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US-CA-SantaClara: Bioinformatics Scientist

Date: 28-Jan-2014
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Staff Scientist II

Work closely with the customer to translate design requirements into a sequence of array design steps, and guide the customer through the design process. Verify customer submitted content, execute the array design steps and provide reports to the customer.

Use, extend, and where applicable, develop new methods associated with array design, including probe scoring, selection of tagging markers, imputation-aware marker selection, evaluation of genetic coverage, and efficient database queries. Execute best practices genotyping to evaluate the performance of custom arrays after the design process is complete.

PhD in Bioinformatics, Statistical Genetics, or Genome Science with experience in genotyping and/or genetics or equivalent experience Excellent communication skills, including experience working and communicating with customers that include Key Opinion Leaders in the field Strong initiative and demonstrated ability to take ownership of challenging problems. One of R, S, Splus, SAS or Matlab Scripting language such as Perl, or Python SQL Experience in analysis of microarray data considered a strong plus. Experience with genotyping imputation, and/or Genome Wide Association Studies considered a strong plus.

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