Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Per Diem Bioinformatics Specialist for the Department of Medical Oncology within Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey.
This position will provide Bioinformatics support to the lab. The lab is dissecting the fundamental principles governing initiation, metastasis and therapeutic resistance of gastrointestinal cancers with an emphasis on the functional contribution of the microbiome and tumor microenvironment. The lab utilizes an integrated genomics and biological systems-based approach employing a diverse array of experimental models and cutting-edge techniques to conduct mechanistic and translational studies. The overarching goal is to identify new vulnerabilities and novel treatments that can be translated to the clinic.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Perform TCGA data analysis and single-cell RNA sequencing transcriptomic analysis independently.
Collaborates with scientists and clinicians within and outside of the Rutgers Cancer Institute in the application of bioinformatics and systems biology to basic science and investigative clinical research.
Analyzes sequencing data using established pipelines.
Contributes to the development of novel algorithms and pipelines for investigative research and clinical applications.
Establishes and performs appropriate QC measures.
Implements, maintains and documents data analysis pipelines and workflows.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Ph.D. in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology or related field.
Computer literate with proficiency and working knowledge of database and reporting tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.
Proven skills in programming.
Working knowledge of molecular biology or cancer biology.
Prior experience with performing TCGA analysis and single-cell RNA sequencing transcriptomic analysis.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Standing, sitting, walking, talking and hearing. No special vision requirements. Lifting up to 25lbs.
Office environment. Moderate noise.
Occasional on-site meetings required.
Posting Number: 21ST1507
Location: Downtown New Brunswick
Internal Number: 134037
About Rutgers University
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