About the Job
J. ? Craig Venter Institute (JCVI), a not-for-profit research institute dedicated to the advancement of the science of genomics is seeking a Bioinformatics Analyst.? The Bioinformatics Analyst will work on the analysis of functional genomics datasets, in areas that may include comparative genomics, proteomics, gene expression, and structural genomics.? Responsibilities include frequently interacting with the scientists to develop data analysis strategies and to then carry out the analytical tasks.? This position will also work closely with the software engineering staff to design software to address novel data management and analysis needs.?
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in the Biological Sciences with a minimum of 2 years of professional experience, which should include working with computers in the field of biological sciences and with data analysis software and techniques.? Strong familiarity with general bioinformatics tools and techniques is essential, as is the capacity to understand and learn to operate the bioinformatics software developed within the department.? The Bioinformatics Analysis must be able to work effectively on concurrent projects.?
Candidates will also have demonstrated working knowledge of relevant computer programming languages such as Perl or Python; Systems including Windows, Linux, and/?or Macintosh; Relational Databases including the ability to write SQL queries.? Experience with technologies such as HTML and XML is a plus.? The Bioinformatics Analyst will have expert knowledge of molecular biology as it relates to DNA sequences, sequencing technologies and genomics.? Strong written and verbal communication skills, excellent organization and time management skills, the ability to meet schedules, the ability to collaborate across a multi-disciplinary team, and to work independently is a must.?
JCVI offers an excellent working environment and a competitive benefits package.? For more information and to apply to this position, please visit our website at www.?jcvi.?org Equal Opportunity Employer M/?F/?D/?V.?