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Bioinformatics Scientist / Data Scientist


Headquarters: Charlotte, NC
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Are you passionate about learning? Do you have a passion for mixing Bioinformatics with Technology? Are you a hand on learner? This position focuses on analyzing NGS data sets with an emphasis on custom targeted panels. Develop a CLIA compliant pipeline for the processing of sequencing data. The ability to develop, evaluate and implement new techniques will be essential.

Key Responsibilities:

  • You will analyze VCF files from targeted sequencing (Illumina platform) generated for internal and external partnerships
  • Evaluate and improve community/open source tools for variant data analysis, including developing reports encompassing SNP analysis and INDEL.
  • Develop or extend in-house workflow to streamline NGS data analysis workflow and visualization

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • PhD in bioinformatics or equivalent experience
  • At least 5 years post-doctoral / professional experience
  • Phenomenal familiarity with NGS analysis techniques (DNA-, RNA-, and Custom Panel design)
  • Experience with setting up a pipeline analysis for NGS sequencing data
  • Experienced user of shell scripting, R Programming Language, Python, Java, and the setting up of analysis pipelines
  • Adept at applying different statistical tests appropriately to different datasets
  • Location: The SF Bay area preferred. (Open to other location, in which case, there will be 20% travelling requirement to the HQ in the SF Bay area.)
  • Familiar with regression modelling and development of prediction algorithms (Nice to have)
  • Experience working within a clinical environment as well as working with partners (Nice to have)
  • International reputation in bioinformatics (evidenced by peer reviewed publications) (Nice to have)

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