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    DESCRIPTION

    The Biodesign Center for Personal Diagnostics (CPD, biodesign.asu.edu/pers[...]stics) in the Biodesign Institute within Arizona State University's Knowledge Enterprise is seeking an experienced Assistant Research Professional, Bioinformatics Engineer/Scientist who will provide bioinformatics expertise to our highly diverse and active research groups in production and analysis of genome-scale data to gain insights on human physiology and diseases. This position primarily for analysis of next-generation sequencing (NGS) for multiple projects at CPD, especially at the LaBaer (biodesign.asu.edu/joshua-labaer) and the Park (biodesign.asu.edu/jin-park) laboratories, as well as external collaborative projects.

    Our group is specialized in cancer biology and biomarker research aided by sophisticated genomics/proteomics applications, cell and animal models, and equipped with fully automated robotic systems for gene cloning, microarray production/processing, as well as next-generation DNA sequencers. We also have a strong expertise in developing high-throughput assays, biomarker panels/signatures, and predictive modeling for various health-related applications. In addition, we are operating web applications for public data and resource repositories, such as the plasmid repository DNASU (dnasu.org/DNASU/Home.do). To operate and support the high-paced research activities, we are working closely with the Genomics and Bioinformatics Core at ASU and provide bioinformatics supports to both on- or off-campus researchers in a broad aspects of research projects, including genomics, proteomics, machine-learning, and statistics.

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Participate in grant-funded omics-focused projects
    • Perform hands-on bioinformatics and biostatistics analysis
    • Participate in data presentation and writing reports, manuscripts, and grant proposals
    • Support and collaborate with both internal and external researchers

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • MSc in bioinformatics, computational biology, bioscience or related fields with experience in biomedical research projects
    • Hands-on research experience in analyzing high-content biological data (e.g. next-generation sequencing or high-throughput screening data)
    • Proficiency in scientific programming/scripting (e.g., Python or Java), bioinformatics/biostatistics packages (e.g., R/Bioconductor and Biopython), and SQL databases
    • An efficient team player with strong communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
    • 2 or more years of post-degree academic/industrial research experience
    • Research experience in biomarker discovery, statistical modeling, and/or machine-learning
    • Knowledge on biological databases (e.g. gene annotations, pathways, and interactomes) and genomic/proteomic data resources (e.g. NCBI, Ensembl, COSMIC, and UniProt)
    • Detail oriented, flexible, self-motivated, excellent troubleshooting skills
    • Experience in writing scientific documents (e.g. reports, manuscripts and grant proposals)
    • Wet lab experience in molecular and cellular biology
    • Experience in development of scientific software and databases
    • Proven multi-tasking ability of working with interdisciplinary scientific teams

    LOCATION

    Tempe, Arizona

    HOW TO APPLY

    Applicants are responsible for including a cover letter, CV, and the names of three professional references in their application through the Interfolio website: apply.interfolio.com/79620. Emailed applications will not be accepted.

    DEADLINE

    October 19, 2020 is the initial close date. Applications will continue to be accepted on a rolling basis for a reserve pool. Applications in the reserve pool may then be reviewed in the order in which they were received until the position is filled.

    POLICY

    A background check is required for employment. Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

    (See www.asu.edu/aad/[...].html and www.asu.edu/titleIX/.)

    In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at www.asu.edu/poli[...]t.pdf You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.

    BACKGROUND

    Do you want to develop novel data science and machine learning approaches to aid clinically management of critically ill patients?

    The CAG Center for Endotheliomics (CAG-CE) is seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral researcher in data science and machine learning to analyze clinical omics data in translational research focusing on endothelial cell metabolism in patients with critical illness such as trauma and severe infections.

    CAG-CE is a clinical academic group (gchsp.dk) involving six hospitals and two universities in the Copenhagen Region. The successful candidate will work closely with experimental and computational groups within the Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability (CFB), the computational groups at KU, and with physicians at Rigshospitalet.

    You will join a dynamic team working on clinical and -omics data analysis, machine learning, software development, and next-generation sequencing data generation. Working at CFB, you have a unique opportunity to become equipped with cutting edge skills in statistical analysis, machine learning, mechanistic modeling and -omics data analysis, while our clinical collaborators provide an opportunity to work with international leaders in the study of endothelial cell phenotypes in patients with critical illness.

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    Develop and apply data science methods for CAG-CE.

    As the CAG-CE data scientist, you will be working on network/pathway-driven analysis of omics data obtained from critically ill patients and endothelial cell culture experiments. The data include metabolomics, proteomics, and genomics data along with typical patient metadata such as age, sex, health status, etc. You will be mining the Danish health registry and work with data hosted on cloud platforms such as Computerome.

    More specifically, your mission is to develop and apply of data science methods (i.e. machine learning, statistical modeling) to integrate omics data in order to better predict therapeutic manipulation strategies.

    REQUIREMENTS

    PhD degree in engineering, bioinformatics, biology or similar field

    We are looking for a colleague with previous experience in using bioinformatics, statistics, and machine learning to answer biological questions. This includes familiarity with common visualization modules (e.g., in matplotlib in python) and statistics and machine learning modules (e.g., TensorFlow, scikit-learn, etc. in python).

    Additionally, your CV will demonstrate experience in
    • Omics data analysis, e.g., genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics, metabolomics, fluxomics
    • Developing scientific software in the current data science languages, including Python
    • Using version control tools (i.e., git)
    CAG-CE is an interdisciplinary, multinational team, so it is essential that you have good communication skills in English are essential.

    TERMS & COMPENSATION

    The period of employment is two years. The appointment will be based on the collective agreement with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. The allowance will be agreed upon with the relevant union.

    HOW TO APPLY

    Please submit your online application no later than 12 November 2020.

    Apply online at www.career.dtu.dk. Open the "Apply online" link, fill out the form and attach, in English as one PDF file, all materials to be given consideration including CV, cover letter, diploma and if relevant list of publications.

    Applications and enclosures received after the deadline will not be considered.

    All qualified candidates irrespective of age, gender, race, disability, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.

    Further information:
    If you would like additional information about the position, please contact Co-PI Igor Marín de Mas at igmar[at]biosustain.dtu.dk or Senior Researcher, Douglas McCloskey at domccl[at]biosustain.dtu.dk. If necessary, we will set up an additional phone call to ensure your understanding of the job and your many opportunities.

    ABOUT US

    The Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability (DTU Biosustain):
    Recent progress in our ability to read and write genomic code, combined with advances in automation, analytics and data science, has fundamentally changed the scope and ambition of harnessing the potential of biological systems. Big data approaches and analysis of biological systems are key research instruments at the Center. DTU Biosustain utilizes these advances for microbial cell factory design to foster sustainable lifestyles in relation to three application areas: Sustainable Chemicals, Natural Products, and Microbial Foods. Learn more at biosustain.dtu.dk.

