Bioinformatics Programmer

NYU Langone Health New York, NY

About the Job

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Position Summary:
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Bioinformatics Programmer.

In this role, the successful candidate The Institute for Systems Genetics at the NYU School of Medicine is seeking a highly motivated, enthusiastic individual to manage and analyze data generated by Next-Generation DNA sequencers (Illumina, 454) in a DNA sequencing core Facility. This is a great opportunity to quickly acquire new skills, develop and publish new tools and methods, analyze challenging datasets and be a co-author on published studies.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor
  • Perform robust data quality control and validation
  • Design, implement, execute standard pipelines for routine genomics data analyses, and customized pipelines for collaborative research projects
  • Integrate different types of genomics data and prepare concise presentations of computational results
  • Work closely with bench scientists to understand and help accomplish their research goals
  • Analyze various types of sequencing data analysis (e.g. RNA-seq, ChIP-seq, ATAC-seq, Hi-C-seq, bisulfite sequencing, whole-genome sequencing)
  • Perform robust data quality control and validation
  • Develop novel methods for multi-omics data analysis and integration

Minimum Qualifications:
To qualify you must have a Knowledge of biology and understanding of key biological concepts. Ability to work independently while collaborating and assisting the team in its common research goals. Attention to detail and ability to work on multiple projects is necessary. Candidates must have experience in Unix/Linux operating systems and shell scripting, and have experience with programming languages including Python, Perl and Java.

Preferred Qualifications:
Strong computing skills and an interest in biological problems with training in a quantitative discipline (engineering, physics, mathematics, biophysics) preferred.

Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

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