Job:Bioinformatics Postdoc or Analyst position at Geisinger Research, Danville PA
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Institute: Geisinger

Department: Department of Molecular and Functional Genomics (MFG)

Subject: Bioinformatics/Genomics

Position: Post-Doctoral Researchers/Analyst

Location: Danville, PA, USA

Our team at Geisinger health system, Danville, PA is hiring a Full-time Bioinformatics Postdoc or Analyst to work on multiple exciting projects using population scale (n > 150,000 ) exome sequencing and clinical data from Geisinger MyCode participants

This position is partly funded by NIH: RO1 grant.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Ph.D. in Bioinformatics or Life sciences, or data science with a strong understanding of the principles of bioinformatics in the biomedical application or related experience and with 1 or more years of related experience. OR Combination of education and/or experience in the above-listed fields.

  • Experience in the application of Bioinformatics & basic statistics to biological/clinical data.

  • Proficiency in understanding biological/biomedical systems and ability to communicate the results verbally and in writing research articles/manuscripts.
  • Experience with NGS based methods and GWAS/PheWAS, PRS data analysis is preferred.
  • Proficiency in one or more programming languages such as R, Shell, Python, Perl for handling large scale data analysis
  • Experience in SQL and Database Management
  • Exposure to Machine Learning data analysis is a plus

Contact Raghu P. Metpally: rmetpally at geisinger dot edu


One of the nation’s most innovative health services organizations, Geisinger serves more than 1.5 million patients in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The system includes 13 hospital campuses, a nearly 600,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. Geisinger is known for its focus on caring and innovative programs including the ProvenCare® best-practice approach to maximize quality, safety and value; ProvenHealth Navigator® advanced medical home; Springboard Health® population health program to improve the health of an entire community; ProvenExperience™ to provide refunds to patients unhappy with their care experience; and Geisinger’s MyCode® Community Health Initiative, the largest healthcare system-based precision health project in the world. With more than 215,000 volunteer participants enrolled, MyCode is conducting extensive research and returning medically actionable results to participants. A physician-led organization, with approximately 32,000 employees and more than 1,800 employed physicians, Geisinger leverages an estimated $12.7 billion positive annual impact on the Pennsylvania and New Jersey economies. Repeatedly recognized nationally for integration, quality and service, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to patient care, medical education, research and community service. For more information, visit or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality.

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