    Technology for people:
    DTU develops technology for people. With our international elite research and study programmes, we are helping to create a better world and to solve the global challenges formulated in the UN's 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Hans Christian Ørsted founded DTU in 1829 with a clear vision to develop and create value using science and engineering to benefit society. That vision lives on today. DTU has 12,000 students and 6,000 employees. We work in an international atmosphere and have an inclusive, evolving, and informal working environment. Our main campus is in Kgs. Lyngby north of Copenhagen and we have campuses in Roskilde and Ballerup and in Sisimiut in Greenland.

    Lawrence Berkeley National Lab's (LBNL, www.lbl.gov) Environmental Genomics & Systems Biology Division (biosciences.lbl.gov/divisions/egsb/) has an opening for a Postdoctoral Scholar – Microbial Ecology and Plant-Microbe Interactions with expertise in microbiology and biochemistry.

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    In this exciting role, you will use highly controlled laboratory ecosystems, synthetic biology, genomics, metabolomics tools, and defined microbial communities to identify relationships between plant chemistry, archaea and Nitrogen transformations. The main goal of this project is to dissect factors defining plant-archaea interactions and their role in nutrient cycling in the rhizosphere of bioenergy crop.

    What You Will Do:
    • Design and execute laboratory experiments to identify factors that mediate nutrient and metabolite exchanges between plants, archaea and other members of the defined community.
    • Analyze microbial genomic and transcriptomic data.
    • Perform metabolomics analysis.
    • Develop and perform biochemical assays.
    • Work closely with other project team members to design and engineer (gene manipulation, genome editing) microbial systems.
    • Keep precise and detailed laboratory notebooks, maintain and manage all resources generated throughout the project.
    • Publish research results in peer-reviewed journals.
    • Present results to internal groups and at a national meeting.

    REQUIREMENTS

    What Is Required:
    • Ph.D. in microbiology, biochemistry, genomics, molecular biology, or a related field.
    • Experience of culturing and characterization of environmental microorganisms.
    • Experience with basic molecular biology techniques, such as DNA/RNA extraction, qPCR, sample preparation for sequencing.
    • Knowledge of genome engineering approaches.
    • Experience with LC-MS based metabolomics analysis.
    • Experience in computational skills for analysis of genomic and transcriptomic data.
    • Demonstrated scientific productivity through publications in relevant peer-reviewed journals.
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

    PREFERENCES

    Additional Desired Qualifications:
    • Data analysis using Python and/or R.
    • Imaging of fluorescently labeled microbial communities (e.g., recombinant fluorescent protein expression, FISH).
    • Understanding of rhizosphere biology and plant-microbe interactions.

    TERMS

    • This is a full time, 1 year postdoctoral appointment with the possibility of renewal based upon satisfactory job performance, continuing availability of funds and ongoing operational needs. You must have less than 3 years paid postdoctoral experience. Salary for Postdoctoral positions depends on years of experience post-degree.
    • M-F, exempt (monthly paid) from overtime pay.
    • This position is represented by a union for collective bargaining purposes.
    • This position may be subject to a background check. Any convictions will be evaluated to determine if they directly relate to the responsibilities and requirements of the position. Having a conviction history will not automatically disqualify an applicant from being considered for employment.

    LOCALE

    Work will be primarily performed at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, 1 Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, CA.

    COMPENSATION

    Salary will be predetermined based on postdoctoral step rates.

    Working at Berkeley Lab has many rewards including a competitive compensation program, excellent health and welfare programs, a retirement program that is second to none, and outstanding development opportunities. To view information about the many rewards that are offered at Berkeley Lab – Click Here (hr.lbl.gov).

    HOW TO APPLY

    Apply directly online at 50.73.55.13/coun[...]87907 and follow the on-line instructions to complete the application process.

    DEADLINE

    The posting shall remain open until the position is filled.

    Organization: EB-Environ Genomics & Systems Bio

    ABOUT US

    Environmental Genomics and Systems Biology:
    Mission: Linking genome biology to ecosystem dynamics.
    Vision: Sustainable solutions to energy and environmental challenges developed through mechanistic understanding of ecosystem dynamics.
    Approach: We develop systems-level models using integrated molecular observation and controlled manipulation of model organisms and defined biomes to design and test interventions that promote beneficial outcomes.

    Berkeley Lab:
    Berkeley Lab (LBNL) addresses the world's most urgent scientific challenges by advancing sustainable energy, protecting human health, creating new materials, and revealing the origin and fate of the universe. Founded in 1931, Berkeley Lab's scientific expertise has been recognized with 13 Nobel prizes. The University of California manages Berkeley Lab for the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Science.

    POLICY

    Equal Employment Opportunity: Berkeley Lab is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. Berkeley Lab is in compliance with the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision under 41 CFR 60-1.4. Click here (www.dol.gov/agen[...]sters) to view the poster and supplement: "Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law."

    Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, and other underrepresented groups presently considering scientific research careers.

    Would you like to build bioinformatics systems that make a difference?

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    As Scientific Developer you will use your scientific background as well as your Python and web programming skills and knowledge of Linux systems to build IT systems for various bioinformatics projects.

    BACKGROUND

    At Intomics we collaborate closely with our clients from the pharmaceutical industry on building systems to support research and analysis of biomedical data, on discovering new drugs and biomarkers, and on finding the most effective treatments for patients. We are specialized in the analysis and integration of genomic and biomedical big data. Typical projects include data management of large amounts of data, implementing specialized processing pipelines, or designing, developing and maintaining bioinformatics tools for analysis or data presentation.

    REQUIREMENTS

    We are looking for a bioinformatician with focus on 'informatics', and the ideal candidate has the following key qualifications:
    • Strong programming skills in Python and possibly other languages
    • A good understanding of working in a Linux environment
    • Experience with web programming
    • Good communication, collaboration and documentation skills
    • A commercial mindset
    • The ambition to become a project manager
    • Knowledge of relational, graph or NoSQL databases

    LOCALE

    You will be part of the Informatics department and work out of our office in Lyngby, Denmark.

    HOW TO APPLY

    Please send your motivated application, CV and references to applications-2001[at]intomics.com in pdf, no later than 6th of November 2020.

    ABOUT US

    We Offer:
    Your workday at Intomics will be both fun and challenging. You will get the opportunity to use your experience to find the best technical solutions to meet the needs of our clients in close collaboration with your experienced and dedicated colleagues.

