Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Advertised Summary Job Description: The Division of Nephrology seeks a bioinformatics developer/analyst to build and maintain sequencing analysis infrastructure, including exome and whole genome sequencing, and original tools for analysis of structural variants from DNA microarray and next-gen sequencing. The candiate will have his/her own project and will also support other investigators in the lab working on large-scale genomic data. Performs additional responsibilities as needed.
General Minimum Qualifications: Requires bachelor's degree in Bioinformatics, Genomics, Statistics, Computer Science, Physics, or a related field, or equivalent in education and experience, plus three years of related experience.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: Master's or PhD Degree in Bioinformatics, Genomics, Statistics, Computer Science, Physics, or a related field would substitute for experience. Experience with large-scale genomic studies. Solid skills in at least two programming languages (python, perl, R or C/C++. Practical experience in large-scale bioinformatics data analysis with familiarity to both microarray and whole genome sequencing data, corresponding file formats including FASTQ, BAM and VCF, and variant calling and annotation tools. Strong ability to communicate scientific material. High enthusiasm, a strong work ethic, and a willingness to push the envelope.
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Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Internal Number: 126_171100
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