Bioinformatics Scientist
New York Genome Center - New York, NY

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Bioinformatics Scientist

The Bioinformatics Scientist will be responsible for analyzing and managing next generation sequencing data. Initially, the main goal will be to setup a data analysis pipeline with a focus on analyzing human whole genome/exome and RNA sequencing data. In addition, the person will be responsible for interacting with customers to deliver bioinformatic guidance and support.

Position Requirements:
Advanced degree in the biological sciences with demonstrable computational skills required, PhD preferred;

2 or more years work experience in Bioinformatics, Genomics or Genetics with experience in analyzing data derived from human genomic sequencing;

Must have experience managing and working with next generation sequencing data;

Must have extensive knowledge and experience in the use of existing bioinformatics tools and biological databases, as well as familiarity with cloud computing;

Experience working in a Linux environment required, with C++/JAVA and running a cluster using SGE and BASH shell scripting strongly preferred;

Prior experience in a new lab operation is preferred, preferably with an emphasis on “external customers” rather than, or in addition, to “internal researchers”;

A high tolerance for change will be beneficial as NYGC is in start-up mode and the environment will morph rapidly;

Excellent written and verbal communication skills required.

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