JOB OPPORTUNITY - Bioinformatics Programmer/Analyst
The Center for Research on Influenza Pathogenesis (CRIP) at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS) is looking for a full-time Bioinformatics Programmer/Analyst with a strong background in data management and de novo genome assembly from short- and long-read next-generation sequencing (NGS) data. The candidate will be responsible for genome assembly, genotypic characterization, phylogenetic analysis and pandemic risk assessment of new influenza strains collected for surveillance and research purposes. The candidate will also work closely with the PI on studies that will assess virus-host interactions using a variety of high-throughput genomics technologies, including bulk and single-cell RNA-Seq.
We seek a highly motivated and dedicated person with an M.Sc. or Ph.D. degree in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology or a related field, with excellent quantitative skills and the ability to work well in a collaborative environment. The candidate will preferably have at least two years of work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. The applicant should have a strong computational background, combined with a solid understanding of biology. Specific qualifications include:
The ISMMS is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We recognize the power and importance of a diverse employee population and strongly encourage applicants with various experiences and backgrounds.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $70,000.00 to $75,000.00 /year