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Computational Biologist

Richmond

Computational Biologist

  • req1002
  • Richmond, Virginia, United States, 23284
  • Neurology / 1590
  • Virginia Commonwealth University
Computational Biologist - Neurology/School of Medicine

Summary

The computational biologist will perform the analysis associated with genomic data sets. The
biologist is expected to process genomic, exome, or RNA data derived from blood, muscle, or
other tissue samples using the necessary computational tools. The biologist will analyze and
interpret these data as well. The position will be within the Johnson laboratory and work
directly with other laboratory based staff on the quality control sample preparation for batch
effects and other quality measures. The position may include analysis of other data sets
derived from natural history studies or clinical trials. The biologist is expected to have a basic
understanding of laboratory procedures. The biologist is expected to be familiar with coding
in multiple languages, use of bioinformatic tools necessary to map, trim, and otherwise prep
genomic data. The use of tools for splicing analysis, variant calling, and other GWAS
techniques is essential.

Essential Qualifications

- A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant program
- Prior experience with coding
- Prior experience with RNA splicing analysis
- Ability to collaborate with team members
- Ability to manage multiple programs or projects at once

Preferred Qualifications

- A Master’s degree in a relevant program
- Experience working with rare genetic disorders
- An understanding of neuromuscular disorders
- Experience working with both clinical and laboratory teams

ORP Eligible: No

This is a restricted position: employment is restricted by the job duties to be performed, a specified time period, or availability of funds.

Position will remain open until filled, with a priority application date of March 4, 2022

UNIVERSITY TITLE: DATA ANALYST

 

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