Title:  Staff Scientist - Bioinformatics

Division:  Molecular and Cell Biology
Schedule:  Monday - Friday
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $70,000 - $75,000
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  13662


Staff Scientist role available in the lab of Dr. Peggy Goodell, Chair of Molecular and Cellular Biology, whose lab focuses on the the basic mechanisms that regulate hematopoietic stem cells, and how their misregulation leads to leukemia development. Stem cells reside in the bone marrow in a quiescent state, but rapidly become activated to regenerate the hematopoietic system.

Goodell Lab (goodell-lab.com)

Job Duties

  • Provide customized bioinformatics and computational support from the project design to publication phases including consulting on experimental design and assisting investigators with submission of manuscripts and/or grant applications
  • Establish and manage an analytical pipeline for data analyses, and generate workflows in scripting language to automate bioinformatics process
  • Design, develop and deploy robust workflows, as well as custom scripts to support the analysis of high-throughput NGS data
  • Evaluate and analyze data
  • Plan, direct and conduct specialized and advanced research experiments
  • May establish new research protocols and procedures
  • Summarize research findings and publish results in research journals
  • May be responsible for laboratory operations
  • Assist investigators in planning and design of experiment

Minimum Qualifications

  • Doctoral Degree. Experience may not be substituted in lieu of degree.
  • Three years of post doctoral research experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with bioinformatics
  • Experience analyzing data, datasets



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