Job title: Senior Scientist, Bioinformatics
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Location: New Jersey
Industry:
  • Bioinformatics
Expertise:
  • Bioinformatics - General
Salary type: Annual
Salary: USD $100,000.00
Job published: 2019-01-24
Job ID: 32207
Contact name: Sam Jackson
Contact email: sam.jackson@harrisonfrazer.com

Job Description

Senior Scientist, Bioinformatics

Technical and R&D

Harrison Frazer is currently working with a Biotechnology company in New Jersey, who are seeking a Senior Scientist of Bioinformatics to join their growing team. Experience in working with NGS analysis tools is essential to the position.

Responsibilities:

  • Working to rapidly prototype novel algorithms.
  • Benchmarking company software with various competition and challenges.
  • Developing best practices for analysis of NGS Data – including optimization of parameters, and consensus approaches across various tools.
  • Work closely with other staff, identifying caps in variant detection and annotation algorithms in current and future pipelines.
  • Maintain high profile in NGS and Bioinformatics community through publications, conference attendance and presentations.
  • Develop and/or apply machine learning techniques to improve variant predictive algorithms.

 

CV Requirements:

  • 3+ years Industry experience with Data Analysis and Bioinformatics.
  • Industry experience in NGS analysis is essential.
  • High level of Programming language skills in at least 2 major scripting languages (Perl, Python, R, Java, etc).
  • Experience in working with high volume data visualisation.
  • BS / MS in Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Biology or related field is essential.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Problem solving and communication skills.


If you would like to find out more about the position please contact me at: sam.jackson@harrisonfrazer.com

Due to the vast number of applications received, we regret to inform that we will only be in touch with successful candidates. Apply in confidence.