The Rockefeller University seeks a Bioinformatics Specialist, Chemical Immunology and Proteomics to join Chemical Immunology and Proteomics. The Bioinformatics Specialist will join the newly established Laboratory of Chemical Immunology and Proteomics and will have evolving responsibilities with an overall objective of facilitating proteomics workflows for data processing and production of high-quality data. As a founding member of the laboratory, the Bioinformatics Specialist will have a significant impact on the long-term design and culture of the Laboratory, the opportunity to work directly with the Head of the Laboratory establishing both the organization and culture of the Laboratory, and extensive opportunities to gain new skills through interactions with colleagues and collaborators in other labs. In particular, the Bioinformatics Specialist will support general laboratory operations through the augmentation and development of data processing workflows for large proteomics datasets; development and application of data analysis and visualization tools, including integrative analyses of omics data; and generation of a web-based data portal for large proteomics dataset storage, searching, and visualization. If inclined, the Bioinformatics Specialist will have an opportunity to work with the Head of Laboratory, graduate students, and postdocs on wet lab work, including tissue culture, flow cytometry, mass-spectrometry, and standard molecular biology to support ongoing projects. Will have the opportunity to develop an independent research project within the scope of the Laboratory's interests, under the mentorship of the Head of Laboratory.
Master's degree or Ph.D. required; educational emphasis in computational biology, computer science, bioinformatics, biostatistics, mathematics, or a related field preferred. Must have at least one year of work experience in large scale data analysis, preferably in proteomics or NGS. Must be proficient in R, Python, and other relevant computer languages, with working knowledge of statistical methods and data analysis methods. Experience creating and working with Web-based databases is preferred. Experience in large scale data analysis required. Must have excellent critical thinking, research, and analytical skills, as well as the ability to work independently as well as part of a team in a fast-paced, highly collaborative environment. Strong organizational, record-keeping, and interpersonal skills required.
We offer an excellent benefits package, tuition reimbursement and a competitive salary. The Rockefeller University is located on Manhattan's Upper East Side, on a 15-acre campus, along the East River (www.rockefeller.edu/views.php).
The Rockefeller University is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans.
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The Rockefeller University is a world-renowned center for research and graduate education in the biomedical sciences, chemistry, bioinformatics and physics. The university's 72 laboratories conduct both clinical and basic research and study a diverse range of biological and biomedical problems with the mission of improving the understanding of life for the benefit of humanity.