Job: Bioinformatics Programmer Position, NYU Langone Medical Center, NY, USA
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NYU Langone Medical Center, a world-class, patient-centered, integrated, academic medical center, is one of the nation’s premier centers for excellence in clinical care, biomedical research and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of four hospitals – Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation; the Hospital for Joint Diseases, one of only five hospitals in the nation dedicated to orthopaedics and rheumatology; and Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children’s health services across the medical center – plus the NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. The medical center’s tri-fold mission to serve, teach and discover is achieved 365 days a year through the seamless integration of a culture devoted to excellence in patient care, education and research. For more information, go to

Position Summary:
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Bioinformatics Programmer. In this role, the successful candidate will be responsible for Bioinformatician for next-generation sequencing data management and analysis of data generated by Next-Generation DNA sequencers (Illumina, 454) in a DNA sequencing core Facility.

Job Responsibilities:
• Responsible for setting up an analysis pipeline to process raw instrument output and conduct downstream bioinformatics analysis.
• Responsible for mapping to reference genomes, de novo assembly, cancer variant detection, expression analysis, ChIP-seq etc.
• Curation of sequence data, data quality control, and communication with diverse investigators are also important.
• Performs other duties as assigned.
• Read relevant scientific literature and product updates, make suggestions to improve data analysis methods.

Minimum Qualifications:
To qualify you must have a Candidates should have a minimum of a MS in Computer science, Bioinformatics or a related area. Candidates must have expertise in Unix/Linux operating systems and shell scripting, and have experience with programming languages including Perl, Python, and Java.

Preferred Qualifications:
PhD in Computer science, Bioinformatics or a related area. Strong computing skills and an interest in biological problems with training in a quantitative discipline (engineering, physics, mathematics, biophysics) preferred.

Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization. For consideration, please apply online at:

NYU Langone Medical Center provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you’ll feel good about devoting your time and your talents. And just as our employees invest so much in us, we invest in our employees. We’re pleased to have one of the most competitive compensation packages not only among New York’s hospitals and healthcare institutions, but within the corporate sector as well. We begin with exceptional medical, dental, and drug coverage. We enhance this basic coverage with comprehensive wellness programs, and supplement those with retirement investment and benefits plans, and generous paid time off allowances. Add to that a very attractive tuition program, and you’ll see just some of the ways that NYU Langone Medical Center demonstrates our commitment to our employees.

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