Bioinformatics Analyst – CPMG

    Bioinformatics Analyst

    Website Columbia University in the City of New York

    • Requisition no: 526437
    • Work type: Full Time
    • Location: Medical Center
    • School/Department: Medicine
    • Grade: Grade 103
    • Categories: Research (Lab and Non-Lab)
    • Job Type: Officer of Administration
    • Bargaining Unit: n/a
    • Regular/Temporary: Regular
    • End Date if Temporary: n/a
    • Hours Per Week: 35
    • Salary Range: Commensurate with experience
    • Date Posted: Jun 03, 2022

    Position Summary

    The Bioinformatics Team in the Center for Precision Medicine and Genomics (CPMG) is looking for a highly motivated Bioinformatics Analyst to join a talented group of bioinformatics scientists/statisticians and programmers to perform NGS data analysis. This position will work under the direction of the Bioinformatics lead and Director of CPMG


    • Work with faculty and a team of genome analysts to analyze and interpret sequence data.
    • Support research studies with bioinformatics and statistical analyses by implement computational models, managing database, and utilizing various statistical packages.
    • Contribute to the development of new platforms and solutions for large integrative analysis of genomic data.
    • Assist in the collection and analysis of new pipelines and methods for analyzing NGS datasets.
    • Perform other related duties as needed.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in STEM discipline or equivalent in education, training and experience, plus two years of related experience
    • Demonstrated problem-solving skills
    • Ability to work effectively within a team
    • Strong organization and communication skills
    • Willingness and initiative to seek out and learn novel tools, methods, and technologies within a quickly evolving field

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Strong programming skills (Python, Java or R) and experience in *NIX environments
    • Solid understanding of genetics, bioinformatics and statistics as applied to NGS datasets
    • Experience analyzing large NGS data

    Other Requirements

    • Successful completion of applicable compliance and systems training requirements

    Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

    Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.

    Applications open: Jun 03 2022 Eastern Daylight Time
    Applications close:

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