Full-time; Benefits Eligible
We are seeking a Bioinformatics Analyst to assist with the analysis and interpretation of genomic data for keystone IGM studies of rare inherited disorders, epilepsy, pediatric cancer, and behavioral health. This individual will participate in all aspects of next-generation sequencing analysis including data QC, analysis, interpretation, and publication. He or she should possess technical and analytical capabilities, enjoy solving complex problems, and possess a desire to improve our understanding of the role of the human genome in disease.
A background in laboratory medicine or biomedical research is required. Demonstrable knowledge of a programming language such as Python, Perl, Java, or C/C++ is strongly preferred. Experience in genomic laboratory techniques, data types, and analysis tools a plus. The ideal candidate will possess a strong interest in research exhibited by co-authorship on academic posters/papers and participation in scientific meetings at the local, regional, or national level.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential as the individual will work collaboratively with developers, scientists, and clinicians on projects that lead to publications and presentations at professional meetings.
Why Nationwide Children’s Hospital
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What Will You Be Doing?
The Koboldt Laboratory analyzes genomic data from patients and families for keystone IGM projects encompassing rare inherited conditions, epilepsy, cancer, and behavioral health. In essence, our purpose is to identify genomic variants that contribute to these conditions. As a bioinformatics analyst in this group, you will:
What Are We Looking For?
To fulfill this role successfully, you must possess these minimum qualifications and experience:
Your Benefits, Your Wellness:
As an employer, Nationwide Children’s recognizes the importance of the benefits we offer. We also recognize the importance of balancing your work and personal needs. Our benefits and Employee Wellness package is designed to:
Minimum Physical Requirements:
The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the individual so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.