Bioinformatics Portal Engineer
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Bioinformatics Portal Engineer
The Zhou lab in the department of Computational Biology is seeking a candidate passionate in promoting biomedical and cancer research and addressing big data challenges from the unique perspective of scientific data visualization. Dr. Zhou leads a team of bioinformatics scientists and web developers to investigate and implement cutting edge methodologies to utilize multi-omics data in cancer and population science. This position will join the efforts to develop the ProteinPaint visual-analytical system, by working inside an agile team with diverse engineering and scientific backgrounds. The candidate will contribute or lead development of novel applications to empower scientists and clinicians at the forefront of genomic research into catastrophic childhood diseases. The candidate will do so by adhering to the standard of our work to achieve the best quality, to carefully test and document, with full attention to details.
The department provides a highly interactive environment with collaborative opportunities across basic and clinical departments, access to high performance computing clusters, cloud computing environment, innovative visualization tools, highly automated analytical pipelines and mentorship from faculty scientists with deep experience in data analysis, data management, and delivery of high-quality results for highly competitive projects. This position is located in Memphis, TN, and relocation assistance is available.
Recognized as a world leader in mapping the genetic landscape of pediatric cancers, the St. Jude department of Computational Biology has developed state-of-art computational infrastructure, well-established analytical pipelines, and deep genomic analysis expertise with a track record of high-impact publications in top-tier biomedical journals such as Nature, NEJM, JAMA, Nature Genetics, and Nature Methods.
Works in conjunction with other team members to implement, test, and maintain the ProteinPaint application.
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