Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Laboratory Researcher IV – BRTC for Rutgers University Cell and DNA Repository Infinite Biologics (RUCDR). This position develops and delivers analytical approaches in an agile environment for a fast paced bioinformatics group.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Implements current bioinformatics analysis pipelines and workflows.
Develops, tests, and integrates novel algorithms and tools to workflows.
Supports automation of data flow and management across various groups.
Implements quality control processes throughout various workflows and to achieve accurate results.
Maintains data and code repositories with emphasis on documentation and change logs.
Collaborates with others on the team for R&D processes and development.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelors degree in computational biology, bioinformatics, computer science, or biostatistics/mathematics related discipline(s).
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Strong programming skills in python, perl, R/Bioconductor or other scripting languages.
Ability to work independently to solve technological and analytical problems but also have the ability to contribute in a team setting.
Good communication skills are required.
Ability to read and understand technical documents, perform detailed work, and manage multiple tasks.
Highly driven and motivated to become the next generation of analytics innovators in the life sciences space.
Capable of following established protocols and create new ones to perform microarray and sequencing analysis.
Excellent communication and time management skills.
Detailed working knowledge of bioinformatics tools is required, along with strong conceptual understanding of NGS and Microarray data in life sciences.
Previous experience in building high throughput analysis pipelines is highly desirable.
Conceptual understanding of models behind common algorithms is also a plus.
Favorable consideration will be given to those applicants with a good attitude towards learning and maximizing their intellectual growth.
Incumbent must have strong understanding of programming in descriptive, object-oriented, and scripting languages.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Requires occasional weekend, evening, and holiday hours.
Posting Number: 20ST0776
Location: Busch (RU-New Brunswick)
Internal Number: 113779
About Rutgers University
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