Salary Range: Dependent on Qualifications and Experience
The Bioinformatics Core Facility at the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center provides bioinformatics and computational biology research services for the cancer center. As a member of the Bioinformatics Core Facility, the Bioinformatics Scientist will be responsible for development and execution of software for advanced data analysis tasks in support of LCCC sponsored research. Research goals will be identified through collaboration with geneticists, oncologists, biostatisticians, statisticians, and informaticians. Fulfillment of this responsibility requires experience in a Linux computing cluster environment, programmatic database queries, management of large data sets, data mining, statistical analysis, and strong scientific communication skills.
Education and Experience:
-The candidate must have proficiency in R, at least one of Python, Perl or C/C++ and experience working in a research computing cluster environment. -The candidate must have knowledge in molecular biology, genomics, and have a passion for collaborative and interdisciplinary research. Experience with next-generation sequence analysis is preferred. -Knowledge of statistics and machine learning. Experience in applying machine learning approaches for data analysis is a plus. -Candidate should be highly motivated and able to work independently, and exhibit excellent oral and written communication skills.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
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