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Bioinformatics Scientist - NIH - Research Triangle Park, NC

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Job Title Bioinformatics Scientist - NIH - Research Triangle Park, NC

Jobid US453RKS_BH1374899

Location: Research Triangle Park, NC, 27709, USA

Description Bioinformatics Scientist - Single Cell Analysis – 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, with experience in Single Cell Analysis, to work onsite with the National Institutes of Health in Research Triangle Park, NC **.**

This is a long-term contract position which offers:
- Competitive salary with comprehensive benefit package
- Tremendous growth opportunity
- Opportunity to work at NIH, the world's foremost medical research center
- Learn more about what Kelly can do for you at at

**TASKS.** The contractor shall:

+ Work with a fast-paced interdisciplinary team to apply computational data analysis approaches to make biological discoveries; independently design the analytical approaches as well as identify and solve scientific or technical problems.
+ Collaborate with and support scientists to design experiments, analyze and interpret high throughput biological data as well as prepare and present the results based on the scientific objectives.
+ Develop analytical approaches to integrate complex biological data generated internally as well as use of publicly available datasets.
+ Write data analysis sections of manuscripts, prepare publication quality figures, and deposit data to external repositories that meet publication requirements.
+ Develop and maintain custom software and pipelines as well as evaluate and utilize commercial and open source software as required by research projects.
+ Lead the design and development efforts of major bioinformatics-related programming projects, coordinate with numerous resources required for the development.
+ Establish reproducible data analysis pipelines and standard operating procedures (SOPs); provide detailed documentations for methodologies so they can be reproduced and applied to similar studies.
+ Work independently with research groups to develop analytical pipeline for single cell RNA-seq data.
+ Identify, evaluate and implement different analytical approaches for processing scRNA-seq data for different experiment protocols, and investigate visualization tools for single cell datasets.
+ Provide ad hoc trainings and hands-on workshops on the use of bioinformatics tools.
+ Attend group meetings with scientists and diverse technology specialists; present findings to individuals and groups.
+ Update job knowledge and remain current with emerging technologies, advances in biology, statistics, computer science and bioinformatics.
**REQUIREMENTS.** The contractor must have:

+ Ph.D. in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology or a related discipline.
+ Minimum of four (4) years of related experience in a biological research environment, experience with providing user support in a core facility setting.
+ Proficiency in working in a UNIX/LINUX environment, and with at least one UNIX based scripting languages (Perl, Python etc.).
+ Proficiency with statistical/mathematical software such as R/MATLAB or equivalent and associated bioinformatics libraries/packages.
+ Excellent knowledge and experience with large scale biological data analyses especially high-throughput sequencing data, open sources programs, commercial software and public data resources.
+ Experience in developing and implementing algorithms and pipelines for the processing of large datasets especially high-throughput sequencing data.
+ Excellent knowledge of molecular biology, genomics, genetics, and ability to communicate with to wet-lab scientists.
+ Experience in the analysis of single cell data, and/or build the pipelines and associated analysis tools for the single cell data analysis.
+ Ability to write manuscripts for publication, and record of high quality publications and oral presentations.
+ Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, as well as organizational and time management skills.
+ Ability to provide leadership, to train, or mentor colleagues.
+ Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills.
+ Demonstrated interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively with an interdisciplinary team, including laboratory scientists, bioinformaticians, statisticians, and data analysts.

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** **®**

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