Sr. Bioinformatics Scientist - Genome Center

Children's Mercy Hospital
Job Location
Kansas City, MO 64108
Job Description

Job Responsibilities:

Provides bioinformatics leadership, analysis and software development support to enable interpretation of genomic data. Works with the Director of Bioinformatics to design and develop analytical solutions that integrate with and augment existing informatics capability within the genome center and the hospital. Works directly with medical and scientific staff to define computational strategies and assist with experimental design and hypothesis generation. Performs in-depth analysis for research projects and assist in the definition, validation and implementation of clinical applications. Assists with personnel management as needed with a focus on leading efforts within a defined project or primary functional area of expertise.



Job Requirements:

  • Master's degree in Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Biostatistics, Computational Biology or Biology
    • 7 years of experience could be accepted in lieu of a Master's degree
  • 5 years of experience required
  • Programming experience in Linux or other Unix operating system; Java, C# or C++; Perl, python or ruby scripting language
  • Significant experience with sequencing data and technologies, sequence analysis tools and methods, bioinformatics data formats and public genomic databases
  • Significant domain knowledge as evidenced by co-authorship of manuscripts
How to Apply


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About Our Organization

We are the only free-standing children's hospital between St. Louis and Denver and provide comprehensive care for patients from birth to 21. Children's Mercy consistently is ranked among the leading children's hospitals in the nation. We were the first hospital in Missouri or Kansas to earn the prestigious Magnet designation for excellence in patient care from the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

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