Bioinformatics Programmer, Biochemistry and Molecular and Cellular Biology - Georgetown University
Bioinformatics Programmer, Biochemistry and Molecular and Cellular Biology - Georgetown University Medical Center
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The Bioinformatics Programmer, in an entry-level position in a highly collaborative environment, works work on glycoinformatics and glycoproteomics projects for a NIH-funded glycoscience portal and the Clinical and Translational Glycoscience Research Center (CTGRC). She/he has duties that include but are not limited to:
- Performs computer programming in support of glycoinformatics and glycoproteomics projects.
- Participates in project planning and management activities.
- Documents and/or provides presentations on glycoinformatics and glycoproteomics projects.
- Participates in manuscript preparation.
- Interacts with PI and other faculty members.
- Master's degree in Molecular Biology, Bioinformatics, Computer Science, or related field
- Demonstrated experience on research bioinformatics and/or computational biology projects
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- High motivation and ability to work independently.
- Ability to show evidence, in publicly visible projects, of experience on research bioinformatics and/or computational biology projects
- Experience in glycoinformatics; mass-spectrometry, proteomics, and glycoproteomics data analysis; semantic web technologies and ontologies; bioinformatics portals and data resources; and computer algorithms and data-structures for graphs and trees
- High-performance and cloud computing and related DevOps skills
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