Senior Bioinformatics Scientist

Providence Health & Services
Job Location
Portland, OR 97213
Job Description

Providence is calling a Senior Bioinformatics Scientist to Providence Office Park in Portland, OR.

In this position, you will:
• Support Next-Generation Sequencing for translational research and clinical testing in oncology with an emphasis on immuno-oncology.
• Assume the role of Lead Bioinformatician for large scale Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) studies (WES, mRNAseq and WGS).
• Provide expert consultation and comprehensive data-analytic support for the design and conduct of NGS clinical and research studies.


Required qualifications for this position include:
• PhD in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology/Computer Science or a related area
• Linux/Unix, Python/Ruby, NGS data analysis experience, and fluency with commonly used bioinformatics tools (e.g. samtools, bedtools, Annovar, GATK, etc.)
• 3 - 5 years of professional level experience in genomics
• Significant computational experience
• Experience with large scale omics projects
• Deep understanding and expertise in genotyping, genome-wide association studies (GWAS) and NGS
• Understanding of clinical trial designs and clinical operations
• Demonstrated experience in accelerating or developing novel clinical applications with the use of biomarker or mechanism based patient or indication selection

Providence Health & Services is an equal opportunity employer who provides competitive benefits, a drug-free workplace and supports work/life balance.

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