Job ID: #8942


Science Science
Bioinformatics / Biostatistics


Position is remote

Responsibilities of the Bioinformatician:

  • Apply existing and novel algorithms to stem cell data sets; analyze data quality; critically review and analyze results; communicate results to biologists, computational biologists, software engineers, and experimentalists.
  • Develop data analysis strategies, write algorithms, and deploy computational tools for the exploration of large data sets, consisting of DNA and RNA sequencing data from stem cell-derived ovarian cell types, single-cell sequencing data, epigenetic data (bisulfite sequencing, ATAC-Seq, Cut and Run), proteomic data, sample images, and drug screening data.
  • Conduct multi-omics integration of datasets and generate global machine learning models (supervised and unsupervised architectures) representing the data.
  • Explore novel data visualization tools, with emphasis on integrating diverse data types.
  • Expertise in applied statistics and machine learning.
  • Implement algorithms as software for distribution via cloud based platforms.

Requirements of the Bioinformatician:

  • PhD in Computer Science, Bioinformatics, Engineering, Math, Statistics, Physics, or a related quantitative discipline.
  • Strong programming skills and experience in algorithm development (Python, Julia, R, MATLAB, or C++). Both Python and R are required.
  • Knowledge of statistics and computational data analysis.
  • Knowledge of embryonic development and basic reproductive biology/genetics and cellular biology is required.

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