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Bioinformatics Analyst

Buffalo, New York ~ August 03, 2020

The Bioinformatics Analyst is responsible for supporting the ever-growing computational analysis needs of the Genomics and Bioinformatics Core. The Bioinformatics Analyst works directly with core laboratory staff in an effort to provide optimal next-generation sequencing results. Responsibilities include analysis of all types of genomic, epigenomic, and transcriptomic data generated by the core, in addition to the development and modification of computational algorithms to facilitate data analysis at UB. Additional activities may include participating in manuscripts and grant applications, figure generation, and custom data mining efforts.
Specific responsibilities of the candidate include:
• Day-to-day processing of the immense data being generated from Illumina based next-generation sequencing platforms.
• Quality assurance, initial data processing, and storage of data generated.
• Maintenance of core computational infrastructure.
• Specialized downstream analysis for supporting projects and core initiatives.
• Willingness to quickly adopt new technologies and analysis best practices.
*Outstanding Benefits Package*
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit - all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.
*About UB*
The University at Buffalo is SUNY’s most comprehensive public research university, and an outstanding place to work. UB amplifies ambition for faculty and staff by offering endless possibilities to achieve more. Here, people from all backgrounds and cultures challenge and inspire each other to discover, learn and succeed. Dedicated staff and engaged faculty collaborate to further knowledge and understanding, and develop tenacious graduates who are valued for their talents and their impact on global society. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.
As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, the Research Foundation will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin and veteran or disability status.

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