Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Lab Researcher III: Bioinformatios for the Human Genetics Institution of New Jersey- RUCDR. This position joins our team at RUCDR Infinite Biologics. The bioinformatics team at RUCDR is solutions driven in helping researchers (public and private) understand common but complex diseases that ultimately leads to finding treatments and cures. This Lab Researcher is responsible for developing and delivering analytical approaches in an agile environment for a fast paced bioinformatics group. Candidates must be highly driven and motivated to become the next generation of analytics innovators in the life sciences space.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Implements current bioinformatics analysis pipelines and workflows.
Provides principal support for gene expression, SNP genotyping, microarrays, next-generation sequencing and clinical sample processing.
Provide sroutine molecular biology support in the RUCDR and individual project management in all of these areas.
Develops,Tests, and integrates novel algorithms and tools to workflows.
Supports automation of data flow and management across various groups.
Develops standard operating procedures and develop protocols that cover genomic and proteomic applications.
Performs bench work at an expert level and interprets and prepares data reports as needed.
Collaborates with others on the team for R&D processes and development.
Minimum Education and Experience:
This position requires a Bachelors or Master's degree in computational biology, bioinformatics, computer science, or biostatistics/mathematics related discipline(s).
Also requires a minimum of two years related experience.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Strong programming skills in python, perl, R/Bioconductor or other scripting languages.
Ablity to work independently to solve technological and analytical problems but also have the ability to contribute in a team setting.
Capable of following established protocols and creating new ones to perform microarray and sequencing analysis.
Excellent communication and time management skills.
Detailed working knowledge of bioinformatics tools is required, along with strong conceptual understanding of NGS and Microarray data in life sciences.
Must be able to follow university safety policies and protocols
Previous experience in building high throughput analysis pipelines is highly desirable.
Conceptual understanding of models behind common algorithms is also a plus.
Favorable consideration will be given to those applicants with a good attitude towards learning and maximizing their intellectual growth.
Posting Number: 19ST2185
Location: Busch (RU-New Brunswick)
Internal Number: 89355
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.