    We are a small company allowing us to operate in an agile and informal environment. We are characterized by having world-class expertise while maintaining an entrepreneurial spirit and a strong company culture. We offer a workplace with a friendly and informal atmosphere, where you will be collaborating with colleagues who hold a strong scientific background and are passionate about finding innovative solutions together.

    We are a value driven organization who work with dedication and efficiency, while maintaining a high degree of flexibility to keep a healthy work-life balance, ensuring a high level of employee satisfaction.

    DESCRIPTION

    Job Summary/Basic Function:
    Join our expanding team focused on gene-environmental interactions in the pathogenesis and progression of osteoarthritis. Dr. Matlock Jeffries is seeking a Post-Doctoral Fellow with a strong background in osteoarthritis research to be part of the team working to understand how epigenetic modifications and the microbiome contribute to the development of knee osteoarthritis in human patients and mouse models. The successful candidate will be part of a dynamic lab with synergistic skills and experiences and will be given the opportunity to develop new projects that complement the overall directions of the lab. The team utilizes next-generation sequencing and microarray approaches to DNA methylation analysis, as well as Cas9-based epigenetic editing, RNA-Seq, 16s microbiome, and computational and bioinformatic analyses to expand knowledge of OA pathogenesis. Our laboratory has longstanding experience in the use of DMM surgery to induce OA in mouse models and collaborates with investigators at the leading edge of OA animal model research. Dr. Jeffries's lab is well funded through multiple NIH and Department of Defense awards. Both Dr. Jeffries and the Arthritis and Clinical Immunology Program of the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation have a long history of exceptional mentorship.

    This is a mentored position for postdoctoral training. Incumbents at this level plan, design and conduct research experiments, manage research projects, prepare reports and papers for publication, presentation and future research, contribute to grant writing and are encouraged to write applications for fellowships. Learn the complexities of research lab management and participate in various lab management responsibilities.

    Benchmark Expectations:
    • Conduct scientific research.
    • Manage research projects.
    • Present scientific information both formally and informally, including "big data" sequencing / epigenetic / genetic information.
    • Prepare papers for publication.
    • Contribute to grant writing.
    • Perform lab management responsibilities as assigned.
    • Work collaboratively and collegially as part of the team while developing skills needed as an independent scientist.
    • Have experience and/or exposure to osteoarthritis or a closely related field.

    REQUIREMENTS

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    Knowledge of the principles and practices of scientific theory and research; demonstrates skill in formulating and testing hypotheses; ability to conduct scientific research experiments; to analyze and summarize data and results; to write technical, scientific papers; to write grants and to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; to mentor students and guide/direct the work of less senior scientists; to manage a research lab with progressive competency and to demonstrate leadership in a research lab.

    Minimum Qualifications:
    Ph.D. in a biological science, chemistry, physics or other relevant area, or M.D., or equivalent.

    Minimum Degree Required:
    Doctorate

    Preferred Qualifications:
    Doctorate in OA research, either basic or translational. History of work in OA mouse models preferred. Publication of at least 2-3 peer-reviewed articles. Experience planning and effectively executing animal projects and maintaining animal colonies. Experience in epigenetics, genetics, or data processing of large genomic datasets preferred but not required. Great communication skills needed. Must have the ability to multitask and work both independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary team with exemplary attention to detail. Must have good computer skills, in the laboratory we routinely use macOS, windows, and linux-based systems. A familiarity with R and/or linux command line is helpful.

    Physical Demands:
    Regularly required to stand, use manual dexterity, talk or hear; Frequently required to walk and reach with hands and arms; occasionally sit; frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds; vision abilities include close vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Potential exposure to fumes, airborne particles, or rodent dander. May work with toxic, caustic chemicals, radioactive materials, liquid nitrogen, human tissue or blood. Potential risk of electrical shock. Occasional exposure to cold 4C, and/or extreme cold -80C from freezers. Noise level is usually moderate.

    TERMS

    Position Type: Scientific
    Classification: Ongoing
    Status: Full-Time

    LOCALE

    OMRF is an independent, not-for-profit biomedical research institute adjacent to the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (OUHSC) campus in Oklahoma City. Oklahoma City offers a dynamic and flourishing downtown area, with low cost of living, short commute times and a diversified economy.

    HOW TO APPLY

    To apply, visit apptrkr.com/2021224

    Posting Number: 000240
    Department: Arthritis & Clinical Immunology – Jeffries

    POLICY

    OMRF's excellence can only be fully realized by individuals who share our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. Successful candidates will demonstrate commitment to these values. OMRF is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected characteristic.

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    BACKGROUND

    Computercraft seeks a Whole Genome Shotgun Database Biologist to receive, process and maintain genetic sequencing data sets from incomplete genomes and incomplete chromosomes. The individual will analyze sequence data and work with researchers to prepare their data for release to the public database. Candidates with strong computer skills and experience in DNA sequence analysis are encouraged to apply. This is an ideal position for a fast learner with a love for puzzles and problem solving.

    The individual will work together with experts from NIH's National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) at the National Library of Medicine (NLM). This is a full-time position working on site at the NIH campus in Bethesda, Maryland, but the new hire will initially telework. Currently, all Computercraft employees at NIH are teleworking full time to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Employees will return to onsite work as soon as it is deemed safe to do so.

    REQUIREMENTS

    Required Background:
    • A Ph.D. in molecular biology or a related field
    • An aptitude for DNA sequence analysis
    • Experience in molecular biology or related field
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • A highly organized, detail-oriented outlook
    • The ability to work both independently and as part of a team
    • A strong desire to support public scientific databases such as GenBank
    Desired Skills:
    • Experience in a UNIX/Linux environment
    • Familiarity with next-gen DNA sequencing and assembly technologies
    • Familiarity with public molecular biology resources, such as GenBank, UniProt, or PDB

    COMPENSATION

    Computercraft offers a competitive salary, an excellent benefits package, and the opportunity for a positive work-life balance with a standard 40-hour work week and the chance to work alongside a team of highly accomplished professionals.

    HOW TO APPLY

    To apply for this position or learn about other Computercraft job opportunities, please visit the Careers section of our website: www.computercraft-usa.com.

    POLICY

    Computercraft is an equal opportunity employer.

    BACKGROUND

    The German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE) is a world-leading internationally oriented research center, committed to discovering new approaches to prevent and treat neurodegenerative diseases. To this end, researchers at ten DZNE sites across Germany pursue a translational and interdisciplinary strategy comprising four interconnected areas: fundamental research, clinical research, health care research, and population health science. www.dzne.de

    Population Health Sciences is one of the major scientific areas of the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE) in Bonn, Germany.

