Title:  Bioinformatics Analyst II

Division:  Therapeutic Innovation Center
Schedule:  Monday - Friday; 8:00 AM -5:00 PM
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Salary Range: 
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  16803


The Therapeutic Innovation Center is embarking on a programmatic effort to advance drug discovery for RNA helicases in cancer. The center is seeking talented computational biologists to work in an interdisciplinary team environment on early therapeutic and drug discovery projects. As the center’s key focus is on diseases of gene regulation, with an emphasis on cancer, this position will involve the analysis, interpretation, and visualization of genome-wide profiling including RNA-seq and data from large publicly available resources such as TCGA and DepMap.

Job Duties

  • Utilize R programming to extract insight from raw molecular data and provoke development of novel hypotheses.
  • Design and develop novel algorithms for data analysis and data visualization.
  • Develop and maintain bioinformatic pipelines.
  • Annotate and maintain collaborative computational environments and code bases with an emphasis on reproducibility and rigor.
  • Visualize and clearly communicate (oral and written) analysis results to an interdisciplinary audience.
  • Maintain a collaborative, collegial and respectful team environment.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Genetics, Biology, Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Computational Biology, Computer Science, or a related field.
  • One years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in a related field. 
  • Expertise in R programming. 
  • Experience with analysis of publicly available resources such as TCGA or DepMap.
  • Competency in multiple key areas including machine learning and high-throughput sequencing methodology. 


Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.


Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.