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Applied Bioinformatics Research Scientist at Moffitt Cancer Center!

Applied Bioinformatics Research Scientist at Moffitt Cancer Center!

About Moffitt Cancer Center

At Moffitt Cancer Center, we are dedicated to being the leading entity in comprehending the intricacies of cancer and utilizing this knowledge to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer. With over 9,000 diverse professionals, we strive to provide exceptional patient care and foster an inclusive work environment where every individual is valued. Recognized as a top employer on various prestigious lists, Moffitt is committed to excellence in cancer treatment and research. Join us in our mission to combat cancer and make a difference.

Position: Applied Bioinformatics Research Scientist

Location: Tampa, FL

Facility: Stabile Research Building (SRB)

Department: Molecular Oncology

Schedule – Shift – Hours: Full Time – Day Shift – varies

Req #: 75171


We are looking to hire an Applied Bioinformatics Research Scientist to explore metabolic vulnerabilities in lung cancer for targeted therapeutic purposes. Join our research team at Moffitt Cancer Center and be part of a cutting-edge initiative aimed at unraveling the underlying biology of lung cancer to develop effective treatment strategies.

Position Highlights

  • Work with unique, multi-omics datasets to support translational lung cancer metabolism research.
  • Develop advanced methods for processing and analyzing multi-omics data.
  • Collaborate closely with bioinformaticians, statisticians, and translational researchers within a multidisciplinary team.
  • Be part of an institute that highly values computational research.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Experience with at least one “omics” type (e.g., DNA-seq, RNA-seq, metabolomics, proteomics).
  • Preference for candidates with multi-omics data integration experience.
  • Proficiency in statistical program R and/or scripting languages like Python/Perl on Unix/Linux systems.
  • Highly motivated and independent researcher with a background in cancer biology.
  • Excellent communication and writing skills.


  • Support the entire omics data life cycle: experimental design, data quality control, analysis, interpretation, and delivery.
  • Ensure timely and accurate analysis of team-generated omics data.
  • Develop or maintain bioinformatics pipelines to analyze and visualize multi-omics data.
  • Participate in various cancer and bioinformatics research projects.

Credentials and Qualifications

PhD in Bioinformatics, Data Science, Computational Biology, Machine Learning, Statistics/Biostatistics, or related fields.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should submit a single PDF file containing a cover letter summarizing their research background, a personal statement of scientific interests, a current CV with publications, and contact information for three references to Drs. Xiaoqing Yu ([email protected]) and Paul Stewart ([email protected]).

For more details and to apply, visit the original job posting.

Keywords: Applied Bioinformatics, Research Scientist, Moffitt Cancer Center, Lung Cancer, Metabolic Vulnerabilities, Computational Research, Omics Data. Applied Bioinformatics Research Scientist at Moffitt Cancer Center!

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