HRI offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.
Description of Duties:
The Biostatistician provides scientific programming support for collaborative bioinformatics application within the RPCI community including the analysis and interpretation of high throughput biomedical data such as multi-platform next-generation microarray an/ord sequencing data. The employee will actively seek, bring in and implement cutting-edge tools and algorithm, as necessary, to drive projects forward.
The candidate should possess a Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Biostatistics, Biometry or a related field. The preferred candidate will have a degree in a scientific or computational discipline and preferably a postgraduate degree (MSc or PhD) and/or significant experience in Bioinformatics or Computational Biology, good programming/scripting skills (e.g. R, Perl, Python) and a working knowledge of a range of bioinformatics software tools and database resources. The candidate will have experience in: consulting on experimental design students and postdocs in the laboratory; data QC and statistical analysis; integration and visualization of data from multiple platforms; developing data analysis strategies and contributing to design and implementation of analysis pipelines using best-of-breed bioinformatics software packages/tools; and the use of statistical methods and/or software packages for analysing high-throughput sequencing data or microarray data, especially using R and associated Bioconductor packages. The role requires excellent communication skills, involving regular interaction with researchers and other bioinformaticians as well as contributing to manuscripts and grants writing. It also requires good time management skills to support multiple projects concurrently, and the ability to work well in a team.
This is a grant-funded position. Compliance with funding requirements such as time and effort reporting, grant deliverables, and contract deliverables is required.
Health Research Incorporated (HRI) Roswell Park Division participates in the E-Verify program.
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