[R-jobs] Bioinformatics Scientist position in Maryland

Higgs, Brandon H|gg@B @end|ng |rom MedImmune@com
Tue Jun 9 19:30:09 CEST 2009

Bioinformatics Scientist position in Maryland

Description Title: Bioinformatics Scientist I/II - Translational Science
Location - Gaithersburg, MD
Contact: higgsb using medimmune.com

** Please do not send a CV if you do not have most of the qualifications
listed below

** Local candidates preferred

Major Duties and Responsibilities:
We have an opening in the pharmacogenomics group within the
translational science department. We are looking for a highly motivated
computational biologist/bioinformatician with experience in large-scale
sequence analysis of data generated by technologies such as Roche 454,
Illumina, or AB SOLiD. Additional background in the following is
required: statistical analysis, predictive modeling, and algorithm
development to support research into the pathways and other biological
mechanisms underlying drug response. The candidate should also have
demonstrated proficiency in the analysis of expression microarray and/or
SNP array data. Additional experience in database management, analytical
pipeline creation, and implementing biomarkers in clinical trials is
highly desired. The candidate should be capable of working on multiple
simultaneous projects.

Position Requirements Experience: Minimum 3-5 years of relevant

Special Skills/Abilities: Minimum 3 years proficiency with Splus/R
analysis/programming and at least one additional language (e.g. Perl,
Python, C, Java) required; Expertise in analysis of sequencing,
microarrays, splice variants and/or SNPs, and miRNA data; Experience
with Linux/UNIX environments and working knowledge of traditional
bioinformatics tools.

Job Complexity: The ability to interact in a cross functional
environment, and strong oral and written skills are required. Must have
experience writing manuscripts. The candidate should be capable of
multitasking and working effectively with scientists from translational
RIA, and translational oncology.

Supervision: Must have demonstrated independent work experience. 

Educational Requirements Education: PhD in computational biology,
bioinformatics, statistics, or related bioscience. 

Company Info MedImmune, LLC. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does
not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age,
national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic
protected by federal, state or local law.

To the extent this electronic communication or any of its attachments contain information that is not in the public domain, such information is considered by MedImmune to be confidential and proprietary.  This communication is expected to be read and/or used only by the individual(s) for whom it is intended.  If you have received this electronic communication in error, please reply to the sender advising of the error in transmission and delete the original message and any accompanying documents from your system immediately, without copying, reviewing or otherwise using them for any purpose.  Thank you for your cooperation.

	[[alternative HTML version deleted]]

More information about the R-sig-jobs mailing list