Bioinformatics Analyst I - Biochemistry - Van Nostrand (90006618)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7069383 (Ref.No. 4687-en_US)
Posted: September 2, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Purpose

The Bioinformatics Analyst I will discover and analyze genomic variation in normal human and disease populations using bioinformatics and computational techniques and concepts.

Job Duties
  • Collaborate with the PI, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate students to define software and analysis requirements and implement desired specifications.
  • Execute analysis using existing software tools.
  • Design and code new systems and/or modifications, as needed.
  • Track project data and report analysis results.
  • Communicate effectively with team members in both computational and experimental biology areas.
  • Runs and validates genome variation pipeline.
  • Reviews existing variation and propose improvements.
  • Tests in-house bioinformatics tools and provides feedback to the software development team.
  • Performs manual annotation on genome variation data.
  • Interprets results from similarity searches and from mapping variation data on genomic coordinate systems.
  • Ensures that annotation of variation objectives are met as required by project or supervisor. Uses various computational analyses and biological interpretation of results to review existing data and propose improvements.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Education Required: Bachelor's degree in Genetics, Biology, Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Computational Biology, Computer Science, or a related field.
  • Experience Required: None Required. 
  • Certification/Licenses/Registration: None Required.





Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.



Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.


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