Data scientist, Bioinformatics, Needed


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to perform this job successfully.


  • PhD in Computational Biology, Bioinformatics or related field or Master’s degree and 2+ years of experience in Computational Biology, Bioinformatics or related fields, or equivalent combination of training and experience
  • Proficiency using Python for data analysis
  • Proficient in NGS data processing in a Linux computing environment
  • Some experience in R, shell scripting
  • Foundation in basic genomics concepts
  • Familiarity with publicly available bioinformatics databases, tools, algorithms, and websites, such as NCBI, UCSC, ENSEMBL, ENCODE, 1000 Genomes or NHGRI
  • Experience using visualization tools (ggplot2, seaborne, etc.)
  • Basic understanding of statistics and algorithms associated with genomics analysis
  • Experience working independently and within a team depending on project needs
  • Strong communications skills


  • Software engineering experience with Python
  • Experience in multiple NGS assays such as RNAseq, bisulfite sequencing, or single cell analysis
  • Versioning software (git, etc.)
  • Experience using Rmarkdown or Jupyter notebooks
  • Experience with SQL databases

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