Job:Outstanding Opportunity for a Senior Bioinformatician (Basking Ridge, NJ)
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The Foundation for Embryonic Competence is a not-for profit clinical diagnostic and clinical based research laboratory. Our state-of-the-art facilities in Basking Ridge, New Jersey have the latest equipment available to provide a comprehensive range of services. We are currently seeking a highly motivated Senior Bioinformatician to provide expertise in project management and technical implementation. As part of a diverse team of scientists, physicians, and other clinical professionals, the Senior Bioinformatician is expected to bring a comprehensive knowledge of bioinformatics and genomics and apply it toward identifying and addressing questions related to improving reproductive technologies.

The right candidate will have the following key competencies:

  • Well organized and able to multitask several projects simultaneously;
  • Fluency in R and Python, including common graphics packages (e.g. ggplot2 and matplotlib);
  • Able to develop, maintain, and query databases;
  • Proficient working in a Linux environment;
  • Use of version control systems;
  • Advanced knowledge of microarray and next-generation sequencing analysis of exomes and whole genomes, including SNV/indel, CNV, and methylation analyses;
  • Experience with public data and annotation repositories, including UCSC, dbSNP, ClinVar, and 1000 Genomes;
  • Strong background in machine learning and statistical methods for large-scale data, and
  • Conceptual understanding of genetics, molecular biology, and common biological techniques.

Also required:

  • Advanced degree in Bioinformatics or related field, or commensurate experience;
  • Track record of publications, commercial products, or significant contribution to open source bioinformatics projects;
  • Experience leading projects and people;
  • Experience in a clinical setting and understanding of clinical laboratory regulations is a plus;
  • Ability to communicate accurately and concisely, and
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

We offer a competitive, comprehensive compensation package. Interested candidates should forward CV and contact information to: resume @ EOE

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