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Bioinformatics Scientist

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Company :
Affinity Executive Search

Location :
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Expiry Date :
Sat, 24 Jul 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Description :
My well-funded biotech client is expanding and seeks a Bioinformatics Scientist to support their cancer immunotherapy team. The ideal candidate will take on the following tasks:

* Develop and optimize NGS-based software including variant calling, gene expression, epigenetic analyses, single-cell sequencing
* Integrate diverse NGS and non-NGS data sets to identify cancer drivers, predictive biomarkers, and mechanistic hypotheses
* Apply statistical fundamentals to biological datasets
* Design and implement novel computational approaches
* Develop applications using Python, R, C/C++, and other programming languages

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualities:

* PhD in Bioinformatics coupled with a strong track record of publications or patents
* Experience with mining public data sets, such as TCGA, GTEx, and CCLE
* Fluency in SAM, BAM, VCF file format specifications and other standard bioinformatic formats
* Understanding protein structure and/or experience in structure modeling is a plus.
* Exceptional verbal and written communication skills