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Children's Hospital Boston Bioinformatician I in Boston, Massachusetts

67811BRJob Posting Title:Bioinformatician IDepartment:Medicine-GeneticsAutoReqId:67811BRStatus:Full-TimeStandard Hours per Week:40 Job Posting Category:ResearchJob Posting Description:We are looking for an energetic and highly organized bioinformatician interested in human genetics and cortical development. The position will involve assisting postdoctoral fellows and graduate students on the computational aspects of their genetics and genomics projects. As a NIH and HHMI funded lab at Boston Children’s Hospital, the Walsh lab is focused on the elucidation of fundamental mechanisms governing development and evolution of the human cerebral cortex. We use human genetics and animal and cellular models in conjunction with molecular tools in our investigation of neuronal development.

This Bioinformatician will be responsible for:

  • Analysis of various genomic, transcriptomic, and epigenomics datasets from bulk tissue and single cells for different types of germline and somatic variants

  • Performing statistical analysis to help with project design and hypothesis testing

  • Using available software and generate scripts as needed for data analysis

  • Preparing graphs and charts to summarize data findings for publication

  • Working closely with researchers in the lab to understand the questions being asked

  • Effectively communicating results

  • Maintaining data and data backups in an efficient and organized manner

  • Supporting lab data management

  • Assisting with data distribution, sharing, and request

To qualify, you must have:

  • A bachelor’s or master’s degree in bioinformatics or related field

  • Experience analyzing genomic data for research projects, good problem solving skills, excellent organizational and communication skills, and enjoy working as part of a team

  • We are looking for candidates who are able to make a 2 year commitment to the position

Boston Children’s Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including a flexible schedule, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, and discounted rates on T-passes. Discover your best.Office/Site Location:BostonRegular, Temporary, Per Diem:Regular