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SR Bioinformatician - Quantitative Health Sciences

Job ID 190573BR Date posted 01/24/2023
  • Rochester, Minnesota
  • Full Time
  • Quantitative Health Sciences
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Position description
The senior bioinformatician possesses the skillsets of the bioinformatician with the following additional or enhanced skills: Possesses strong skills and knowledge in a variety of bioinformatics and computational biology tools and techniques. Also possesses strong programing skills. Can answer technical questions on bioinformatics tools and methods. Utilizes scientific best practices when implementing and applying bioinformatics methods and interpreting the results. Can read, comprehend and interpret the bioinformatics literature published in the areas of primary expertise, for instance sequence alignment techniques, variant calling, and molecular docking. Can implement, run and evaluate published bioinformatics methods. Successfully manages small to medium size projects. Keeps timeline on deliverables. Excellent communication skills. Keeps collaborators regularly up-to-date on progress and warns them of expected delays or analytical challenges. Can appropriately identify projects that require bioinformatics methodologies. Performs analytics under the guidance of a principal bioinformatician or other bioinformatics staff with equal expertise within Mayo Clinic's Bioinformatics Core.

If you would like to know more about Mayo Clinic’s Bioinformatics Core and the exciting areas we support, please visit our website at, https://www.mayo.edu/research/core-resources/bioinformatics-core.

Qualifications
Master's in bioinformatics or a similar field emphasizing analytical omics expertise with a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience OR PhD in bioinformatics or a similar field emphasizing analytical omics expertise with a minimum of 1 year of relevant experience.

Additional qualifications
Requires a division level knowledge of the institution and must function as an information resource and mentor. Outstanding written and oral communication skills. Expertise in the use of informatics computing and data management packages. Ability to prioritize, organize, and delegate various tasks on multiple, concurrent projects. Demonstrated success as an independent consulting bioinformatics specialist on projects. Frequently demonstrated initiative/innovation in administration, education (seminars, training), software development, and technical reports. Strong project management skills. A commitment to customer service with an attitude of owning the experience of each customer is required.

Exemption status
Exempt

Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.

Benefits eligible
Yes

Schedule
Full Time

Hours / Pay period
80

Schedule details
Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. CST

Weekend schedule
Occasional weekend work might be needed.

Remote
Yes

International Assignment
No

Site description
Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.

Recruiter
Stephanie Baird

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