Bioinformatics Programmer II - Molecular Virology & Microbiology - Petrosino

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7068481 (Ref:4365-en_US)

Posted: July 31, 2020

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The Bioinformatics Programmer II will contribute to bioinformatics processing of microbial community data sets derived from Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) data.

Job Duties
  • Initiation/implementation, troubleshooting, and maintenance of analysis software in support of microbial ecology studies
  • Proactively providing data processing support to multiple metagenomic sequencing projects
  • Tracking project data and reporting analysis results
  • Collaborating within the Bioinformatics team and the Project Managers to define software and analysis requirements
  • The ideal candidate is expected to using perl, bash or other programming languages as well as using UNIX/LINUX clusters, Python or R and Data visualization are optional
  • Ability to plan and organize working with multiple tasks and deadlines
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment
Minimum Qualifications
  • Education Required: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Biological Science, or a related field. 
  • Experience Required: Two years of relevant experience.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Preferred eduction: Master's degree in Biological Science, computer science or a related field.
  • Preferred experience: with Perl, Bash, Pyhon and R as well as programming using UNIX/LINUX clusters; Experience with NexGen data and metagenomic analyses are strongly desired.





Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.



Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.

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Job posting number:#7068481 (Ref:4365-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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