Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
The Johns Hopkins Mood Disorders Center is seeking a highly-motivated Bioinformatics scientist to work at the forefront of genomics research on mood disorders, including depression and bipolar disorder. The candidate will serve as an integral part of a multi-disciplinary genomics research team by developing and implementing software tools, pipelines and workflows for analyzing high-throughput genomics, epigenomics, and transcriptomics data.
The candidate must be comfortable working in a team environment and possess strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.
Duties and Responsibilities: but are not limited to the following:
Develop and implement scripts to parse, process, and analyze genome-wide data sets, including next-generation sequencing data from whole exome/genome sequencing, RNA sequencing, and methyl sequencing studies, as well as array data from genome-wide association, gene expression and methylations studies.
RNA sequencing, and methyl sequencing studies, as well as array data from genome-wide association, gene expression and methylations studies.
Carry out data analyses in parallel on large compute cluster; integrate, organize and analyze program output.
Manage research datasets on file servers and ensure their appropriate backup, completeness, correctness and integrity.
Prepare reports of findings by compiling results, generating figurers, and preparing tables from analyses of genomic studies.
Assist in preparing scientific presentations, grant applications and manuscripts, with the opportunity if appropriate to present at meetings and contribute as a lead and/or co-author on manuscripts.
Bachelor's degree in related discipline. Three years related experience specifically working with high-throughput genomics data, preferably with next-generation sequence data.
JHU Equivalency: Additional education (Master's level) may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree in Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Statistical Genetics or related field required.
Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Experience working in a Unix/Linux environment and managing large datasets; proficiency in shell scripting and/or programming language such as Python or Perl.
Experience using analytic software such as R, SAS or Stata.
Knowledge of web programming a plus.
Strong oral and written communications skills and ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects in a dynamic environment with changing priorities.
Classified Title: Research Data Analyst Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MC Starting Salary Range: $44,749.00 - $61,610.00; Commensureate with experience Employee Group: Full Time Schedule: Monday - Friday Exempt Status: Exempt Location: School of Public Health, East Baltimore Campus Department Name: Mental Health Personnel Area: School of Public Health
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