Scientist - Bioinformatics

City of Hope

Duarte, CA

ID: 7058175
Posted: June 24, 2019
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope is looking for a talented Staff Scientist and Postdoctoral Fellow. This Bioinformatics Scientist will work in a team environment studying tumor heterogeneity using whole genome sequencing and single cell sequencing approaches, among others. The project will focus on our funded NIH Cancer Systems Biology Consortium (https://csbconsortium.org) program at City of Hope and provide exciting opportunities to engage with top scientists and cutting edge genomic research.

Key Responsibilities include:
The scientist will analyze high throughput sequencing data for detection of tumor heterogeneity and subclonal populations using WGS (for reference, please read: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29093439), as well as subclonal phenotype and pathway activity using single cell sequencing data.
He/she will assist with managing, analyzing, and interpreting genomics data from patient cohorts in order to understand why cancer progresses with resistant tumor clones that emerge during therapy.
The successful candidate will contribute to the development data workflow processes and pipelines.
He/she will also have the opportunity to assist in training investigators and new users to use bioinformatics applications and databases.

Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:
A Ph.D. degree in life or biomedical sciences, or a related discipline is required;
Demonstrated ability to solve biologically-relevant problems requiring novel applications of exploratory data analysis and analyze data of high complexity by applying sound statistical and commonly accepted bioinformatics methods to -omics data with a collaborative project team.
Excellent English written and oral communication skills.
Proficient in scripting languages (python, perl) and proficient with R.
Knowledge of hardware including server.

Preferred education experience and skills:
Experience in NGS data analysis is desirable.

Additional Information:
For more information about Dr. Bild's research, please click here.

City of Hope is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

City of Hope is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.



 

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