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We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Bioinformatics Programmer – Part Time, Benefits Eligible – Mineola.
In this role, the successful candidate The Department of Foundations of Medicine, NYU Long Island School of Medicine, Mineola, NY is seeking a highly motivated, enthusiastic and creative individual to become part of a team of scientists investigating the genomic and epigenetic mechanisms of cardiovascular disease using computational approaches. The successful candidate will work on various types of large datasets generated from next-generation sequencing methods including single-cell approaches and will interact with various members of a NIH funded Program Project Grant focusing on the Biogenesis and catabolism of atherogenic lipoproteins.
• Work closely with bench scientists to understand and help accomplish their research goals
• Analyze various types of large-scale next generation sequencing data (e.g. RNA-seq and single cell RNA-seq) from processing raw sequencing data to performing downstream correlation and pathway analyses
• Perform GWAS associations of candidate genes using the UK Biobank and other databases.
• Perform robust data quality control and validation
• Adapt ‘omics data analysis pipelines in a rapidly evolving research environment
• Prepare visualizations and concise presentations of computational results
• Design, implement, execute standard pipelines for routine genomics data analyses, and customized pipelines for collaborative research projects, striving for proper data reproducibility and accessibility
To qualify you must have a Bachelor's degree in Biology, Computer Science, Bioinformatics, or related field plus 3-5 years of Bioinformatics experience.
Foundational knowledge of biology, molecular biology, and genetics.
Basic understanding of statistics as it pertains to genomics data analysis (e.g. differential gene expression, linear modeling, normalization, batch effects, etc.)
Proficiency in programming and scripting in R and/or Python required.
Experience in Unix/Linux systems including running tasks in HPC environments (e.g. Slurm).
Experience with sequencing data (RNA-seq preferred).
Ability to work independently while collaborating and assisting the team in its common research goals.
Attention to detail and ability to work on multiple projects is necessary.
Excellent communication skills with proficiency in written and oral English.
Masters degree or Ph.D. in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Genetics, System Biology, Molecular Biology or related field preferred.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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