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Principal Investigator, Bioinformatics
BNBI
BACKGROUND

The National Biodefense Analysis and Countermeasures Center (NBACC) is a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) federal laboratory sponsored by the DHS Science and Technology Directorate and operated by the Battelle National Biodefense Institute, LLC (BNBI).

PRIMARY FUNCTION

Applies expertise in bioinformatics to support capability expansion projects and bioforensic casework execution within the National Bioforensic Analysis Center (NBFAC) Genomics group.

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

• Requires a PhD (or equivalent) in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering or a relevant computational discipline with experience in bioinformatics, and a minimum of 2 years related experience; may include post-doctoral experience.
• Familiarity with 2nd- and 3rd-generation sequencing platforms (e.g., Illumina, Pacific Biosciences, Oxford Nanopore Technologies) and associated data types.
• Knowledge in one or more of the following specializations: data visualization, statistical analysis, predictive modeling, genome assembly, long-read technologies, deep learning/machine learning, microbial genomics, human genomics, synthetic biology/genetic engineering/CRISPR/etc.
• Expertise operating in a UNIX/Linux environment.
• Experience with multiple programming languages required for small- and large-scale software development and scripting (e.g., Bash, Perl, Python, Java, R, C/C++).
• Familiarity with computing clusters and associated job management software (e.g. SGE).
• Well-versed with bioinformatic software solutions and concepts of data examination.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills.
• Must be a citizen of the United States, able to obtain and maintain an interim secret clearance leading to a top secret clearance, suitability for DHS, a favorable adjudication of the Department of Justice (DoJ) for select agent access, and enrollment in the Personnel Reliability Program (PRP). Current clearance(s) desirable.
Link: bnbi.org/careers-2/current-opportunities
Bioinformatics Analyst
BNBI
BACKGROUND

The National Biodefense Analysis and Countermeasures Center (NBACC) is a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) federal laboratory sponsored by the DHS Science and Technology Directorate and operated by the Battelle National Biodefense Institute, LLC (BNBI).

PRIMARY FUNCTION

Support bioinformatics projects within NBFAC by providing bioinformatics analysis and interpretation to enable the efficient and reproducible analysis of bioforensic samples.

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

• Requires a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 2 years of a related experience (may include post doctoral experience) in a biological or computational discipline.
• Strong biological background and demonstrated ability to interpret bioinformatic data.
• Familiarity with genomic sequence data and derived data types, and relevant software and databases for bioinformatic analysis.
• Subject Matter Expert (SME) in their scientific engineering discipline.
• Expertise in operating in a UNIX/Linux environment.
• Preferred fluency in scripting languages (e.g., Bash, Perl, Python, R).
• Preferred familiarity with computing clusters and associated job management software (e.g., SGE, Condor, Hadoop, SLURM).
• Experience installing research-grade bioinformatics software developed by third parties and performing basic system administration tasks a plus.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills.
• Exemplary organizational skills with a proven track record of working effectively both independently and as a team player.
• Skills and experience to support laboratory activities and work in accordance with NBACC’s management system (e.g., ISO).
• Must be a citizen of the United States, able to obtain and maintain an interim secret clearance leading to a top secret clearance, suitability for DHS, a favorable adjudication of the Department of Justice (DoJ) for select agent access, and enrollment in the Personnel Reliability Program (PRP). Current clearance(s) desirable.
Link: bnbi.org/careers-2/current-opportunities
Senior Bioinformatics Engineer
BNBI
BACKGROUND

The National Biodefense Analysis and Countermeasures Center (NBACC) is a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) federal laboratory sponsored by the DHS Science and Technology Directorate and operated by the Battelle National Biodefense Institute, LLC (BNBI).

PRIMARY FUNCTION

Functions as a senior member of a team of bioinformatics software engineers developing and maintaining tools and pipelines that enable efficient and reproducible analyses of bioforensic samples.