    We study determinants and biomarkers of normal and pathological mental and physical health function over the adult life course, with a special emphasis on neurodegenerative diseases and ageing. The research is led by Prof. Monique M.B. Breteler, Director of Population Health Sciences, and is primarily based on the Rhineland Study. This prospective population-based cohort study will include up to 20,000 people aged 30 years and over, run for decades, and emphasizes brain-related outcomes. Study facilities encompass two fully operational examination centers equipped with state-of-the art apparatus including robotics for blood handling and analysis, advanced bio-banking facilities, dedicated 3T MRI scanners and large data storage and computational resources.

    We are looking for a Bioinformatician to support, coordinate and further develop both ongoing and future multi-omics research projects within the Rhineland Study.

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    Deep endophenotyping is a core element of the Rhineland Study and includes gathering of extensive 'omics' data on every individual participant, including detailed data on genomics, epigenomics, transcriptomics, metabolomics, lipidomics, proteomics as well as the microbiome. Processing and integration of the individual-level 'omics' data is essential for linking these data to information on many clinical (endo)phenotypes collected within the framework of the Rhineland Study. As a bioinformatician you will be responsible for the management and further development of the multi-omics platform of the Rhineland Study, and thus play a key role in supporting the many research projects involving 'omics' data. Besides local studies, these also include collaborations in various large international consortia. In addition, you will be offered the opportunity to develop your own research focus using the Rhineland Study data.

    Your tasks:
    • Supervision of acquisition and processing of data (including genotyping arrays, DNA/RNA sequencing and metabolomics data)
    • Supervision of graduate and PhD students
    • Analysis of data and preparation of manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals
    • Maintaining contact with our internal and external academic and industrial partners
    • Preparation of grant applications
    The team:
    You will work as part of a large international team of scientists within the section of Population Health Sciences of the German Centre for Neurodegenerative Diseases. The team members have diverse backgrounds, ranging from epidemiology, psychology, biology and medicine to bioinformatics and machine learning. In addition, you will have ample opportunity to interact and collaborate with many other scientists (including other bioinformaticians) working at the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases and the University of Bonn.

    REQUIREMENTS

    We are looking for a highly talented, motivated, and ambitious researcher with good social skills. The successful candidate holds a PhD degree in computational biology, molecular biology, (bio)medical sciences or a related discipline and has extensive experience in bioinformatics and large-scale multi-omics projects, including genomics, epigenomics, transcriptomics and/or metabolomics. Demonstrable interest in quantitative research, strong analytical skills, ability for independent and critical thinking, leadership capabilities and excellent communication and writing skills in the English language are a prerequisite.

    TERMS, LOCALE, COMPENSATION

    • Interesting and challenging work on the forefront of health research
    • Working in an international and interdisciplinary team to address pressing health issues related to aging
    • A high potential for the development of own research profile
    • The position is initially limited to two years with the possibility of extension
    • Job location is Bonn, Germany. Common languages at work are English and German.
    • Employment, payment and social benefits are determined by the Public Sector Collective Agreement (Tarifvertrag für den öffentlichen Dienst – TVöD Bund)

    HOW TO APPLY

    Please upload your application including cover letter, CV, relevant transcripts and contact information of three references IN A SINGLE FILE to:

    jobs.dzne.de/en/j[...]20209

    References may be taken up as part of the candidate selection and prior to interview. Applicants who do not wish referees to be contacted without prior notice and consent should make this explicitly clear in their application.

    DEADLINE

    Application deadline: 30.11.2020

    Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

    POLICY

    The DZNE is an equal opportunity employer. It is committed to employing disabled individuals and especially encourages them to apply.

    BACKGROUND

    Interested in an exciting and rewarding career in the bioinformatics sciences? Join our team of highly skilled and dedicated professionals working onsite at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland. Our scientists partner with computational biologists, database programmers, software developers, and other genomic science experts at the NIH's National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) to help build and maintain GenBank, the nucleotide sequence database for all publicly available gene sequences. Computercraft has provided scientific expertise to GenBank since 1991.

    Additional information about GenBank is available at: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/Genb[...].html

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    The role of the Assistant GenBank Biologist will be in support of a team of Ph.D. scientists working to build and maintain GenBank. Primary duties will include review of scientific literature for publication data relevant to GenBank database records and updating these records to include the current publication references. Additional duties will be associated with the administration and maintenance of the GenBank database and related NCBI resources.

    REQUIREMENTS

    This position requires a highly motivated individual with a B.S. in biology (or related field), excellent verbal and written communication skills. While this is not a computer programming position; it does require strong user level experience working with computers.

    LOCALE

    This is a full-time position working on site at NCBI, NIH, in Bethesda, Maryland, but the new hire will initially telework. Currently, all Computercraft employees at NIH are teleworking full time to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Employees will return to onsite work as soon as it is deemed safe to do so.

    COMPENSATION

    Computercraft offers a competitive salary, an excellent benefits package, and the opportunity for a positive work-life balance with a standard 40-hour work week and the chance to work alongside a team of highly accomplished professionals.

    HOW TO APPLY

    To apply for this position or learn about other Computercraft job opportunities, please visit the Careers section of our website: www.computercraft-usa.com.

    POLICY

    Computercraft is an equal opportunity employer.

    Mentor: Dr Yvonne Edwards, PhD, Associate Professor and Director of Bioinformatics, UAB School of Medicine. Email: yedwards[at]uab.edu
    Sponsor: Collaborative Bioinformatics Research Lab
    Academic Qualifications: PhD in Computational Biology, Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Biophysics, Engineering or related field

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    A Bioinformatics Post-Doctoral position is available in the Collaborative Bioinformatics Research Lab (sites.uab.edu/bioi[...]hlab/).

    The goal of the Collaborative Bioinformatics Research Lab at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Medicine is to provide high-quality modern Bioinformatics research solutions for data analyses, workflow development and consultations.

    Responsibilities of the post-doctoral associate include collaborating with Clinical and Scientific Research Labs and the Director of the CBRL to work together to improve the understanding dysregulated genes responsible for human disease conditions. The Bioinformatics research would include the review and the development of new computational quantitative methods to process various types of sequencing data with the aim of generating novel biomedical discoveries. Responsibilities will include the design and implementation of reusable Bioinformatics pipelines for processing next generation sequencing data. Develop novel algorithms and integrate data visualization applications when existing software packages are not adequate. Document the procedures used in the computational analysis and provide reports suitable for inclusion in research manuscripts, grant applications and scientific progress reports.

