Nationwide Children's Hospital

IGM - Bioinformatics Analyst - Koboldt Lab

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(7/23/2020 2:51 PM)
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Bioinformatics Analyst 


Full-time; Benefits Eligible


We are seeking a Bioinformatics Analyst- The Bioinformatics Analyst I is responsible for assisting in all aspects of next-generation sequencing analysis including data generation, analysis, interpretation, and publication. He or she should possess strong data processing and data quality control abilities, enjoy solving complex problems and possess a desire to make an impact in medical care through advancing our understanding of the role of the human genome in disease. Excellent verbal and written communication skills will be essential as the individual will work collaboratively with developers, scientists, and clinicians on projects that lead to publications and presentations at professional meetings. The candidate will also be encouraged to participate in bioinformatics related discussions, group meetings and presentations for the IGM. Specific competencies may vary based upon area of specialty within the IGM Computational Genomics Group. Previous experience in bioinformatics or computational biological background is preferred but not required for this position.


Why Nationwide Children’s Hospital

The moment you walk through our doors, you can feel it. When you meet one of our patient families, you believe it. And when you talk with anyone who works here, you want to be part of it, too. Welcome to Nationwide Children’s Hospital, where Passion Meets Purpose.

Here, Everyone Matters. We’re 13,000 strong. And it takes every single one of us to improve the lives of the kids we care for, and the kids from around the world we’ll never even meet. Kids who are living healthier, fuller lives because of the knowledge we share. We know it takes a Collaborative Culture to deliver on our promise to provide the very best, innovative care and to foster new discoveries, made possible by the most groundbreaking research. Anywhere.

Ask anyone with a Nationwide Children’s badge what they do for a living. They’ll tell you it’s More Than a Job. It’s a calling. It’s a chance to use and grow your talent to make an impact that truly matters. Because here, we exist simply to help children everywhere.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital. A Place to Be Proud.


What Will You Be Doing?

  • Run standardized genomic data analysis pipelines, mange data and prepare reports and figures for presentations and publications. Deliver and explain analysis results to investigators.
  • Participate in the validation and deployment of in-house bioinformatics tools.
  • Evaluate and integrate community-developed bioinformatics tools.
  • Perform quality control on data produced for and by the Computational Genomics Group. Monitor and aggregate metadata of informatics systems.
  • Work with biologists and bioinformatics scientists to extract biological information from next-generation sequencing data.
  • Support a wide variety of research via data analysis, statistical analysis, and experimental design.
  • Maintain awareness of current literature and bioinformatics tools in relevant areas.
  • Assist with software development. Basic training will be provided as necessary, and opportunities will increase with experience.


What Are We Looking For?

To fulfill this role successfully, you must possess these minimum qualifications and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in biology, molecular genetics, computer science, bioinformatics or related field. M.S degree in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Biostatistics or a related discipline a plus.
  • Superior attention to detail and adherence to quality standards.
  • Experience in a Linux/Unix environment and familiarity with scripting and process automation (Python/Perl, shell) a plus.


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:

  • Empower you to be a conscientious health care consumer through educational and wellness activities
  • Establish a work environment that promotes health and well-being
  • Support your financial protection and security in retirement
  • Most of our positions are benefits’ eligible from day 1.


Minimum Physical Requirements:

  • Sitting Frequently (33-66%)
  • Talking on phone/in person Frequently (33-66%)
  • Typing on a keyboard Constantly (67-100%)
  • Standing/walking Frequently (33-66%)

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.


EOE M/F/Disability/Vet


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