Title:  Bioinformatics Programmer I - Machine Learning

Division:  Neurology
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $41,601 - $57,410
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  10430


A Bioinformatics Programmer position is immediately available at the Baylor College of Medicine at the Neurological Research Institute (NRI). Primary responsibilities include developing and applying analytics pipelines to multiple types of high-throughput genomics, transcriptomics, and proteomic data. The successful candidate will be working closely with scientists for studies in neurological diseases.

Job Duties

  • Evaluate, process, and analyze high throughput datasets, such as RNA, ChIP, WGBS, GWAS, eQTL, proteomics, single-cell data, etc.
  • Develop and maintain computational platform and analysis pipelines.
  • Prepare reports and meet with collaborators to present the analytical methods or findings.
  • Work closely with other computational and bench scientists.
  • Assist with drafting and completing manuscripts for publication.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Biological Science, or a related field.
  • No experience required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in a related field.
  • Minimum one year experience in scientific programming with R, Python, Perl or equivalents.
  • Competence with UNIX environment.
  • Experience with HPC/AWS is a plus.
  • Strong communication and scientific reporting skills (verbal, written, and graphical).
  • Proficient knowledge of genomics and next-generation sequencing technology tools, data analyses involved, and related biomedical sciences databases.
  • Experience with statistics and machine learning to large-scale multi-modal data.
  • Strong organizational, prioritization, and time management skills with explicit attention to detail while working on multiple projects concurrently.
  • Creative, open-minded, critical reasoning, and passionate about scientific research.



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.