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BIOINFORMATICS STAFF SCIENTIST I


M2Gen Building, 10902 N McKinley Drive, Tampa, FL 33612

Bioinformatics

Full Time

80

Day Shift

Mon-Friday 9-5:30

M2Gen is a health informatics solution subsidiary of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer and Research Institute in Tampa, Florida. M2Gen is the operational and coordinating center for the Oncology Research Information Exchange (ORIEN), an alliance of cancer centers across the US. We strive to be a leader in creating and delivering health informatics solutions through evidence-based approaches to predict and meet the needs of cancer patients. Be part of the cure by joining M2Gen's team and impacting the future of cancer care.

Position Highlights:

·       Performs basic to intermediate level bioinformatics and statistical analysis for research projects with guidance from scientific management, senior bioinformaticians.

·       Receives training on NGS pipeline analysis, and independently carries out routine QC checks/analysis on NGS data delivered by molecular vendors within specified time window, for ORIEN Avatar and other collaboration projects.

·       Performs pipeline NGS analyses on raw sequencing data and variant filtering and annotation using public or private databases as needed.

·       Works collaboratively and with minimal supervision with investigators for analysis and interpretation of data including detailed reports, quality control, data visualization and assistance with manuscript preparation and grant submissions.

·       Provides development and integration of analysis pipelines including integration with other shared resources technology platforms.

·        Utilizes open source tools and develops novel tools and visualization approaches for data analysis and interpretation.

·       Serves as a resource for investigators and project team regarding bioinformatics approaches and tools.

 

The Ideal Candidate demonstrates:

·       Ability to collaborate with biologists and biostatisticians to develop and apply novel bioinformatics approaches using tools such as: C, C++, PERL, HTML, JAVA, XML, Python, Bioconductor, MATLAB is strongly desired and familiarity with SQL database tools.

·       Experience in linux/high performance computing cluster environment would be a plus.

·       Ability to collaborate on projects and engage investigators, scientific staff and biostatisticians.

·       Ability to establish and maintain effective collaborative research relationships with others and to contribute to ongoing research projects requiring bioinformatics support and communicate clearly verbally and in writing.

·       Ability to perform data analysis to support research projects

 

Job Responsibilities:

·       Implement and develop QC/QA pipeline for NGS data

·       Implement NGS analysis pipeline and execute NGS analysis tasks

·       Design, develop and implement bioinformatics solutions for data analysis and interpretation

·       Analyze, prepare and report data to collaborators/PIs

·       Must maintain accurate and appropriate records of scientific analysis, core usage and time management

·       Possess and display excellent written and verbal communication skills in all methods of communications to both external and internal end users.

·       Must be able to perform with adequate supervision and follow project deliverables and timelines.

 

Credentials and Qualifications:

·       M.S degree in biological/physical science field of study.

Moffitt Cancer Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, or protected veteran or disabled status. We seek candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.