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

• Requires a Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, or a relevant computational discipline, and a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience.
• Fluency in multiple programming languages required for small- and large-scale tool development and scripting (e.g., Bash, Perl, Python, Java, R, C/C++).
• Expertise developing and operating in a UNIX/Linux environment.
• Familiarity with computing clusters and associated job management software (e.g., SGE, Condor, Hadoop, SLURM, etc.) preferred.
• Experience installing bioinformatics software and performing basic system administration tasks preferred.
• Familiarity with next-generation sequencing (e.g., Illumina, Pacific Biosciences, Oxford Nanopore Technologies) and associated data types preferred.
• Well-versed with bioinformatic software solutions and concepts of data examination.
• Capable of trouble-shooting research-grade software developed by third-parties.
• Must be a citizen of the United States, able to obtain and maintain an interim secret clearance leading to a top secret clearance, suitability for DHS, a favorable adjudication of the Department of Justice (DoJ) for select agent access, and enrollment in the Personnel Reliability Program (PRP). Current clearance(s) desirable.
Link: bnbi.org/careers-2/current-opportunities/
NGS - Senior Scientist - Cambridge
Volta Labs, Inc.
COMPANY DESCRIPTION

Volta Labs, Inc. (https://www.voltalabs.co) is an MIT spin-off company that makes programmable fluidic chips for biological automation. We are a transdisciplinary team combining engineering, surface chemistry and molecular biology to enable the next generation of automation for genomics and genetic engineering.

THE OPPORTUNITY

We are in the processing of gathering people with an interdisciplinary mindset to form the foundations of what will become the company over the next few years. You will come on board as an early member of the team and grow with our organization. You will work collaboratively with a team of engineers, biologists and scientists and take responsibility for the design, development and optimization of various biological applications on Volta’s proprietary digital fluidic platform.

Required:

- PhD in Molecular Biology or equivalent
- 2 or more years in a biotechnology / life sciences company or equivalent experience
- If you are exceptional and are qualified we can skip the first two requirements, so please if you think you fit the bill.
- Strong experience with molecular biology and NGS techniques: NGS library preparation including DNA-seq and/or RNA-seq, short-read sequencing (e.g. Illumina) and/or long-read sequencing (ONT, PacBio), DNA/RNA extraction, HMW DNA extraction and analysis
- Familiarity with laboratory automation system and enthusiasm for working on evolving prototypes
- Understanding of NGS computational analysis tools and experience interpreting NGS results
- Enthusiasm and demonstrated skills and aptitude for leading and executing independent experimental R&D projects
Link: https://jobs.lever.co/voltalabs/0b4b2ad2-669a-4032-9445-9474be6b1c6d?lever-origin=applied&lever-source%5B%5D=SFAF
Genomics/Bioinformatics Scientist
National Institute of Standards and Technology
The candidate would be responsible for the development of benchmark data sets and/or benchmarking methods for NIST human genome reference materials. The NIST-led Genome in a Bottle Consortium (GIAB) uses an open science approach and shares data and analysis results without embargo through a public repository for processed sequencing data, draft benchmarks, and released data/benchmark sets. Candidate would ideally present a poster or talk at ~2-3 conferences per year to regularly engage with GIAB stakeholders and solicit feedback along with developing manuscripts as appropriate describing data/benchmark sets/benchmarking methods. The candidate will be expected to lead at least one project for developing a benchmark data set and/or benchmarking methods. The ideal candidate will have a background and passion for understanding strengths and biases of genomic measurements with an interest to focus on human whole genome sequencing. Ideal background includes formal training (MS with strong publication record or PhD) or work experience in bioinformatics, computational biology, computer science, applied math/statistics, or biology/genetics with appropriate command-line and programming knowledge.
Genomics/Bioinformatics Software Engineer
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Candidate would be responsible for developing software to generate benchmark data sets and/or benchmarking methods for NIST human genome reference materials. Ideal candidate would have background and passion in developing open-source research software. Software products would include benchmarking applications such as hap.py (written in combination of C++ and Python) and analysis pipelines written in snakemake, WDL, or CWL. The ideal candidate will have a background and passion for developing open-source research software and understanding of biology with interest in learning about human whole genome sequencing. Ideal background includes development of at least one released open-source software tool/package for bioinformatics, computational biology, computer science, or applied math/statistics in Python, R, C++, or Java or an analysis pipeline in snakemake, WDL, or CWL.
Development Scientist, Next Generation Sequencing
New England Biolabs
Working as a member of the NEBNext Applications and Product Development Department at New England Biolabs (NEB), this individual will be focused on the development of cutting-edge technology for next generation sequencing applications.
Primary Responsibilities:
• Develop next-generation sequencing sample prep methods, both by utilizing standard molecular biology processes and creating novel solutions.
• Coordinate and support all stages of the transition of new products from development to product release, such as validating processes, establishing quality controls, setting launch dates, coordinating beta testing, writing protocols, and aiding marketing and business development groups in preparation of product launches.
• Communicate with collaborators to troubleshoot problems, develop custom solutions, and generate new sample prep solutions.
• Provide technical support for existing products.

