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Bioinformatics Analyst I
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Job Description

The Bioinformatics Core in the Advanced Technology Cores at Baylor College of Medicine has a position available for a motivated bioinformatics analyst, with a focus on integrative analysis of epigenomic, transcriptomic, metabolomics and proteomic large scale datasets. This position offers the opportunities to get experience in computational biology, interacting with the scientific community at large at Baylor College of Medicine, and lead to methodological advances such as novel software or analytical methods. Tools developed will be made available via web services such as the Galaxy server. We prefer the candidate to have experience (not required) in analysis of massively parallel sequencing data and/or proteomics data, and be familiar with widely used genomic databases and software. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in multiple projects involving integration of high-volume data sets, design and implementation of data processing pipelines, and analyses of proteomic and epigenomic data. The ideal candidate is preferred but not required to have a strong background in statistics, and a graduate degree. Experience with statistical analysis tools such as R or Matlab, the UNIX/Linux cluster computing using PBS, and scripting languages such as Ruby, Perl, or Python is strongly recommended. Due to the nature of the position, the candidate must have excellent written and verbal English skills, strong communication and interpersonal skills, and be capable of working with large collaborative teams.


* Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Biological Sciences.
* No experience required.


* Master's degree in Computer Science or Biological Sciences.
* Experience in scientific programming with applications to biological research.

About Baylor College of Medicine

Baylor College of Medicine, one of the nation's top academic health sciences centers, is committed to advancing human health through the integration of patient care, research, education and community service. The only private medical school in the Greater Southwest, Baylor College of Medicine was founded in 1900 and is today an internationally respected medical and research institution known for excellence in education, research and patient care. The College consistently ranks among the top of the country's 125 medical schools. For 2007, U.S. News & World Report has ranked the College No. 10 on its list of top medical schools. Baylor College of Medicine also is listed 13th among all U.S. medical schools for National Institutes of Health funding, and No. 1 for research expenditures in biological science by the National Science Foundation.