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St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Lead Bioinformatics Analyst Multi-omics in Memphis, Tennessee

Responsible for complex analysis on biomedical data produced from a variety of biotechnology platforms including microarrays, next generation sequencing systems, scientific imaging and tandem mass spectrometry for proteomics. Designs, develops, improves, modifies, and operates data analysis pipelines. Develops bioinformatics pipelines or uses advanced software packages (e.g. extant) in conducting data analysis for biomedical datasets. Works closely with experimental researchers to understand analytical needs, provide technical consultation, design analytical approaches, generate/provide analysis results and reports, project reports and perform requested custom analyses. Independently performs post-processing statistical analysis of results and interprets results. Contributes to the evaluation and recommendation of new software tools to meet the growing needs of the research community at St Jude Children's Research Hospital (SJCRH). Designs and prepares materials for training lab scientists on software usage and data analysis techniques. Manages projects and coordinates other efforts related to analysis and infrastructure as directed.

  • Performs data analysis, data visualization, statistical analysis, experimental design, database development, mathematical modeling, and novel method development.

  • Provides bioinformatics analysis for investigators and communicates analytical process and results.

  • Assists in preparing and submitting manuscripts for publication.

  • Contributes ideas to automate or improve existing analysis methods, and innovative algorithm development.

  • Assists with establishing and documenting protocols or best practices for common research tasks.

  • Ensures that efficient and prompt help is provided to SJCRH PIs and other investigators.

  • Bachelor's degree is required.

  • Master's degree or PHD is preferred

  • Six (6) years of relevant experience is required.

  • Four (4) years of relevant experience may be acceptable with a Master's degree.

  • No experience may be acceptable with a PHD in Computer Science or Bioinformatics, with a background in the biological sciences.

  • Experience in programming (Python, Java, C/C++, perl or other programming/scripting languages) under linux/unix environment is required.

  • Experience with and the ability to deal with a wide range of users is required.

  • Experience of independent data analyses and project management is required.

  • End user support and training experience is required.

  • Experience with open source software development preferred.

  • Experience in development of algorithms, statistical methods or scientific software preferred.

  • Experience in next-generation sequence analysis or imaging analysis is preferred.

  • Experience in working with high-throughput data sets in a highly competitive environment is preferred.

  • Experience in working in a team project is preferred.

  • Cross training in biological sciences (e.g. genomics, genetics, transcriptomics and epigenetics) preferred

  • Scripting experience using a statistics package such as R, S-Plus or SAS preferred.

  • Experience in personnel management preferred.

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St. Jude is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has mandated the COVID-19 vaccine for all employees, excluding those with an approved medical or religious accommodation, as a condition of employment.

Posted Job Title: Lead Bioinformatics Analyst Multi-omics

WITS Req ID: 44919

Posted Department: Computational Biology

Street: 262 Danny Thomas Place

Other Information:

St. Jude is an Equal Opportunity Employer No Search Firms: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital does not accept unsolicited assistance from search firms for employment opportunities. Please do not call or email. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee or other representative at St. Jude via email, the internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place and approved by HR will result in no fee being paid in the event the candidate is hired by St. Jude. COVID-19 vaccine: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has mandated the COVID-19 vaccine for all employees, excluding those with an approved medical or religious accommodation, as a condition of employment.

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