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Bioinformatics Analyst

Weill Medical College of Cornell University
New York, NY 10007
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Position Summary

Performs computational analysis of genomic data; writes computer code and scripts to implement analytical pipelines\.

Job Responsibilities

+ Performs custom bioinformatics and statistical analyses involving genomic and transcriptomics data\.

+ Assists with developing new software tools and writes code for specific analyses\.

+ Implements analytics pipeline using scripting and coding\.

+ Performs other related duties as assigned\.


+ Bachelor's Degree in related field


B\.S\. in molecular biology, genetics, bioinformatics, biomedical engineering or computer science desired\. MS or PhD in systems biology, bioinformatics or computer biology is highly desired\.

Approximately 2 years of related experience\.

Knowledge proficiency in Unix\.

Programming experience in at least one of the following languages: R C, C\+\+, Python, Perl, Java\.

Experience in biology and/or cancer biology is preferred\.

Experience working in an academic environment is highly desired\.

Previous experience in designing and building bioinformatics workflows preferred\.

Previous experience analyzing and summarizing genomic datasets preferred\.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

+ Experience with R and Python programming, statistical analyses and use of next generation sequencing tools such as STAR, TopHat, CuffLinks, BWA, GATK and others\.

+ Ability to work with minimal supervision, and excellent written and oral communication skills, required\.

+ Demonstrated ability to achieve results in a fast paced, deadline driven environment with multiple priorities and multiple stakeholders\.

+ Experience with genomics and bioinformatics in a clinical laboratory including setting up, testing and maintaining bioinformatics workflows

+ Ability to learn and deliver work in fast\-paced and diverse environment

Licenses and Certifications

Working Conditions/Physical Demands

Weill Cornell Medicine is a comprehensive academic medical center that's committed to excellence in patient care, scientific discovery, and the education of future physicians in New York City and around the world\. Our doctors and scientists\-faculty from Weill Cornell Medical College, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, and the Weill Cornell Physician Organization\-are engaged in world\-class clinical care and cutting\-edge research that connect patients to the latest treatment innovations and prevention strategies\. Located in the heart of the Upper East Side's scientific corridor, Weill Cornell Medicine's powerful network of collaborators extends to its parent university Cornell University; to Qatar, where an international campus offers a U\.S\. medical degree; and to programs in Tanzania, Haiti, Brazil, Austria and Turkey\. Our medical practices serve communities throughout New York City, and our faculty provide comprehensive care at NewYork\-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, NewYork\-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital, and NewYork\-Presbyterian/Queens\. At Weill Cornell Medicine, we work together to treat each individual, not just their conditions or illnesses, as we strive to deliver the finest possible care for our patients \- the center of everything we do\. Weill Cornell Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer\. Weill Cornell Medicine provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information\.
Posted: 2019-11-04 Expires: 2019-12-05

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New York, NY 10007

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