Classified Title: Research Data Analyst Working Title: Bioinformatics Analyst Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MC Starting Salary Range:$44,748 - $61,610 Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F 8:30 - 5:00 Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus Department name: 60006901-SOM Uro Greenberg Bladder Cancer Inst Personnel area: School of Medicine
The Johns Hopkins Greenberg Bladder Cancer Institute is seeking a highly-motivated Bioinformatics Scientist to work at the forefront of genomics research. The candidate will serve as an integral part of a multi-disciplinary genomics research team by implementing software tools and workflows for analyzing high-throughput genomics, epigenomics, and transcriptomics data.
Apply advanced analytical methods and algorithms to deliver high quality analysis results including figures and tables.
Develop best practices for next generation sequencing analysis and document them.
Determine, research, and implement appropriate methodologic procedures for biologically informed, statistically and computationally driven analysis of high-dimensional data.
Coordinate data flow with a wide variety of external scientific collaborators.
Manage research datasets on file servers and ensure their appropriate backup, completeness, correctness and integrity.
Assess existing data in the literature, evaluate the quality of data and assist with preparation and distribution of data to the group.
Assist in preparing scientific presentations, grant applications and manuscripts, with the opportunity if appropriate.
Familiarity with common computational biology tools and software packages such as Bioconductor.
Additional education (Master's level) may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula,
Bachelor's degree in a related discipline such as Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Statistical Genetics or related field required.
3 years related experience required.
Additional education (Master's level) may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Knowledge of R software.
Any specific physical requirements for the job:
Able to sit in a normal seated position for extended periods.
Able to reach by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction.
Finger dexterity required, able to manipulate objects with fingers rather than entire hand(s) or arm(s), e.g., use of computer keyboard.
Able to communicate using the spoken and written word.
Able to see within normal parameters and to hear within normal range.
Able to move about.
Able to lift minimum weight, 25 lbs.
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