Bioinformatician I - O'Connell Lab

at The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine, United States

Job Description

The O'Connell lab is seeking a Bioinformatician I to develop algorithms and computational resources to analyze and interpret research and clinical data. The Bioinformatician will work with the PI to understand biomedical questions, develop algorithmic approaches to address them and to implement the approaches in scripts or programs. They will focus on the development and implementation of methods to analyze and integrate genetic, transcriptomic, and phenotypic data from genetically diverse mouse populations that model aging and age-related neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's and related dementia.

Key Responsibilities
Work under close supervision with lab members to analyze transcriptomic and phenotypic datain their relevant biological context.
Contribute to the experimental design of new projects
Presentation of algorithms and results in scientific conferences and publications.

BS degree in Bioinformatics or relevant sciences degree + five years of professionalbioinformatics work experience or MS degree in Bioinformatics or relevant biological sciencesdegree.
Software engineering experience.
Experience with R. Other programming languages such as Python and Rust is a plus.
Experience with algorithm development in areas such as machine learning, genomics, and/or statistics.
Ability to read scientific literature in fields related to current projects. Knowledge of genetics is a plus.
Ability to lead projects/processes, working independently with limited supervision.

The salary range is $63,744 - $106,723. Salary will be determined based on qualifications and experience.


About JAX:
The Jackson Laboratory is an independent, nonprofit biomedical research institution with a National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center and nearly 3,000 employees in locations across the United States (Maine, Connecticut, California),Japan andChina. Its mission is to discover precise genomic solutions for disease and empower the global biomedical community in the shared quest to improve human health.

Founded in 1929, JAX applies over nine decades of expertise in genetics to increase understanding of human disease, advancing treatments and cures for cancer, neurological and immune disorders, diabetes, aging and heart disease. It models and interprets genomic complexity, integrates basic research with clinical application, educates current and future scientists, and provides critical data, tools and services to the global biomedical community. For more information, please visit.

EEO Statement:
The Jackson Laboratory provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition, gender, sexual orientation, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, national origin, veteran status, and other classifications protected by applicable state and local non-discrimination laws.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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Job Posting: 1064469

Posted On: Apr 06, 2024

Updated On: Apr 06, 2024

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