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Position: Bioinformatician A
Institution: University of Pennsylvania
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Duties: The Bushman lab is seeking a skilled bioinformatician to join our team. Ideally, the candidate will possess strong data processing skills preferably in the UNIX/Linux environment. This position will provide bioinformatics support to the PI, visiting scientists and research collaborators, manage biomedical data, construct data analysis piplelines, develop bioinformatics applications, report and publish findings
Requirements: A Bachelor's Degree in a scientific or engineering discipline and 3 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. Completed coursework in bioinformatics, biology, computer science, and statistics. Experience in scientific computing working in a UNIX/Linux environment. Perl/Python scripting, and biology/bioinformatics required. Additional experience in statistical analysis, programming in R, parallel/distributed computing, and database management would be helpful
   
Text: Careers@Penn You may choose to display a cookie banner on the external site. You must specify the message in the cookie banner and may add a link to a relevant policy. If you are unfamiliar with these requirements, please seek the advice of legal counsel. Skip to main content Careers@Penn Bioinformatician A Med JPM-Microbiology University Overview The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning. Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play. The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more. Posted Job Title Bioinformatician A Job Profile Title Bioinformatician A Job Description Summary The Bushman lab is seeking a skilled bioinformatician to join our team. Ideally, the candidate will possess strong data processing skills preferably in the UNIX/Linux environment. This position will provide bioinformatics support to the PI, visiting scientists and research collaborators, manage biomedical data, construct data analysis piplelines, develop bioinformatics applications, report and publish findings. Job Description Bioinformatician A will spend much of their time developing and implementing bioinformatic methods for analysis of large sequence-based microbiome data sets. They will interact with the PI, visiting scientists and research collaborators daily using a wide array of experimental designs; manage the laboratory information manager system (LIMs); troubleshoot any problems that may occur during a study, including bug fixes, database maintenance, and custom statistical analysis; supervise staff that are participating in the project carrying out analysis of deep sequencing data to characterize host-microbe interactions. The bioinformatician will also keep the PI and collaborators appraised of project progress, and will plan and carry out new bioinformatic analysis and statistical methods development. The successful applicant will prepare written reports for publication and grant submission and present results at national meetings regarding new tools and finds. Qualifications: A Bachelor's Degree in a scientific or engineering discipline and 3 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. Completed coursework in bioinformatics, biology, computer science, and statistics. Experience in scientific computing working in a UNIX/Linux environment. Perl/Python scripting, and biology/bioinformatics required. Additional experience in statistical analysis, programming in R, parallel/distributed computing, and database management would be helpful. This position is contingent upon funding. Job Location - City, State Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Department / School Perelman School of Medicine Pay Range $50,684.00 - $91,232.00 Affirmative Action Statement Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class. Special Requirements Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job. Posted 30+ Days Ago Full time JR00015477 About Us The University of Pennsylvania's special character is reflected in the diversity of the Penn community. We seek talented faculty and staff who will constitute a vibrant community that draws on the strength that comes with a substantive institutional commitment to diversity along dimensions of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, veteran status, interests, perspectives, and socioeconomic status. Grounded in equal opportunity, nondiscrimination, and affirmative action, Penn's robust commitment to diversity is fundamental to the University's mission of advancing knowledge, educating leaders for all sectors of society, and public service. The University of Pennsylvania prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class. Follow Us © 2021 Workday, Inc. All rights reserved. Careers@Penn page is loaded
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