Bioinformatics Specialist

Competitve Salary
Oct 16, 2016
Nov 13, 2016
Result Type
Position Type
Full Time


The World’s Brightest Never Stop Innovating


At St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, we know what can be achieved when the brightest scientific minds face the fewest barriers. That’s why we provide world-class facilities, state-of-the-art technologies, and extraordinary support for your research to ensure scientific progress is never halted from a lack of resources.  


The position is responsible for basic and advanced analysis on data produced from next generation sequencing systems (DNA-seq, RNA-seq, metagenomics, ChIP-seq, etc.) as well as gene expression microarrays. Develop, improve, modify, and operate data analysis pipelines. Develop software or use extant software in conducting data analysis for NGS and microarray datasets at basic and advanced levels. Work closely with experimental researchers to generate/provide analysis reports, project reports and perform requested custom analyses. Post-processing statistical analysis of results and biological interpretation of data may also be required. Will be involved in the evaluation and recommendation of new software tools to meet the growing needs of the department. Will be involved in training members of the department on software usage and data analysis techniques.

Minimum Education:

  • Requires a Master's Degree in Computer Science or Bioinformatics, with a background in the biological sciences, PhD preferred
  • In lieu of a Master's degree, a Bachelor's in Computer Science or Bioinformatics and five (5) years of related experience is required

Minimum Experience:

  • Experience in desktop computing hardware, software, operating systems and desktop applications
  • Prefer end user support and training experience
  • Familiarity with object oriented analysis, design, and programming
  • Prefer cross training in a biological science


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