Bioinformatician II – Genetics Research (Roussos Lab)

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    Website Mount Sinai

    Posted on: 27-04-22

    Profile: Bioinformatician II – Genetics Research (Roussos Lab)
    Organization: Mount Sinai, New York
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    Roles & Responsibilities: 

    The Bioinformatician II works with researchers and/or biologists on innovative genomic analyses of structural variation, epigenetics, and gene expression in an integrated environment combining experimental and bioinformatic approaches to human disease. This is a key role for a bioinformatics analyst who will lead a variety of projects and gain exposure to many productive areas of research. S/he develops/supports multiple research projects by delivering bioinformatics services for bio-medical data from cutting-edge genomic technologies
    This individual demonstrates strong statistical and biological programming proficiencies with proven expertise in genomic analysis and advanced knowledge of analytical methodologies.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Develop and lead a variety of bioinformatics analysis projects.
    • Write custom scripts for analysis of genomic data derived from high-throughput techniques.
    • Manage databases, conduct statistical and genomic analysis, and participate in the preparation of manuscripts and presentations.
    • Collaborate with wet-bench biologists and work independently to analyze data derived from several types of projects using microarrays and high-throughput sequencing.
    • Conducts analysis of microarray and high-throughput sequencing data, genome sequence analysis, experimental design and statistical analysis.
    • Performs quality control and analysis.
    • Other related duties as assigned.


    • M.S. in Bioinformatics, Computer Sciences, Statistics or related discipline. PhD. in related field preferred
    • 4 years of experience in research environment, including 2 years, manipulating large biological datasets
    • Advanced knowledge of genetics and/or statistics analysis software and online resources. Experience in programming environments such as Matlab, R statistical package, BioConductor, Perl and C++
    • Good organization and communication skills, with demonstrated ability to productively work as a member of a team. Strong verbal and written communication skills in English are required. Experience analyzing high-throughput genomic datasets

    Strength Through Diversity:

    The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together. We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care.

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