Title:  Senior Bioinformatics Analyst

Division:  Biochemistry
Schedule:  Monday - Friday; 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $63,151 - $87,149
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  14281

Summary

The Therapeutic Innovation Center (THINC) at the Baylor College of Medicine is seeking exceptional computational biologists interested in pursuing research opportunities in the field of transcriptional biology. Senior Bioinformatics Analyst have a strong quantitative background with expertise in bioinformatics and prior research experience. Knowledge of at least one object-oriented programming language and/or experience with high throughput sequencing data analysis is strongly preferred. Senior Bioinformatics Analyst will be expected to lead computational analysis projects motivated by specific biological hypotheses. Tasks will include development of computational algorithms and pipelines for the analysis of multiple forms of molecular data including RNA sequencing. 

Job Duties

  • Interacts with group leaders and center leadership to design overall approaches for the experimental and computational teams.
  • Drives Independently custom hypothesis-driven analyses to address fundamental questions in gene regulation.
  • Develops computational and visualization tools and software to enable non-computational scientists to explore and analyze high dimensional data.
  • Annotates and maintains collaborative computational environments and code bases with an emphasis on reproducibility and rigor.
  • Maintains 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.
  • Four years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in a related field.
  • Strong quantitative background with expertise in bioinformatics and prior research experience.
  • Knowledge of at least one object-oriented programming language and/or experience with high throughput sequencing data analysis is strongly desired.
  • Experience in object-oriented programming (e.g., R or Python).
  • Experience in Linux/Unix based environments.
  • Competency in multiple biological key areas that includes molecular biology, genetics, and cancer biology.
  • Competency in multiple key areas including algorithms, statistics, data visualization, 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.

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