Bioinformatic Programmer - Georgetown University Medical Center

Washington D.C
Jun 16, 2019
Jul 02, 2019
Full Time
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The Edwards Lab in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular & Cellular Biology and the Clinical and Translational Glycoscience Research Center (CTGRC) at Georgetown University Medical Center invites applications for an entry-level Bioinformatics Programmer position in a highly collaborative environment to work on glycoinformatics and glycoproteomics projects for a NIH funded glycoscience portal and the CTGRC.

The ideal candidate will have 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.

The Bioinformatics Programmer 's duties include but are not limited to:
  • Programming in support of glycoinformatics and glycoproteomics projects.
  • Participation in project planning and management activities.
  • Documentation and/or presentations on glycoinformatics and glycoproteomics projects.
  • Participation in manuscript preparation.

  • Master's degree in Molecular Biology, Bioinformatics, Computer Science, or related field
  • Demonstrated experience on research bioinformatics and/or computational biology projects (please be able to show evidence of this experience in publicly visible projects)
  • Strong Python, C++, Java, and/or JavaScript programming skills; and high-performance and cloud computing and related DevOps skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly motivated, and be able to work independently

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