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Bioinformatics Analyst / Computational Biologist - Cancer Biology - Lab of Dr. Christine Eischen, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Created 07/21/2021
Reference 9254092
Category Advanced Practice Professional
Job type Full Time
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
City Philadelphia
Zip 19019
Salary Competitive
The Eischen lab at the Thomas Jefferson University is looking for a highly motivated, detail-oriented computational biologist to join our research team to study tumor initiation and progression.

Job responsibilities:

Perform computational analysis of genomic, transcriptomic, and proteomic data using established pipelines and/or developing new methods. Develop databases and web-servers on newly generated data curated in the Eischen lab or in the collaborators lab. Assist in writing grants and manuscripts. Ability to learn and deliver work in fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.

Work directly with research groups from diverse background to analyze high-throughput data and address scientific problems with bioinformatics approaches and statistical analyses. Manage and archive large data sets generated from next-generation sequencing experiments and maintain detailed records of all analyses. P resent results at lab meetings and report progress updates. Perform other related duties as assigned.


B.S. in computer science, bioinformatics, or biomedical engineering with at least 3 years related experience required.

M.S. or Ph.D. in Computer Science, Bioinformatics, Systems Biology, or Biomedical Engineering is preferred. Experience in writing computer code and scripts in R and/or Python required and the ability to develop R/python package is preferred. Proficiency knowledge in Unix and statistical data analyses required. Experience in developing databases and web-servers preferred.

Previous experience in designing and building integrative bioinformatics approaches using multiple types of omics data and experience in machine learning/graph theory/network analysis/systems biology preferred. Experience in an academic environment is preferred.
Employer Abington Hospital - Jefferson Health

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