Bioinformatics Analyst II - Advanced Technology Cores (90002575)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7070121 (Ref:4843-en_US)

Posted: September 21, 2020

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The Bioinformatics Analyst II will analyze and integrate multi-modal molecular signatures in normal human and disease populations using bioinformatics and computational techniques and concepts. The job will include both deployment and development of state-of-the art analysis pipelines. Analysis will further incorporate advanced data science techniques such as deep learning and classification to identify potential disease drivers or biomarkers, repurposable drugs, and novel clinical associations of molecular profiles. 

Job Duties
  • Adapts, runs and validates multiple omics analysis pipeline: metabolomics, antibody proteomics, bulk and single cell RNA-Seq, epigenomics (ChIP-seq, bisulfite sequencing, DNA methylation arrays).
  • Ensures that multi-omics data analysis objectives are met as required by project or supervisor. Uses various computational analyses and biological interpretation of results to review existing data and propose improvements.
  • Develops and tests in-house bioinformatics tools.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Genetics, Biology, Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Computational Biology, Computer Science, or a related field.
  • One year of relevant experience.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Master of Science or PhD and a minimum of two years experience are preferred. 
  • Python/R programming, bioinformatics analysis of RNA-Seq, ChIP-Seq, pathway analysis, Unix/Linux, PBS or SLURM cluster based computing
  • R/Shiny / JavaScript/Django web development, database management, Machine Learning





Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.



Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.

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