Baylor College of Medicine Hiring Bioinformatics Analyst – Apply Now
The KLemon Lab at Baylor College of Medicine is hiring a bioinformatics analyst l. Our long-term goal is to identify bacterial strains and compounds that will be leads for new approaches to prevent and treat infections due to nasal bacterial pathobionts and respiratory viruses. To achieve this, we are elucidating the molecular mechanisms of interspecies interactions in the human nasal microbiome. The bioinformatics analyst I will perform bioinformatic analysis on human nasal microbiota data and human nasal organoids. A complete application includes a CV, examples of your work on GitHub, the names and email addresses for three references and a cover letter.
Job Title: Bioinformatics Analyst I
Division: Molecular Virology and Microbiology
Schedule: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Work Location: Houston, TX
Salary Range: $54,950 – $63,723
FLSA Status: Exempt
Requisition ID: 14806
- Runs and validates bioinformatic workflows used to analyze microbiome data.
- Researches, assesses, tests and customizes third-party bioinformatics software.
- Assists in the establishment and testing of bioinformatic workflows.
- Performs manual annotations on genomic, transcriptomic and metabolomic data.
- Ensures proper documentation, accuracy and storage of all data generated using bioinformatic tools.
- Produces bioinformatic data for grants and manuscripts. Works with the Bioinformatics Manager to analyze these data (including application of appropriate statistical tools) to produce figures, figure legends and draft text for methods and results.
- Assists microbiologists in the lab in learning and performing basic bioinformatic analyses using workflows.
- Uses various computational analyses and biological interpretation of results to review existing data and propose improvements.
- Other computer and/or bioinformatic duties assigned.
- Bachelor’s degree in Genetics, Biology, Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Computational Biology, Computer Science, or a related field.
- No experience required.
- Master’s degree in Genetics, Biology, Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Computational Biology, Computer Science, or a related field.
- One year of microbiome or bacterial bioinformatics experience.
- Three years of research experience using bioinformatics for microbiome or bacterial or bacterial-host research can substitute for preferred education experience.
- Bioengineering, Microbiology, or Microbial Ecology bachelors/masters is a plus.
- Two years of microbiome or bacterial bioinformatics experience.
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