Bioinformatics Analyst I

Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Sep 01, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time


The lab of Dr. Eric Van Nostrand (Assistant Professor, Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Therapeutic Innovation Center) is seeking talented molecular biologists to aid our studies of how RNA processing is regulated in breast cancer and RNA viral infection. As part of this work, this position will perform data processing and analysis of next-generation sequencing library preparation (eCLIP, RNA-seq, and others) to profile in vivo targets of RNA binding proteins. Candidates will be expected to work independently with supervision from the PI, postdoctoral fellows, or graduate students as part of an interdisciplinary team, utilizing existing and public analysis pipelines as well as write custom scripts to perform desired tasks.

Job Purpose

The Bioinformatics Analyst I will discover and analyze genomic variation in normal human and disease populations using bioinformatics and computational techniques and concepts.

Job Duties
  • Collaborate with the PI, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate students to define software and analysis requirements and implement desired specifications.
  • Execute analysis using existing software tools.
  • Design and code new systems and/or modifications as needed.
  • Track project data and report analysis results.
  • Communicate effectively with team members in both computational and experimental biology areas.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Education Required: Bachelor's degree in Genetics, Biology, Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Computational Biology, Computer Science, or a related field.
  • Experience Required: None Required.
  • Certification/Licenses/Registration: None Required.

Preferred Qualifications

Education Preferred:

  • Master’s degree in a related field.
  • 1-2 years of research experience.

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.



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