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Actalent Bioinformatics Analyst III in Chicago, Illinois

Job Title: Bioinformatics Analyst IIIJob Description

We are seeking a Bioinformatics Analyst to join our cross-functional team and provide advanced bioinformatics support for studies of age-related diseases. The successful candidate will utilize a variety of omics data to test and refine biological hypotheses in coordination with wet-lab and computational colleagues. Responsibilities include upstream processing of omics data, QC normalization, exploratory data analysis, and downstream processing of bulk, single-cell, and/or spatial transcriptomic data which involves cell type annotation, differential gene expression analysis, gene set enrichment analysis, and results visualization. Additional responsibilities may include analysis of proteomics or other data modalities depending on project needs. This position is available for 6 months and can be performed from Lake County or remotely, with working hours typically from 9AM-5PM Central Time, and some flexibility depending on the location of the applicant.

Hard Skills

  • PhD in Bioinformatics, Genetics, Molecular and Cellular Biology or related field or MS with at least 6 years of experience

  • Single-cell and/or spatial transcriptome QC and analysis

  • Bulk RNAseq data processing and analysis

  • Proficiency with R and/or Python for data exploration and statistical analysis

  • Experience with high-performance computing (HPC) and job submission systems

Soft Skills

  • Ability to work collaboratively across functional teams

  • Strong problem-solving skills

  • Effective communication skills

Job Type

This is a contract position with a duration of 26 Weekly.

Work Environment

This role can be performed either remotely, onsite, or in a hybrid setting. The position requires flexibility in hours, with a typical schedule of 9AM-5PM Central Time.

About Actalent

Actalent is a global leader in engineering and sciences services and talent solutions. We help visionary companies advance their engineering and science initiatives through access to specialized experts who drive scale, innovation and speed to market. With a network of almost 30,000 consultants and more than 4,500 clients across the U.S., Canada, Asia and Europe, Actalent serves many of the Fortune 500.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

At Actalent, diversity and inclusion are a bridge towards the equity and success of our people. DE&I are embedded into our culture through:

  • Hiring diverse talent

  • Maintaining an inclusive environment through persistent self-reflection

  • Building a culture of care, engagement, and recognition with clear outcomes

  • Ensuring growth opportunities for our people

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please email actalentaccommodation@actalentservices.com (%20actalentaccommodation@actalentservices.com) for other accommodation options.