Job:Bioinformatics Postdoc - Denver, CO United States
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Bioinformatics Postdoctoral Research Associate


About National Jewish Health: As the leading respiratory hospital in the nation, National Jewish Health is pioneering a new era of preventive and personalized medicine. By combining our efforts in comprehensive care, academic education and ground-breaking research, we're able to develop treatments that help our patients live more productive lives. If you believe in Science Transforming Life, we invite you to join our team

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Summary: We are seeking a highly motivated candidate with a background in Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Population Genetics, or Statistical Genetics. The research in our laboratory focuses on translational genetic and genomic studies of complex lung diseases. This position will be focused on the advanced bioinformatics and statistical analysis of Nex-Generation sequencing data.

Responsibilities • Conduct research in our laboratory focused on translational genetic and genomic studies of complex lung diseases. • Involved in both large eQTL and single cell sequencing data analyses.
• Responsible for the programming, data processing, and statistical analysis of next generation sequencing, genetic, and other data generated by projects aimed at understanding the genetic basis of complex lung diseases. • Learn and develop analytical techniques as required by the research project. • Participate in manuscript preparation and writing.

Requirements: • Ph.D. in Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Statistical Genetics, or a related field is required • Proven experience using bioinformatics to analyze high-throughput genetic and genomic data • General shell scripting knowledge and experience working in UNIX and LINUX environments, particularly with large text files and genomic information • Experience working and programming in Windows and Linux environments • Demonstrated knowledge and programming experience in VB, .NET, PERL, R, C++, and/or Java, and willing to pick up new programming languages as necessary • Familiarity and working knowledge with standard bioinformatics tools, packages, algorithms, and databases • Familiarity with statistical analysis methods and tools for bioinformatics • Excellent written and verbal communication • Effective judgment and problem solving with little supervision is imperative for this position • Highly motivated and committed to biomedical research • Multi-tasking

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Important Notes: A cornerstone in the Denver healthcare community, National Jewish Health is a non-profit, non-sectarian institution. National Jewish Health is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Our commitment is to provide equal employment opportunities for all job applicants in a manner that does not discriminate against any person because of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other status protected by applicant law in a tobacco and fragrance free environment.

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