Genomics / Bioinformatics Research Scientist

Autore :


settore :

Risorse umane

Figura professionale :

Ricercatore o ricercatrice

luogo :

Baltimore, U.S.

Tipo di contratto :

Tempo indeterminato

Orario di lavoro :

Tempo pieno

Stipendio :

Retribuzione lorda 70000.00 - 100000.00 $ all'anno


Parabon NanoLabs Reston, VA

A Research Scientist is sought to undertake cutting-edge research in the field of genomics. Successful hires will join an interdisciplinary research group pursuing ambitious, long-term projects aimed at achieving major scientific advances in the fields of biodefense, medicine, and forensics.

Due to the nature of the work, all candidates must be a US citizen or permanent resident. Parabon’s bioinformatics division is based in Reston, Virginia. The ideal candidate will be located in the Washington DC region, however, telework arrangements will be considered for exceptional US-based applicants living outside the Virginia/Maryland/District of Columbia area.

Required Qualifications:

  • PhD or PhD completion expected in the next 6 months in Genetics, Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, or related field;
  • Expertise in hands-on bioinformatic analysis of large-scale genomic and phenotypic data with 3+ years of experience in a professional or academic environment;
  • Proficiency with genomics and statistical software tools such as PLINK, R, Matlab, SAS, MDR or equivalent in an academic or professional environment;
  • Proficiency with scientific programming in a language such as Python, C/C++, Perl, Java, or equivalent in an academic or professional environment;
  • US citizen or a permanent resident; and,
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills and ability to demonstrate written skills via submission of a writing sample.

Preferred Qualifications, but not required:

  • Experience in microbiology and metagenomics
  • Knowledge of the fields of human population genetics, machine learning, forensic science and/or neuroscience.
  • Strong writing ability and successful proposal writing experience
  • Experience with development of novel project ideas and execution
  • Expertise in biostatistics; and/or,
  • Experience with molecular dynamics simulation

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