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Bioinformatics Scientist - HPC Expertise - NIH - Research Triangle Park, NC

Kelly Services
Durham, NC 27722
**Bioinformatics Scientist - HPC Expertise - NIH - Research Triangle Park, NC**



Kelly Government Solutions is a strategic supplier and business partner to the federal government and its key suppliers. Through our partnership with the National Institutes of Health, Kelly Government Solutions offers administrative, IT, engineering, scientific, and healthcare professionals the opportunity to work with one of the most prestigious research organizations in the world. We are currently seeking a **Bioinformatics Scientist** to work onsite with the National Institutes of Health in **Research Triangle Park, NC.**



**OVERVIEW.** This is a long-term, open-ended contract position which offers:




+ Competitive salary with a comprehensive benefits package.

+ Tremendous room for personal growth and career development.

+ Opportunity to work at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the world's foremost medical research center.





**TASKS/SERVICES.** The contractor shall:




+ Generate and optimize programs and scripts for the analysis of high throughput genomics data; implement algorithms and computational tools for NextGen sequencing data, expression and tiling array data and others.

+ Provide support for curation, quality control and on-time delivery of NextGen sequencing data generated by the NIEHS Epigenetics core, the NIH Intramural Sequencing Center, vendors and collaborators including efficient data delivery to NIEHS scientists.

+ Provide technical leadership for institute-wide implementation of infrastructure supporting NextGen sequencing data across disparate domains including both scientific and information technology.

+ Write and optimize programs and scripts including graphical interface software that facilitates large-scale data-mining of genomic, genetic and expression data.

+ Create novel programs and algorithms that facilitate discovery of biological knowledge in investigating large and complex genomic data.

+ Mentor bioinformatics and computational trainees; provide domain expertise and general scientific and technical leadership.

+ Formulate best practices in genomic data analyses and management; generate pipelines to automate those analyses.

+ Coordinate data and knowledge management initiatives that integrate longitudinal genomic, epigenomic and other data.

+ Coordinate with bioinformatics scientists and investigators to design and implement user interfaces that empower discovery of biological knowledge and facilitate data management.

+ Provide technical leadership across a variety of IT needs.

+ Prioritize and validate computational practices across the DIR high performance computing space to assist in optimization of hardware and software resources.

+ Advise in design, implementation and maintenance of laboratory information management, data handling and deposition systems.

+ Formulate strategies to analyze and organize 3rd generation sequencing data as well as data from other expected technological advances.

+ Attend group meetings; present findings; provide training as needed.





**REQUIREMENTS.** The contractor must have:




+ Ph.D. degree in a related discipline; three (3) years of specialized experience plus a Master's degree is equivalent to a Ph.D.; five (5) years of specialized experience plus a Bachelor's degree is equivalent to a Ph.D.

+ Minimum of two (2) years of experience in a related field.

+ Minimum of three (3) years of experience in bioinformatics programming and/or related field.

+ Experience supporting scientific discovery in the genomics and epigenomics domains as demonstrated by a record of publication.

+ Demonstrated experience creating data management pipelines and user interfaces.

+ Demonstrated fluency working in Windows, Macintosh and UNIX/Linux environment and broad familiarity working in a high-performance computing environment.

+ Programming/scripting ability in several languages such as Perl/Python/Java/Ruby/C/C++ or equivalent with experience in algorithm generation and computational methods implementation.

+ Familiarity with commodity hardware such as Cray, SUN, SGI and IBM.

+ Broad familiarity with open source and commercial biological resources including databases and tools.

+ Familiarity with database organization resources such as SQL/Oracle or equivalent.

+ Demonstrated experience in computational support of bioinformatics with familiarity in genome biology.

+ Familiarity working with statistical/mathematical packages such as R/MATLAB or equivalent.

+ Demonstrated experience in extracting and describing complex high dimensional data and presenting those data in a biologically meaningful context.

+ Demonstrated oral and written communications skills as evidenced by a record of publications and presentations at scientific conferences.

+ Strong communications skills, both oral and written.

+ Excellent analytical, organizational and time management skills.





**PLEASE APPLY ONLINE.**



Note that the phone number for our NIH branch is not listed. Due to the high volume of inquiries, we regret that we cannot accept phone calls. All qualified candidates will be contacted.




**AboutKelly Services** ****



As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to have a role in managing employment opportunities for more than one million workers around the globe. We employ 550,000 of these individuals directly with the remaining workers engaged through our talent supply chain network of supplier partners. Revenue in 2015 was $5.5 billion. Visit kellyservices.com and connect with us on Facebook , LinkedIn and Twitter .


Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm
Posted: 2020-01-10 Expires: 2020-02-10

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