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University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill Bioinformatics Scientist in United States

Employment Type: Permanent Staff (EHRA NF)

Vacancy ID: NF0004975

Salary Range: Dependent on Qualifications and Experience

Position Summary/Description:

The Hoadley Lab is seeking a bioinformatics scientist to join our group to provide data analysis for the characterization of human cancers. Our team is involved in several collaborative team projects including the TCGA’s Genome Data Analysis Network. Research in the lab includes analysis of RNA and DNA sequencing for cancer subtyping, pathway analysis, mutational signatures, and mutation and copy number analyses including integrated analyses of different data types. Projects will cover a range of tumor types and while expertise in a particular tumor type is not required; a general understanding of cancer is expected. The position will involve working in a collaborative environment and requires strong scientific communication skills. The candidate will also assist with project management and quality control of data.

Education and Experience:

The candidate must have proficiency in R, Python or Perl, knowledge of molecular biology and genomics, prior experience with next-generation sequencing, and have a passion for collaborative and interdisciplinary research. Candidate should be highly motivated and able to work independently and exhibit excellent oral and written communication skills. Experience with working in a high-performance computing environment is preferred.

AA/EEO Statement:

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.