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US-WA-Seattle: Scientist - Computational Biology

Date: 19-Nov-2013
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Scientist - Computational Biology

Basic Qualifications

Doctorate degree OR Masterís degree & 5 years of scientific experience OR Bachelorís degree & 7 years of scientific experience

Preferred Qualifications

Post-doctoral training in Bioinformatics, Genetics, Molecular Biology/Biochemistry or other relevant scientific field

Demonstrated track record of independent critical thinking and scientific achievement in research, exemplified by an excellent publication record

A strong background in biology, especially as it pertains to human disease in the fields of Oncology, Metabolic Disease, Neurological Disease, and Immunology.

Hands-on experience in bioinformatics and genomics, including working with various public and proprietary data repositories (e.g., Entrez, dbSNP, Ensembl, UCSC genome browser, Array Studio), bioinformatics tools (e.g., BLAST, BLAT, samtools/GATK/picard), and statistical environments (e.g., R, S+, Matlab, Spotfire).

Comfortable programming (e.g., Perl/Python, Java, SQL) and working in a Unix/Linux environment, being able to develop customized bioinformatics tools as needed.

Strong verbal and written skills, and an ability to work independently as well as in small teams

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