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Bioinformatics Scientist

North Liberty, IA

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JMI Laboratories is a premier microbiology laboratory supporting companies in their development of antimicrobial agents. We are seeking a highly motivated Bioinformatics Scientist to lead the development of applications and data analysis of bacterial and fungal Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) data.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work in a fast-paced and collaborative environment to support analysis of NGS sequencing data from microorganisms collected worldwide. In addition, the candidate will contribute to presentation and publication of genomic analysis research findings in peer-reviewed publications and client reports.

  • Master’s or PhD in life sciences, bioinformatics, computational biology or genomics is required
  • Hands-on experience in analyzing next-generation sequencing data is required
  • Proficiency in one or more of following programing languages: C, C++, Java, Python, Perl and/or Ruby
  • Experience with shell scripting in a Linux environment
  • Understanding of PostgreSQL or MySQL
  • Knowledge of source control practices and tools (git)
  • Outstanding team player with strong interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to efficiently, accurately, and succinctly communicate complex information
  • Ability to multitask and meet deadlines in a dynamic, customer-oriented environment
  • Knowledge in microbiology is a plus

  • Analyze large-scale genomic data
  • Develop bioinformatic software, analysis pipelines and applications to make genomics results and findings available to colleagues and superiors
  • Perform required analysis for each project and interact directly with other scientific staff
  • Contribute to presentation and publication of genomic analysis research findings

JMI Laboratories is an equal opportunity employer. No recruiters or agencies please.

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Bioinformatics Scientist

JMI Laboratories

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Posted 10/27/17

Job ID: 29050539