Required Qualifications and Experience:
• PhD in biochemistry, molecular biology or related field.
• Minimum 2 years’ experience with Next Generation Sequencing.
• Expertise in Next Generation Sequencing from nucleic acid extraction to data analysis.
• Research and development experience with RNA-seq or epigenetics.
• Strong organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple projects.
• Publication of original scientific work in high-quality journals.
• Demonstrated scientific communication in both formal and informal settings.
• Strong organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple projects.
• Proven analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Ability to thrive in a fast-paced team environment
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Link: https://neb.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/NEB_Careers/job/Ipswich-MA-United-States/Development-Scientist_1256
Computational Biologist Postdoc
Los Alamos National Laboratory
We are looking for a talented computational biologist to join our team! If you are interested in improving and developing new methods for constructing and visualizing 3D genome structures, this is the job for you! If you have more questions, feel free to reach out directly. Cheers, Shawn
Link: https://lanl.jobs/los-alamos-nm/computational-biologist-postdoc/E33E01ECFD4F4995AB73CA94EFD543BE/job/
Postdoctoral Research Associate
USDA-ARS
The USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Daniel K Inouye US Pacific Basin Agricultural Research Center in Hilo, Hawaii is seeking a POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE, (Research Biologist/Computational Biologist/Molecular Biologist or similar) for a TWO YEAR APPOINTMENT. Ph.D. is required. Salary is commensurate with experience, (~$66,000/ year) plus benefits. Citizenship restrictions do not apply if work site is Hilo, Hawaii. There may be possibility for remote work as well (within U.S), pending agency approval. The incumbent will , as part of the Ag100Pest initiative, will work towards implementation of bioinformatic pipelines to support genome assembly and downstream analysis of emerging pest genomes. The research associate will gain skills in bleeding-edge genome assembly and analysis, with goals of leading to high-quality publications and developing best practices in genome assembly of arthropods. To apply, please send CV and cover letter to Scott Geib, scott.geib@usda.gov.
Development Scientist, Bioinformatics
New England Biolabs
New England Biolabs is seeking a computational scientist to work collaboratively with bench scientists. Together we will build tools, analyze sequence results, and integrate data from instrumentation, ultimately producing high quality, rigorously tested, and provably excellent products. NEB provides a world-class working environment including high quality computational infrastructure, skilled colleagues, frequent seminars from internal and external scientists, and opportunities to share your work internally and at conferences.

Required Qualifications / Experience:

Advanced degree in computational biology, bioinformatics or a molecular biology related field with significant data analysis experience. Computational training with significant biological experience is also acceptable.

Software development skills (Ruby, Python, R, etc.)

Appreciation for simple, high quality, maintainable software

Demonstrated scientific communication skills

Strong work ethic, emphasizing both efficiency and quality of work

Accessible evidence of software development history (e.g. Github)

Passion for learning

Preferred Qualifications / Experience:

Expertise with high volume sequence data analysis

Modern web development skills (HTML5, Rails, Vue.js, etc.)

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Cluster computing

Publication of original scientific work in relevant journals
Link: https://neb.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/NEB_Careers/job/Ipswich-MA-United-States/Development-Scientist-I--Bioinformatics_1263-1
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