Post-Doc Fellowship

The Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen)
Job Location
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Job Description

This position entails bioinformatics analysis of cancer genome sequencing data from next generation sequencing technologies for assisting in clinical decision-making. The applicant will be involved in NGS data analysis and interpretation, and clinical genomics knowledge mining and content derivation. Both research assistant professor and post-doctoral fellowship positions are available.

The ideal applicant will have a keen understanding of cancer genomics and clinical research through publication(s). The ideal applicant should have a keen understanding of cancer pathways and targeted therapeutics through publication(s). While this will be a bioinformatics-focused position, emphasis will be given on individuals with some experimental training or knowledge, individuals with an understanding of cancer biology and/or individuals with drug development.

Significant experience (peer reviewed publication) in the generation of Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) data is desired. This includes all of the following: 1) Sample assessment (DNA and RNA), 2) Next Generation Sequencing library preparation and quality control for multiple platforms, 3) Intimate knowledge of Next Generation Sequencing systems, 4) Knowledge of tools used for NGS data processing and analysis of DNA and RNA human sequencing. Experience development of databases for curating cancer genome alterations for data mining and querying is a plus.


The candidate must have experience in Unix-based high-performance computing environments with demonstrated experience in statistical programming languages (R/S+/Matlab) and scripting languages (Perl/Python). Additional experience in C+/Java is helpful.

 Ph.D. in applicable field.

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About Our Organization

The Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) is a Phoenix, Arizona-based non-profit organization dedicated to conducting groundbreaking research with life changing results. TGen is focused on helping patients with cancer, neurological disorders and diabetes, through cutting edge translational research (the process of rapidly moving research towards patient benefit).  TGen physicians and scientists work to unravel the genetic components of both common and rare complex diseases in adults and children. Working with collaborators in the scientific and medical communities literally worldwide, TGen makes a substantial contribution to help our patients through efficiency and effectiveness of the translational process. For more information, visit:

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