    REQUIREMENTS

    Required Qualifications:
    PhD in Computational Biology, Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Biophysics, Engineering or related field. PhD candidates anticipating thesis defense are encouraged to apply for hire after completion of PhD. Experience in method development and analysis of high-throughput sequencing data. Working knowledge of analyzing next generation sequencing data and technologies. Proficiency with Unix/Linux shell. Proficiency with the following programming languages Python and R required. Experience with workflow management system such as nextflow or snakemake required. Experience working with high performance computing cluster environments. Excellent communication and writing skills are required. Proven research record such as co-authorship on peer-reviewed publications. Ability to work both independently and in teams. Excellent teamwork and time management with the ability to meet deadlines and multi-task across multiple research projects.

    HOW TO APPLY

    To apply, please email Dr Yvonne Edwards (yedwards[at]uab.edu) with the following application materials. A cover letter (including future research interests), a CV that includes a list of publications, computational skills, and the names and the contact details (the phone number and the e-mail address) of three references. The application materials should be in a single pdf file with the subject text field "Bioinformatics Post-Doctoral Position". Further information can be obtained by contacting Dr Yvonne Edwards (yedwards[at]uab.edu).

    ABOUT US

    About the University:
    UAB is committed to the development and success of outstanding postdoctoral scientists. The Office of Postdoctoral Education (OPE) at UAB provides mentoring and career guidance. Competitive postdoc awards are available including internships, grant incentives, funds to enhance education and collaboration outside UAB. The NCI-designated UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center is one of the nation's leading cancer research and treatment centers. There is access to several outstanding interdisciplinary programs and core facilities. The Birmingham area provides a metropolitan lifestyle, excellent schools, comfortable climate, and low cost of living.

    UAB is committed to the development and success of outstanding postdoctoral scientists. Here at UAB, nearly 300 postdoctoral fellows are training currently in a variety of disciplines, including dentistry, engineering, health professions, medicine, natural sciences and mathematics, public health, optometry, and social and behavioral sciences. Competitive postdoc awards are available including internships, grant incentives, funds to enhance education and collaboration outside UAB, and teaching opportunities at local universities. There is also a Postdoc Research Day with monetary awards. The OPE strongly encourages UAB research mentors to follow the National Research Service Award stipend level guidelines, and postdoctoral scholars qualify for health, life, and other insurances. They may also have the right to participate in the university's 403(b) program and enjoy vacation, sick leave, maternity/paternity leave, and other benefits.

    POLICY

    UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of, race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity, and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans.

    FOR MORE INFORMATION

    www.uab.edu/post[...]02301

    Lawrence Berkeley National Lab's (LBNL, www.lbl.gov) Environmental Genomics & Systems Biology Division (biosciences.lbl.gov/divisions/egsb/) has an opening for a Computational Biologist Postdoctoral Scholar to join the team.

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    In this exciting role, you will be involved in on-going gene enhancer studies in the joint Mammalian Functional Genomics Laboratory of Axel Visel, Len Pennacchio, and Diane Dickel. You will perform computational analyses related to gene enhancer data and determine overall expression patterns. You will contribute to the design and execution of in vitro and mouse studies aimed at the identification and functional characterization of enhancers in the human genome.

    What You Will Do:
    • Perform computational analysis of complex datasets, including ChIP-seq, RNA-seq, ATAC-seq, single-cell transcriptomics/epigenomics, and other "omics" types of data.
    • In collaboration with technical staff and experimental postdocs, design and oversee the execution of experimental studies using functional genomics and mouse-based methods.
    • Provide regular progress report presentations at lab meetings and conferences.
    • Summarize results in reports and papers submitted for publication and present analysis results at national and international scientific meetings.
    • Interact with technical staff and other postdocs to develop and guide projects.
    • Contribute specialized skills to ongoing projects led by other investigators as appropriate.
    • Keep accurate and detailed documentation of all work performed.

    REQUIREMENTS

    What Is Required:
    • Ph.D. degree in computational biology, bioinformatics, genetics, genomics, molecular biology, or a related field. Alternatively, a Ph.D. in physics, computer science, or a related field and demonstrated experience with genomics data and analysis methods.
    • Demonstrated experience in using standard languages and tools of computational biology (e.g., R, Python).
    • Demonstrated skills in bioinformatics and computational genomics analysis.
    • Demonstrated capability to support the design, execution, and analysis of experimental studies.
    • Ability to organize and present reports to collaborators, management, and sponsors.
    • Ability to work independently and as a team member in a diverse team environment.
    • Ability to interact with workgroups and collaborators outside of the laboratory.
    • Experience and skill in preparing research publications with a proven record of publications demonstrating independent research.
    The posting shall remain open until the position is filled.

    TERMS

    • This is a full-time, 2 year, postdoctoral appointment exempt (monthly paid) from overtime pay with the possibility of renewal based upon satisfactory job performance, continuing availability of funds, and ongoing operational needs. You must have less than 3 years of paid postdoctoral experience. Salary for Postdoctoral positions depends on years of experience post-degree.
    • This position is represented by a union for collective bargaining purposes.
    • Salary will be predetermined based on postdoctoral step rates.
    • This position may be subject to a background check. Any convictions will be evaluated to determine if they directly relate to the responsibilities and requirements of the position. Having a conviction history will not automatically disqualify an applicant from being considered for employment.

    LOCALE

    Work will be primarily performed at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, 1 Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, CA.

    COMPENSATION

    Working at Berkeley Lab has many rewards including a competitive compensation program, excellent health and welfare programs, a retirement program that is second to none, and outstanding development opportunities. To view information about the many rewards that are offered at Berkeley Lab- Click Here (hr.lbl.gov).

    ABOUT US

    Mammalian Functional Genomics LabEnvironmental Genomics and Systems Biology
    Mission: Linking genome biology to human disease, development, and evolution.ecosystem dynamics.
    Vision: Sustainable solutions to energy and environmental challenges developed through mechanistic understanding of ecosystem dynamics.
    Approach: We use cutting-edge genomics technologies and high-throughput mouse modeling to elucidate the roles of noncoding DNA in human disease and development. develop systems-level models using integrated molecular observation and controlled manipulation of model organisms and defined biomes to design and test interventions that promote beneficial outcomes.

    Berkeley Lab (LBNL, www.lbl.gov) addresses the world's most urgent scientific challenges by advancing sustainable energy, protecting human health, creating new materials, and revealing the origin and fate of the universe. Founded in 1931, Berkeley Lab's scientific expertise has been recognized with 13 Nobel prizes. The University of California manages Berkeley Lab for the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Science.

    HOW TO APPLY

    Apply directly online at 50.73.55.13/coun[...]87470 and follow the on-line instructions to complete the application process.

    Organization: JG-Joint Genome Institute

    POLICY

    Equal Employment Opportunity: Berkeley Lab is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. Berkeley Lab is in compliance with the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision under 41 CFR 60-1.4. Click here (www.dol.gov/agen[...]sters) to view the poster and supplement: "Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law.

    Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, and other underrepresented groups presently considering scientific research careers.

    Starting date: As soon as possible, e.g. 15th October or 1st November

    BACKGROUND

    The Bergthaler lab at CeMM is currently recruiting an experienced Project Administrator/Data Analyst for our research on SARS-CoV-2 genomes circulating in Austria.

    The successful applicant will oversee sample logistics, communicate with internal and external stakeholders, organize and manage the ensuing data, and support our efforts to obtain high quality SARS-CoV-2 genome sequences and analyze the mutational landscapes of the pandemic virus. You will join an interdisciplinary research team which has an immediate impact on national pandemic control.

    The ERC-funded Bergthaler lab (bergthaler1.at) has long-standing interests in viral infections and immunology (e.g. Baazim H et al. Nat Immunol 2019, Lercher A et al. Immunity 2019, Lercher A et al. Immunity 2020). Together with the Biosequencing Facility at CeMM (www.biomedical-sequencing.org) headed by Dr. Christoph Bock and several other partners from academia, hospitals and the public health sector, we mounted an interdisciplinary research platform to sequence SARS-CoV-2 genomes in Austria. Results from this project will directly help federal authorities to validate epidemiological clusters for the pandemic SARS-CoV-2 virus, inform about viral mutations circulating in the Austrian population as well as contribute to COVID-19-related scientific projects.

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    Typical Tasks:
    • Project administration and coordination. Support the Principal Investigator to manage and coordinate the project. Correspondence, administration, project management.
    • Data management. Contribute to database implementation and management related to the project according to FAIR principles.
    • Data analysis. Work with other researchers to investigate mutations in sequencing SARS-CoV-2 genomes

    REQUIREMENTS

    Your Profile:
    • Master, and/or PhD degree in computer science, bioinformatics, biology, medicine or another related field
    • Strong data management skills (Forms and database implementations)
    • Strong programming skills (any language) and experience working with large volumes of data
    • Excellent organizational and administrative skills, and interest in a scope of tasks involving bioinformatics analyses (50%) and administrative tasks to coordinate the project (50%)
    • A high degree of accuracy, reliability, organization skills, and a commitment to high-quality service provision
    • Proactive mindset, getting-things-done attitude (start-up company experience/mindset is a plus)
    • Prior experience working with genetic or medical data is also a plus (but not mandatory)
    • Friendly, collaborative mindset, ability to multi-task and to work effectively in an international environment
    • Team player with strong communication skills and a proactive mindset
    • Excellent command of English and German

    COMPENSATION

    We Offer:
    • Position in a great interdisciplinary and international team working on a timely topic with a public-health dimension
    • Competitive salary: This position is remunerated with a minimum yearly (gross) salary of EUR 54,453 on a full time base. The definite salary will be based on qualification and experience.
    • Being part of a thriving academic and social community in Vienna, one of the cities with the best quality-of-life in the world
    • The CeMM employment contract includes full insurance (health, accident, pension) and a one-off payment for moving
    • CeMM's HR department and administrative team offers support with relocation, visa applications, onboarding, family support, etc.

    ABOUT US

    The Institute:
    CeMM is a flagship institute for biomedical research in the heart of Europe, Vienna. CeMM is committed to highest scientific standards. The environment is very collaborative, dynamic and international. One of CeMM`s advantages is to be in close proximity to the Vienna Medical University Campus and the General Hospital (AKH). This allows the fruitful interaction of basic scientists with clinicians, and the use of models and cutting-edge technology to disease-relevant biological questions. According to a study by The Scientist, CeMM is ranked as the best European place to work in Academia 2012, internationally CeMM appears at the fourth place. The official language at CeMM is English, and more than 48 different nationalities are represented at the institute. For more information please visit: www.cemm.at

    HOW TO APPLY

    CeMM aims to promote equality of opportunity for all with the right mix of talent, competences and potential. We welcome applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds. Please apply online here: cemm.jobbase.io/job/7hlu84k7 with your application documents (cover letter, CV and names and contact details of 2 referees).

    DEADLINE

    Closing date for applications: 31 October 2020

    BACKGROUND

    Do you want to be part of an international consortium committed to characterize human transporters at the interface between biological systems and the environment?

    We are looking for a computational biology / bioinformatics scientist to process and analyze systems biology research data of de-orphanization studies on human transporters.

    You will work in the Giulio Superti-Furga group (CeMM, Vienna) as part of the RESOLUTE consortium (re-solute.eu), comprising six pharmaceutical companies, one biotech and six academic research institutions. In close collaboration with data producers, you will lead the efforts on analysis and integration of high-throughput datasets.

    Together we want to bring knowledge on human transporters to the next level by turning data into biological insights using high-performance computing, advanced statistical approaches and compelling visualizations.

    REQUIREMENTS

    Requirements and desired qualifications:
    • PhD in bioinformatics or similar experience
    • Experience in data analysis in at least one field of systems biology research (genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics, metabolomics, high-content imaging, ...)
    • Experience with setup of pipelines/workflows
    • Strong data visualization skills
    • Solid understanding of basic statistics
    • Experience in advanced statistical approaches is an advantage
    • Profound programming expertise (e.g. R, Python, Java)
    • Advanced software engineering skills are an advantage
    • Experience with the concepts of FAIR data is an advantage
    • Experience in big data, high-performance computing and application of machine learning techniques is an advantage
    • Ability to work in a team and pursue goals in a focused way
    • Excellent written / oral communication skills in English

    ABOUT US

    The RESOLUTE consortium:
    Starting on July 1st of 2018, the RESOLUTE consortium is supported by the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI, www.imi.europa.eu) with 13 partners from academia and the pharmaceutical industry and is coordinated by the Superti-Furga laboratory. The RESOLUTE consortium's mission is to de-orphanize human SLC transporters at a large scale and unlock them as potential pharmacological targets. With a well-defined action plan, we are currently pushing towards a paradigm-shift in the science of human cellular transporters by creating a massive, historical advance in knowledge on hundreds of individual transporters and the way they act together. These are very exciting times and research and the consortium is reaching full speed and thriving on synergies to turn this large effort into exploitable and practical knowledge.

    The Superti-Furga laboratory:
    The Superti-Furga group (superti-furga-lab.at) is composed of an international team of more than 25 scientists working together on understanding drug function at the molecular level. The laboratory investigates how cells and biological systems in general manage access to the environment through cellular transport. In particular how access to nutrients and energy source is tuned to metabolism and need of individual cell types. Moreover, the lab has pioneered approaches for functional precision medicine. The laboratory operates on a truly multidisciplinary basis and involves functional genomics and proteomics, structural analysis, chemical biology, high-content imaging, bioinformatics and physiology, reflecting the blend of expertise of the laboratory members.

