Bioinformatics jobs/internships

Job details.  Date posted: 07/25/2012
Frederick, MD, USA

Job Opening: Bioinformatics Analyst

The Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research (FNLCR)-Developmental Therapeutics Program,Target Structure-based Drug Discovery Group (TSBDDG) in conjunction with the NCI/USAMRIID Interagency Agreement works to identify targets and to develop therapeutics in both biothreat and cancer models.

Will independently perform the following duties: provide automation and optimization of existing high-throughput laboratory computing workflows and to develop genomic/proteomic bioinformatic tools. Will synchronize use of high-throughput computing resources. These datasets must be stored and tracked through the workflow by a data management system. Many of the datasets will also require custom tools (scripts/software) for analysis. Specifically, they will support ongoing work in the Center for Genome Sciences at USAMRIID. This position requires that candidates must be a US Citizen.

  • Possession of a Bachelor’s degree in biomedical science/bioinformatics/math/computer related field from an accredited college or university or four (4) years related experience in lieu of degree. Foreign degrees must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency.
  • In addition to education requirements, a minimum of eight (8) years related experience in a laboratory environment with a strong background in database management and utility programming.
  • Proficient in Ingenuity Pathways Analysis with experience in cancer and bioterror target discovery.
  • Extensive experience with expression data analysis focused on target discovery in cancer and bioterror projects.
  • This position is subject to obtaining a Public Trust Clearance.
  • Masters degree preferred.
  • R programming for analysis of cancer target databases and experience with Pipeline Pilot framework for deployment of analysis applications.