Director, Bioinformatics Service

Organization
Center for Genomic Medicine; Miami Cancer Institute; Baptist Health South Florida
Job Location
Miami, FL 33146
Salary
To be negotiated; commensurate with experience
Benefits

Baptist Health South Florida offers a generous benefit package, including bonus potential.

Job Description

The Director of the Bioinformatics Service of the Center for Genomic Medicine, Miami Cancer Institute, will primarily be responsible for overseeing the development, implementation, and managing the evolution of bioinfomatics pipelines associated with a NGS-based molecular diagnostics laboratory in a CLIA-certified, CAP-accredited environment.  The incumbent will work closely with the Director of the Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory Service to implement this comprehensive clinical testing facility.  In addition, the successful candiate will also be responsible for similar duties with respect to an R&D laboratory embedded within the Center for Genomic Medicine.  The position reports to Jeff Boyd, PhD, Director of Translational Research and Genomic Medicine at the Miami Cancer Institute. 

Requirements

Desired requirements include a doctoral degree and 10 years of experience in bioinformatics/computational biology relevant to human cancer genetics/genomics, with deep experience in NGS-based technology. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in a clinical setting.

How to Apply

Send cover letter and CV to: Dr. Jeff Boyd, at JeffreyB@BaptistHealth.net

About Our Organization

Baptist Health South Florida is a seven hospital regional healthcare system receiving over one million patient visits per year, from South Florida and around the world.  The system boasts 15,000 employees and 2,200 physicians in virtually all specialties, many with national and international reputations.  The Miami Cancer Institute, scheduled to open in January, 2017, is the newest addition to the Baptist Health system.  It will offer compresensive clinical services, state-of-the-art technology, and cancer clinical trials supported by an Alliance with the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. This 400,000 square-foot facility will include the Center for Genomic Medicine, providing precision cancer medicine and genetic testing on-site.

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