    The Institute:
    CeMM (cemm.at) is a flagship institute for biomedical research in the heart of Europe, Vienna. CeMM is committed to highest scientific standards. The environment is very collaborative, dynamic and international. One of CeMM's advantages is to be in close proximity to the Vienna Medical University Campus and the General Hospital (AKH). This allows the fruitful interaction of basic scientists with clinicians, and the use of models and cutting-edge technology to disease-relevant biological questions. According to a study by The Scientist, CeMM is ranked as the best European place to work in Academia 2012, internationally CeMM appears at the fourth place. The official language at CeMM is English, and more than 48 different nationalities are represented at the institute.

    TERMS & COMPENSATION

    This is a fantastic opportunity for a bioinformatics scientist to join an exciting project in an inspiring and dynamic setting. In return, we are offering an excellent employee benefits package including health insurance, company health care, competitive holiday allowance, daily bonus for the in-house cafeteria and a monthly gross salary of at least EUR 3.500. We offer a great work environment for passionate scientists and we are proud to be an international, diverse group. The contract for the position will be initially limited to 2.5 years since the project terminates in 2023.

    HOW TO APPLY

    CeMM aims to promote equality of opportunity for all with the right mix of talent, competences and potential. We welcome applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds. Please apply online here: cemm.jobbase.io/job/pg7ydcxu with a motivation letter explaining why you are the ideal candidate for this position, your curriculum vitae and contact details of 2-3 referees, all in a single PDF document with up to 3 pages.

    DEADLINE

    Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Preferred starting date is January 2021.

    Lawrence Berkeley National Lab's (LBNL, www.lbl.gov) Environmental Genomics & Systems Biology Division (biosciences.lbl.gov/divisions/egsb/) has an opening for a Biologist Postdoctoral Scholar to join the team.

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    In this exciting role, you will be involved in on-going gene enhancer studies in the joint Mammalian Functional Genomics Laboratory of Axel Visel, Len Pennacchio, and Diane Dickel. You will develop and apply methods to experimentally examine the role of enhancers and other noncoding functional elements in human biology and disease. You will contribute to the design and execution of in vitro and mouse studies aimed at the identification and functional characterization of enhancers in the human genome.

    What You Will Do:
    • Perform laboratory experiments including molecular biology and mouse experiments.
    • Perform computational analysis of complex datasets in collaboration with computational biologists.
    • Provide regular progress report presentations at lab meetings.
    • Summarize results in reports and papers submitted for publication and present analysis results at national and international scientific meetings.
    • Interact with other postdocs to develop and guide projects.
    • Contribute specialized skills to ongoing projects led by other investigators as appropriate.
    • Keep an accurate and detailed laboratory notebook.
    Additional Responsibilities as Needed:
    • Participate in professional scientific activities, e.g., reviews of papers, research proposals, etc.
    • Support and contribute to the development of research project ideas and proposals.
    • Participate in relevant professional societies with relevance to the program and group activities.

    REQUIREMENTS

    What Is Required:
    • Ph.D. degree in molecular biology, genetics, genomics, developmental biology, or a related field.
    • Experimental skills in standard methods of molecular biology and genomics (e.g., PCR, sequencing, qPCR, RT-PCR, cloning, CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing, ChIP-seq/RNA-seq) and experience in genetics and biochemistry.
    • Basic skills in bioinformatics and computational genome analysis.
    • Demonstrated capability to design, execute, and analyze experimental studies.
    • Ability to organize and present reports to collaborators, management, and sponsors.
    • Ability to work independently and as a team member in a diverse team environment.
    • Ability to interact with workgroups and collaborators outside of the laboratory.
    • Experience and skill in preparing research publications with a proven record of publications demonstrating independent research.
    Additional Desired Qualifications:
    • Prior experience with experimental rodent work, including husbandry and phenotyping.
    • Familiarity and/or demonstrated experience with single-cell transcriptomics and epigenomics methods.

    TERMS

    • This is a full-time, 2 year, postdoctoral appointment exempt (monthly paid) from overtime pay with the possibility of renewal based upon satisfactory job performance, continuing availability of funds, and ongoing operational needs. You must have less than 3 years of paid postdoctoral experience. Salary for Postdoctoral positions depends on years of experience post-degree.
    • This position is represented by a union for collective bargaining purposes.
    • This position may be subject to a background check. Any convictions will be evaluated to determine if they directly relate to the responsibilities and requirements of the position. Having a conviction history will not automatically disqualify an applicant from being considered for employment.

    COMPENSATION

    • Salary will be predetermined based on postdoctoral step rates.
    • Working at Berkeley Lab has many rewards including a competitive compensation program, excellent health and welfare programs, a retirement program that is second to none, and outstanding development opportunities. To view information about the many rewards that are offered at Berkeley Lab – Click Here (hr.lbl.gov).

    LOCALE

    Work will be primarily performed at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, 1 Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, CA.

    ABOUT US

    Mammalian Functional Genomics Lab:
    Mission: Linking genome biology to human disease, development, and evolution.
    Approach: We use cutting-edge genomics technologies and high-throughput mouse modeling to elucidate the roles of noncoding DNA in human disease and development.

    Berkeley Lab (LBNL, www.lbl.gov) addresses the world's most urgent scientific challenges by advancing sustainable energy, protecting human health, creating new materials, and revealing the origin and fate of the universe. Founded in 1931, Berkeley Lab's scientific expertise has been recognized with 13 Nobel prizes. The University of California manages Berkeley Lab for the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Science.

    HOW TO APPLY

    Apply directly online at 50.73.55.13/coun[...]87477 and follow the on-line instructions to complete the application process.

    Organization: JG-Joint Genome Institute

    DEADLINE

    The posting shall remain open until the position is filled.

    POLICY

    Equal Employment Opportunity: Berkeley Lab is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. Berkeley Lab is in compliance with the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision under 41 CFR 60-1.4. Click here (www.dol.gov/agen[...]sters) to view the poster and supplement: "Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law."

    Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, and other underrepresented groups presently considering scientific research careers.

    DESCRIPTION

    Job Summary and Essential Functions:
    At Regeneron, we are known for our scientific excellence, our biomedical innovations, and our dedication to publishing meaningful basic science findings - owning the way in discovering and communicating important mechanistic insights. We are a leading science-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, invents, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines for the treatment of serious medical conditions. We currently commercialize medicines for eye diseases, high LDL-cholesterol, atopic dermatitis and a rare inflammatory condition and have product candidates in development in other areas of high unmet medical need, including rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, pain, cancer and infectious diseases. We have a long-standing postdoctoral fellow program, and are committed to developing the next generation of leading scientists.

