Stanford Center for Genomics and Personalized Medicine (SCGPM) is seeking a Sr. Bioinformatician with extensive genomics / computational biology experience to join our core bioinformatics group, working in collaboration with leading Stanford researchers and outside collaborators, to do world-class research. This is a key position that will foster our multi-year collaboration with VA Palo Alto Health Care Systems (http://med.stanford.edu/gbsc/vapahcs.html). You will take the lead in using cutting-edge HPC and cloud technologies to analyze and interpret large and high quality human genetic data.
As a member of SCGPM, you will work closely with group members (http://med.stanford.edu/gbsc/scgpm-team.html) and collaborators at VA Palo Alto to perform end-to-end analyses of large-scale datasets. These analyses will primarily be on DNA-seq data generated from large human cohorts (100s to 1000s to 10,000s), but may span different experiment types (RNA-Seq, Methyl-Seq, SNP-array), data modalities (sequencing to clinical claims data) and external datasets (ENCODE, GTEx). These cohorts are focused on complex diseases, and you will use a toolset of GWAS, pathway analysis, and machine learning techniques to discover unique biological and medical insights with ample opportunity to publish.
Ph.D. in field related to genetics and bioinformatics or equivalent
Strong coding skills in at least one relevant programming language (Python, R, Java, etc.)
Broad knowledge of NGS analysis tools and methods; enough experience to quickly and judiciously evaluate new methods and tools
Extensive experience with a few pipelines, their underlying statistics and algorithms, and troubleshooting problems.
Hands-on experience working with very large data sets
At ease in a Linux environment
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work independently and deliver excellent results
Please direct all applicants to http://stanfordcareers.stanford.edu/
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