City of Hope

Phoenix, AZ

ID: 7196256 (Ref.No. 2039572)
Posted: January 18, 2024
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

TGen, the Translational Genomics Research Institute, is an affiliate of City of Hope. We are an Arizona-based, nonprofit medical research institute dedicated to conducting groundbreaking research with life-changing results. We work to unravel the genetic components of common and complex diseases, including cancer, neurological disorders, infectious disease, and rare childhood disorders. By identifying treatment options in this manner, we believe medicine becomes more rational, more precise and, well, more personal.

The Bioinformatician will join the Scientific Technology Assessment Research Team to assess new technology that aims to advance TGen’s “Benchside to Bedside” capabilities through the development and application of ‘omics tools. The candidate will be working with cutting-edge technology and data analysis. Utilizing new informatics & analysis methods with multiple programming languages. Assist in organizing, manipulating, annotating, visualizing, & summarizing data from diverse data sources to aid in assessing biological relevance. The bioinformatician will be working in a multidisciplinary team setting on a wide variety of multi-omic applications including whole genome sequencing, RNA-sequencing, DNA methylation, and proteomics. The ideal candidate should be flexible, have a demonstrated ability to learn new techniques, have patience with troubleshooting, and be an excellent communicator. Come pilot the newest technology to transform translational medicine!

Responsibilities include:

? Work in a team environment to investigate, analyze, and execute process improvements to

research methods to enable scalability and robustness.

? Provide input and structure to ensure successful execution of programs, projects, and tasks.

? Analyze data from new technology platforms and methods to assess data quality and

performance metrics (such as accuracy, precision, reproducibility).

? Summarizing data from diverse data sources to aid knowledge discovery and inference

process, and carry out custom bioinformatics tasks as required

? Assist in extracting, organizing, and summarizing data from diverse data sources to aid

in research papers and or grant applications.

? Custom scripting, as needed, to support development of new technologies.

? Manage documentation and records. This may include designing, organizing, and

maintaining laboratory records, SOPs, and reports.

? Transfer technology and protocols to internal and external partners, including clinical labs.

? Train co-workers on technologies and methods.

? Collaborate with experts throughout the organization, including both scientific and

operational functions.

? Complete projects on schedule to deliver milestone and/or phase gate criteria.

? Communicate and share insights on research findings, internally and externally

We are a human-centric organization that translates to our employees. Some of the perks in working for us:

  • BC/BS of Arizona health coverage.
  • Dental, Vision, Life, Short and Long Term Disability
  • Top notch Employee Assistance Program with a full scope of concierge type services
  • Robust Wellness Program
  • 401k with 6% match
  • Generous time off
  • Commuter benefits
  • Much, much more!

The estimated pay scale represents the typical [salary/hourly] range City of Hope reasonably expects to pay for this position, with offers determined based on several factors which may include, but not be limited to, the candidate’s experience, expertise, skills, education, job scope, training, internal equity, geography/market, etc. This pay scale is subject to change from time to time.

City of Hope is a community of people characterized by our diversity of thought, background and approach, but tied together by our commitment to care for and cure those with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. The innovation that our diversity produces in the areas of research, treatment, philanthropy and education has made us national leaders in this fight. Our unique and diverse workforce provides us the ability to understand our patients' needs, deliver compassionate care and continue the quest for a cure for life-threatening diseases. At City of Hope, diversity and inclusion is a core value at the heart of our mission. We strive to create an inclusive workplace environment that engages all of our employees and provides them with opportunities to develop and grow, both personally and professionally. Each day brings an opportunity to strengthen our work, leverage our different perspectives and improve our patients’ experiences by learning from others. Diversity and inclusion is about much more than policies and campaigns. It is an integral part of who we are as an institution, how we operate and how we see our future.