    Summary:
    The postdoctoral fellow position is for emerging scientist trainees to receive a rigorous scientific training at Regeneron under the auspices of a scientist mentor for up to four years. Fellows will be expected to conduct creative mechanistic exploratory research that results in publications.

    The program will consist of:
    • Up to four years of formal postdoctoral training in a program co-Directed by award-winning and published educators, both of whom are working scientists at Regeneron committed to training postdoctoral fellows
    • Exposure to the biotechnology industry's most successful and innovative scientists
    • Opportunities to pursue ground breaking, creative biomedical research in a prestigious, well- resourced, and highly driven industry environment
    • Weekly postdoctoral scientist meetings to cultivate scientific rigor, creative thinking, critical reasoning, and career advancement
    • Support of scholarly productivity such as publications and conference presentations
    As part of your Postdoctoral Training Program, you will:
    • Conduct forward-looking and innovative research to address a novel scientific question of your choice with the guidance of a mentor
    • Publish and disseminate data via external conferences and peer-reviewed publications
    • Have the opportunity to assist with mentoring and guiding interns and other more junior trainees
    • Participate in postdoctoral program activities such as weekly meetings and the annual research conference
    • Present data internally, including at lab meetings, trainee meetings, and company-wide seminars
    • Provide reports of research progress to supervisors and program staff
    Experience and Required Skills:
    • Doctoral degree in a relevant subject area
    • Scientists looking for their first or second postdoctoral training
    • Outstanding scientific skills including critical and analytical thinking
    • Demonstrated publication success as evidenced by peer-reviewed publications
    • Good written and oral communication skills
    • Ability to interact dynamically and constructively with peers, and cross-functionally when applicable
    Note: occasional travel

    HOW TO APPLY

    Please visit careers.regeneron.com/job/[...]nings

    Applications Accepted: October 1, 2020 – December 1, 2020

    Letters of recommendation are required. (Please find additional details in online application)

    You are required to submit at least two letters of recommendation to Postdoctoral[at]regeneron.com, no later than December 1, 2020.

    Applications received after December 1, 2020 may not be considered.

    Following the close date, please allow 2 months to receive a status update and 1-2 additional months for interviews.

    Targeted Start Date: Summer 2021, but the start date is flexible – depending on when you finish defending your graduate thesis, or finish up prior manuscripts.

    If you have an issue submitting or any questions, please email: postdoctoral[at]regeneron.com.

    Does this sound like you? Apply now to take your first steps toward living the Regeneron Way! We have an inclusive and diverse culture that provides amazing benefits including health and wellness programs, fitness centers and stock for employees at all levels.

    POLICY

    Regeneron is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or belief (or lack thereof), sex, nationality, national or ethnic origin, civil status, age, citizenship status, membership of the Traveler community, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information, familial status, marital or registered civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity status, gender identity, gender reassignment, military or veteran status, or any other protected characteristic in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application process. Please contact us to discuss any accommodations you think you may need.

    ORGANIZATION & BACKGROUND

    Van Andel Institute (VAI) (www.vai.org), a nonprofit biomedical research and science education institute, is seeking to hire a full-time Bioinformatics Analyst within the Bioinformatics and Biostatistics Core. The Bioinformatics and Biostatistics Core provides computational and statistical research support to the growing number of scientists dedicated to studying cancer, neurodegenerative disease, epigenetics, and metabolomics at VAI. Bioinformatics Analysts assist VAI faculty and staff in the collection, management, analysis, visualization and interpretation of biological data; experimental design consulting; data processing and quality analysis; data integration, and evaluation of analytical tools and technology.

    The Van Andel Institute Bioinformatics and Biostatistics Core is an energetic, innovative and diverse group of scientists that are passionate about data analysis. This job might be right for a person who:
    • Recognizes, establishes and maintains relationships with a wide variety of VAI and external scientists.
    • Manages multiple projects with multiple clients and multiple timelines.
    • Is interested in joining a team of professionals dedicated to advancing scientific knowledge and providing top quality customer service.
    • Loves taking on difficult challenges and finding the best solution whether it be tried-and-true or cutting edge.
    • Enjoys collaborating and working as a team. You respect the skills each team member brings to the table while still being able to provide constructive criticism.
    We prioritize bioinformaticians with a willingness and ability to independently learn a broad spectrum of methodologies. The following list of typical daily duties and responsibilities represents the diversity and breadth of this position.

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Communicate computational, statistical and biological concepts clearly and effectively.
    • Analyze Next-Gen Sequence (NGS) data using established and novel workflows.
    • RNA-Seq, scRNA-Seq, Cut&Run, ChIP-Seq, ATAC-Seq, WGBS
    • Variant identification, annotation and association analysis
    • Work within a Linux High-Performance Compute Cluster (HPCC).
    • Create and manage scripts or workflows in R, Python, Perl, Bash and Snakemake.Assist researchers with mining and analysis of diverse private and public databases.
    • Contribute to scientific presentations and publications.
    • Provide bioinformatics and biocomputing training.

    REQUIREMENTS

    Qualifications:
    • Master of Science in bioinformatics, computational or systems biology, physical or computer science or similar breadth of training. Candidates with a Bachelor of Science degree and 5+ years of directly related experience in a professional research environment will be considered.
    • 2+ years of experience working in a Linux HPCC with NGS applications in a professional research environment, which does not include classroom experience.
    • 2+ years of experience in a professional research environment programming with R and python required. Perl experience will be considered.
    • 2+ years of experience in a professional research environment managing and analyzing NGS datasets.
    • Working knowledge of public biological databases (NCBI, ENCODE, ENSEMBL, TCGA, UCSC, etc.).
    • Mastery of the principles of experimental design and modern data analysis paradigms.
    • Strong interpersonal skills.
    • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
    • Ability to work independently.

    PREFERENCES

    • Professional experience developing NGS workflows with R, Snakemake and Python.
    • Demonstrated contributions to research and a publication record in bioinformatics.

    HOW TO APPLY

    Job Posting with Online Application: bit.ly/3j3I3hJ

    In your application, provide the following in one combined document: cover letter highlighting key qualifications, resume, names and contact information of 3 references.

    This position will be open until filled and will be reviewing applications on an ongoing basis. If you have any difficulty uploading your application or any questions, please email Megan Doerr at Megan.Doerr[at]vai.org.

    POLICY

    VAI is actively striving to diversify its workforce and strongly encourages qualified individuals from underrepresented groups to apply. Van Andel Institute is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer.
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