Bioinfo-Comput Biologist Assoc
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor, MI
Job posting number: #7147020
Posted: May 25, 2023
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionMission Statement
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Data preprocessing, data wrangling to transform raw data into more readily useable formats for analysis, data QC and organization.
Data analysis using off-the-shelf analysis tools, such as those available using the R or Python programming languages
Bioinformatic analysis of next generation sequencing and other -omics data using off-the-shelf, existing analytic pipelines (e.g., DNA sequencing data, RNAseq data)
Written documentation of daily work, in an electronic “lab notebook”-style format, as well as using other electronic resources such as GitHub
Master’s degree in Bioinformatics, Computer Science or a related field
Experience in data wrangling to transform raw data into a form suitable for data analyses
Strong computer programming and data analysis skills in Python, with experience in using Python for biomedical/bioinformatics applications, use of SQL for database access Experience with using the R programming language for data analysis and visualization
Experience in bioinformatics, including with analysis of next generation sequencing data
Training in basic machine learning techniques
Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.