Associate Bioinformatics Scientist
The Coriell Institute for Medical Research is currently seeking a talented Bioinformatics Scientist to join our team and be responsible for collaborating with and supporting internal and external groups with the development and maintenance of next generation sequencing pipelines for analysis of RNA and DNA sequencing data. Prior professional experience in this area is helpful, although not required.
Reporting to the Director, Bioinformatics, this individual will support the research department. They should have the ability to work efficiently on multiple projects and crossfunctionally with diverse teams. The ideal candidate for this role has a Bachelor’s degree in either a biological or computational discipline. A Master’s degree is strongly preferred although not required.
Expected knowledge and skills:
• Working proficiency in Unix/Linux operating system
• Basic knowledge of R, and/or Python scripting language
• Basic proficiency in statistical testing
• Understanding of fundamental biological principles
• Familiarity with repositories of genomic data sets and analysis tools, such as TCGA, ICGC, COSMIC, ENCODE, ExAc, UCSC Genome Browser
Successful candidates will gain expertise in pipeline development, analysis and troubleshooting of multiomics data including RNA-Seq, ChIP-Seq, ATAC-Seq, Whole Genome and Exome sequencing and DNA methylation. If you are interested in applying for this opportunity, please email your resume, including a cover letter describing your relevant experience, to [Click Here to Email Your Resumé].
The Coriell Institute is a not for profit Research Institute founded in 1953 and dedicated to improving Human health through biomedical research. Coriell scientists lead research programs in personalized medicine, in cancer biology and treatment, in epigenetics of aging and Human health, and in genomics of opioid use disorder. Coriell hosts one of the world's leading biobanks, distributing biological samples and offering research and biobanking services to scientists in 85 countries around the globe. Coriell is the trusted steward of world-renowned collections for the National Institutes of Health, disease foundations and commercial clients. The Institute is also unlocking the promise of induced pluripotent stem cells and their role in disease research and drug discovery. For more information, visit www.coriell.org, like us on Facebook or follow @Coriell_Science on Twitter.