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Emory University Bioinformatics Analyst in Atlanta, Georgia

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JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Plan and coordinate the advanced computational and statistical analysis of research projects providing technical expertise in novel and/or revised analytical methodologies and techniques and plan the processing and analysis of research data obtained.

  • Design analysis strategies to perform genomic, epigenomic and multi-omic analyses of large population databases. Generate documentation related to analysis. Develop and prepare research goals and/or research work to attain specific goals of various projects.

  • Assist in the development of proposals for new funding. Assure compliance with safety programs and institutional review boards. Evaluate research findings and assist in reporting of results to sponsoring agencies. Assist in preparation of progress reports for funding agencies.

  • Co-author research papers and manuscripts for publication and collaborate in the development of posters and data presentations at conferences and workshops.

Required qualifications: Master’s degree in Epidemiology, Biostatistics, or an equivalent amount of experience to perform statistical analysis of high-throughput biomedical and health data. Experience with analysis of large health science databases. Demonstrated ability to participate in the design, execution, and analysis to study the genomics and epigenomics of human disease in large population-based samples. Demonstrated interpersonal skills and oral and written communication. R and/or SAS programming experience, working knowledge of Unix/Linux file system and environment.

Maintains software, hardware and the network in a bioinformatics setting or molecular modeling laboratory. Supervises regular updates and recommends state-of-the-art enhancements. Analyzes high throughput screening data and performs structure activity analyses to generate predictive correlations. Applies a limited range of molecular modeling tools to refinement of high throughput screening hits. Presents the models in a form that allows users to make decisions concerning the direction of an experimental program. Performs related responsibilities as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

A master's degree in chemistry, biochemistry, bioinformatics or related field. Two years of experience in bioinformatics and/or computational chemistry.

Additional Details

Job Function/Duties :

· Plan and coordinate the advanced computational and statistical analysis of research projects providing technical expertise in novel and/or revised analytical methodologies and techniques and plan the processing and analysis of research data obtained.

· Design analysis strategies to perform genomic, epigenomic and multi-omic analyses of large population databases. Generate documentation related to analysis. Develop and prepare research goals and/or research work to attain specific goals of various projects.

· Assist in the development of proposals for new funding. Assure compliance with safety programs and institutional review boards. Evaluate research findings and assist in reporting of results to sponsoring agencies. Assist in preparation of progress reports for funding agencies.

· Co-author research papers and manuscripts for publication and collaborate in the development of posters and data presentations at conferences and workshops.

Preferred qualifications:

Master’s degree in Epidemiology, Biostatistics, or an equivalent amount of experience to perform statistical analysis of high-throughput biomedical and health data. Experience with analysis of large health science databases. Demonstrated ability to participate in the design, execution, and analysis to study the genomics and epigenomics of human disease in large population-based samples. Demonstrated interpersonal skills and oral and written communication. R and/or SAS programming experience, working knowledge of Unix/Linux file system and environment.

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Job Number 34794

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division School Of Public Health

Department SPH: Epidemiology

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

Job Category Laboratory

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