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POST DATE 9/16/2017
END DATE 12/19/2017

The University of Chicago Campus - Hyde Park, IL

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The Bioinformatician 2 is responsible for the design and implementation of bioinformatics services for the rapidly growing Division within the Department of Pathology within the Division of Genomic and Molecular Pathology. Will support and maintain clinical computational pipelines and create data novel algorithms as needed. and use specialized computer software to identify and classify components of scientific biological systems. Will develop and implement software methodologies and computational tools. Actively seeks out emerging industry practices and new technologies to leverage project capabilities. Devise, modify or test procedures to solve complex problems. Execute and roll out efficient project specific solutions. Document, follow up and support projects after initial completion. The Division is looking for individuals who will contribute their skills in a fast-paced cutting edge environment and will leverage state-of-the-art technologies to deliver innovative and exciting solutions for clinical and translational investigators.
Design, development and implementation of data analysis tools and pipelines
Essential Functions to include:
Develop new or modify existing procedures to solve complex problems in research projects
Design and perform formal evaluation of informatics methods and products
Create or modify web-based bioinformatics tools involving next generation sequencing
Develop programs to perform analyses and generate both routine and ad hoc reports
Manipulate publicly accessible, commercial, or proprietary genomic, proteomic, or post-genomic databases
Identify problems, determine solutions, and ensure implementation in a timely manner
Independently investigate and implement workflows into production level software
Provide bioinformatics support to project based clients and collaborators
Consult with researchers to analyze problems, recommend technology-based solutions, or determine computational strategies
Communicate research results through conference presentations, scientific publications, or project reports
Provide training on biomedical informatics related concepts, applications, and tools
Contribute to the development of training, tools, and process documentation
Maintain working knowledge of bioinformatics tool and algorithm in the related field
Other duties as assigned

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or status as an individual with disability.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity / Disabled / Veterans Employer.

Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process may contact Human Resources by calling 773-834-1841 or by emailing with their request.

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