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Bioinformatics Associate II

Job Description

Kelly Scientific Resources is a specialty service of Kelly Services®. As the world's largest provider of HR solutions to the scientific community, Kelly Scientific Resources is focused exclusively on placing skilled scientific professionals in contract, contract-to-hire, and full-time science jobs across a full spectrum of related industries and disciplines.  Our scientists contribute to the research and development of therapeutics that change the lives of those affected with disease. We have an exciting contract opportunity in So San Francisco for a Bioinformatics Associate II to join a leading biotherapeutics client.  
Bioinformatics Associate II
This position offers the rewarding opportunity to do work that advances personalized medicine and helps patients, and to work in an international team environment that fosters a culture of collaborative scientific investigation and publication.
The Bioinformatics Analyst will collaborate with biomarker scientists and other analytical scientists on multiple oncology studies to perform biomarker analyses and visualization.
Responsibilities could include:
Perform bioinformatics and statistical analysis of biomarker data including high throughput genomics and transcriptomics data sets from clinical trial samples in collaboration with oncology biomarker scientists
Develop and apply diverse bioinformatics methods for biomarker analyses that utilize innovative molecular and computational technologies
Ensure the quality of acquired data and apply advanced statistical methods to determine and mitigate sources of bias and noise in complex datasets
Document analytical methods used in individual studies
Collaborate with other bioinformatics scientists and biostatisticians to establish and align on best practices, and deliver best-in-class solutions
Present analysis results at internal meetings and contribute to publications
Familiarity working in a Linux computing environment
Proficiency in a high-level programming language, such as R, Perl or Python.
Demonstrated skills and expertise with industry-standard bioinformatics packages.
Experience with Bioconductor is strongly preferred.
Applicants with an understanding of concepts in cancer biology, genomics, and immunology, and familiarity with high-throughput sequencing e.g., whole exome sequencing and gene expression e.g., whole transcriptome sequencing technologies will be prioritized
Experience analyzing data from clinical studies is a plus
Excellent communication and documentation skills
Ability to learn and use new statistical methodology and excellent analytical skills
Proven ability to work successfully under pressure
Proven planning, organizational, and time management skills
Oral and written English fluency
Passionate about applying your skills to advance personalized medicine and help patients
PhD in bioinformatics, computational biology, biostatistics, statistics, systems biology, genetics, genomics or related life science field with significant quantitative research experience.
MS degree holders with 3+ years of work experience will be considered.

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Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Biotech, Research, Science
Education Graduate Degree
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Other Great Industries
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID US15TPCC_BH1549627
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Bioinformatics Associate II

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