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The Bioinformatics Core (BIC) of the Institute for Biomedical Informatics (IBI) is seeking a skilled Bioinformatics Programmer to join our team. This position will independently provide bioinformatics support to the investigators of Penn School of Medicine, develop biomedical data analysis pipelines and bioinformatics applications, work with investigators to provide assistance on study designs, present results, and publish findings.
Develop, implement and maintain high-quality pipelines for the processing of large quantities of next-generation sequencing (NGS) data.
Apply general statistical methods, machine learning (ML), visual analytical (VA) and other advanced applications for the analysis of (large scale) biomedical data.
Implement and manage biomedical data with databases, query interfaces and web applications. Retrieve biomedical NGS data from public resources and organize the data for easy analysis and sharing.
Prepare results in tabular, written summary, & graphical summary form suitable for publication and peer review.
Provide bioinformatics support to faculty and their staff. Requires performing complex computational analysis, exploration of parameter settings, comparison of results across different methods, and the summary and visualization of data and results for presentation to faculty and their staff.
Implements, tests, deploys, documents, and maintains analytical applications, analysis pipelines, and results reporting methodologies. This duty includes computer programming necessary to make modifications to existing algorithms and software or to write scripts to implement software in a server or high-performance computing environment.
Position is contingent upon funding.
Master's degree and three years of data analysis experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience, in Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Computer Science, Data Science, Informatics or equivalent.
Experience with biomedical research required
Competent in Python/Perl and R programming language required
Experience with Next Generation Sequencing data analysis required
Experience with machine learning and data science a plus
Ability to work independently and apply critical thinking and sound judgment
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Ability to work with a multi-disciplinary team
Ability to communicate effectively with team members
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Perelman School of Medicine
$59,703.00 - $113,435.00
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