etc.)
  • Experience with R, Perl, Java, HTML/CSS, SPSS/SAS or similar, and SQL is preferred
  • Experience developing analysis and reporting pipelines for clinical tests is preferred.


Faculty appointment is available at a rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, based on experience and qualifications.


The Miriam Hospital/Rhode Island Hospital is an EEO/AA employer and encourages applications from minorities, women and protected persons.


Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a candidate is hired or the search is closed. 

How to Apply

Please apply through Interfolio System at Please contact Nimesh R. Patel, MD (Director of Molecular Pathology) at with any questions.

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