Job:Lead Faculty Bioinformatician - Thomas Jefferson University
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The Division of Biostatistics, Department of Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center (SKCC) at Jefferson Health invite applications for a full-time, non-tenure track faculty member to lead the Bioinformatics group as part of the SKCC Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and Research Informatics Shared Resource.

This new position will develop processes and provide direction and strategy to ensure state of the art analysis of data generated by SKCC’s Genomics Shared Resource and other high-throughput data from experiments produced by Jefferson labs. The position will recruit, integrate and manage junior-level bioinformatics data analysts into analytic pipelines and shared resource workflows.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Developing strategy and processes to oversee the bioinformatics shared resource
  • Manage junior bioinformaticians in the shared resource to align and standardize workflows
  • Reviewing and maintain SOPs for bioinformatics analyses
  • Alignment and interaction with the Biostatistics and Research Informatics groups
  • Interacting with clinical, translational, and basic science investigators in the design and analysis of experiments involving Bioinformatics data.
  • Assisting in the preparation of grants, protocols, reports, and manuscripts through providing bioinformatic-specific expertise.
  • Maintaining and documenting project requests, analyses, and other metrics
  • Troubleshooting issues across projects, providing feedback and areas for improvement
  • Contributing to bioinformatics training efforts for the university and SKCC
  • Mentoring new staff.

The successful applicant will have outstanding communication skills and the ability to interact and impart complex bioinformatic information clearly to an audience with varying backgrounds. Candidates must have a doctoral degree in a related field. The University provides substantial continual support of salary to encourage independent and collaborative research, contributions to extramural grant applications, and some teaching.

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