Director of Bioinformatics

Practice Area bioscience
Job Family Cell & Molecular Biology / Biochemistry
Job Type Perm Salary
Location Greater Boston
AP Biosciences’ Client, seeks a highly motivated and scientifically inspired Director of Bioinformatics The successful candidate will lead a small team of computational biologists. Submit your resume to apply today!
 
Responsibilities: 
  • Direct the design, development, implementation and maintenance of the bioinformatics function and overall research computing capability
  • Oversee the computational infrastructure and controls the flow of samples and information for large-scale studies
  • Provide the organization with both short- and long-term information systems strategies that will help the organization meet its business objectives by developing an informatics database strategy, including the incorporation of large databases from collaborations, strategic alliances and research efforts
  • Develop and maintain applications systems for the management and analysis of data
  • Develop novel informatics tools and utilizes emerging web technologies
  • Provide web-based bioinformatics and access to public and proprietary relational databases
  • Develop and apply computational tools
  • Build and manage a staff of information systems professionals 
  • Coordinate with genome engineering and preclinical functions for experiment design and analysis 
  • Design bioinformatic strategy for genome engineering construct design and validation 
  • Design bioinformatic strategic and execution on genome engineering off-target analysis
  • Design bioinformatic strategy for porcine genome analysis, including novo genome assembling using 10X genomics/ Pacbio data, off-target analysis 
  • Design statistics and bioinformatic approach to dissect immunological functions using transcriptome and genomics approach 

Requirements:
  • MS or Ph.D. degree in bioinformatics or biological computational sciences
  • 5+ years of laboratory experience in academia or industry after Ph.D training
  • Leadership experience in managing highly dynamic scientific team 
  • Experience in working with bench scientists to collaboratively solve biological problems   using bioinformatics/ statistic approach 
  • Excel in genomic analysis tools and pipelines 
  • Familiar with cloud computing system and the application of it in genomics analysis 
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Willing to collaborate and contribute to team goals
  • Good oral and written communication skills

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Position ID: 38669