University of Pittsburgh seeks Bioinformatic Senior Research Specialist to be responsible for analyses of multi-omics datasets with emphasis on single cell and bulk RNAseq, ATACseq and ChlPseqq data relevant to the study of immune cells in mouse and human cancer and autoimmune microenvironments. Designs new analysis strategies and pipelines for answering scientific questions and testing hypothesis for projects. Works in close collaboration with experimental scientists to assist their high throughput NGS project design, data analysis, and data presentation. Train lab members in basic computational biology/ bioinformatics data analysis, including the use of programs in R and C++. Responsible for independent computation research projects involving methods development, novel algorithm development and/or high-level data analysis of lab-generated and generally available datasets. Participates in group meetings, journal clubs.
Work location: 5115 Centre Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15232
Interested, submit resume or CV through join.pitt.edu, requisition number: 19008620
Master's degree in Bioinformatics or Computational Biology. Must have three years of experience in the position offered or related. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Minimum Education Level Required: Master's
Minimum Experience Level Required: 3-5 years experience
Hiring Range: TBD based on qualifications
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances: Not Applicable
Required Documents: Resume
Internal Number: 19008620
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.