Bioinformatics Trainer / Analyst

Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation

Oklahoma City, OK

Job posting number: #7078861 (Ref:2270117)

Posted: May 21, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Posting Number: 000292
Position Type: Other
Classification: Ongoing
Status: Full-Time
Department: OMRF

Job Summary/Basic Function:
We are seeking a bioinformatician/data analyst to support biomedical research projects and training across the institute. The hire will implement and optimize pipelines for genomic data analysis and facilitate training of individuals in the use of a variety of software, including R and Python packages, for the analysis of datasets from a variety of genomic methods, including RNAseq, ChIPseq, and scRNA-seq. The hire will also work with senior scientists and staff to organize and implement access to training materials and software. Competitive salaries and full benefits including, medical, dental, and vision insurance, retirement program, vacation and sick leave, onsite cafe and much more! The Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation (OMRF) is an independent, not-for-profit, biomedical research institute adjacent to the campus of the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (OUHSC) located in Oklahoma City. OMRF investigators have internationally recognized expertise in Autoimmunity, Immunology, Genetics, Aging, Cardiovascular Disease, and Cancer. Investigators at OMRF enjoy close scientific interactions with OUHSC faculty and participate in OUHSC graduate programs. Additional information about OMRF can be found at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation web site: 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.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Bioinformatics, Mathematics, Statistics, Biostatistics, Computer Science, MIS, or a relevant field and 3 years relevant experience/training in a biomedical research setting or combination of experience/education Candidates must have prior hands-on experience in genomic data analysis using R and/or Python packages. Preference will be given to candidates who have demonstrated strong skills in project management, contribution to multiple projects, customer service, verbal and written communication, time management, organization, and experience with education/training.

Minimum Degree Required:
Bachelors Degree

Work Hours: Typically Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5pm.

Preferred Qualifications:

Physical Demands:
Regularly required to sit, use manual dexterity, talk and hear. Occasionally required to stand, walk and reach with hands and arms, lift and move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities include close vision, color vision, and ability to focus. Potential exposure to fumes and airborne particles. The noise level is quiet.

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