Scientist, Bioinformatics

Location
Fort Lee, NJ
Posted
Jul 19, 2021
Hotbed
Pharm Country
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type
Full time

We're hiring Bioinformatics Scientists with strong backgrounds in database development, management and analysis as they relate to human health and disease biomarkers, with the goal of improving disease prediction and prevention.


With ICR, you'll get to:

  • Design, build, test and refine multiple large biomarker databases in collaboration with multiple ICR teams
  • Work with biological data analysts to access and improve large databases of health and disease biomarkers for use in predictive analytics and predictive modeling
  • Conduct complex bioinformatics analyses on large genomic, transcriptomic and epigenetic data from biofluids and cell lines as well as large protein, cfDNA, miRNA and epigenetic datasets
  • Design and build streamlined pipelines and algorithms for database querying and multiple other applications to support complex dataset analyses


Please apply if you have:

  • An advanced degree in Bioinformatics or Computer Sciences with a focus on database architecture, access and querying
  • Extensive database architecture experience (e.g. SQL, MySQL, etc)
  • Extensive programming experience and intimate knowledge of programming languages for statistical analysis
  • Experience mining, analyzing and exploring genomic, epigenetic, transcriptomic (RNAseq), proteomic, metabolomic, and other -omic datasets


Ideally, you'll also have:

  • Extensive working knowledge of various AI/machine-learning algorithms and their implementation in biological dataset analysis
  • A solid understanding of and appreciation for Bayesian statistics and methods
  • Personal interest in using statistics to evaluate disease models and aging biology


And you'll need:

  • Ability to work in the United States without sponsorship
  • A can-do attitude and a friendly, easygoing personality

Salary

Starting base pay range: $135,000/yr - $200,000/yr


Starting additional compensation range: $10,000/yr - $25,000/yr

Starting position title and compensation are commensurate with experience.