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Temporary Bioinformatician
Abacus Service Corporation Bethesda, MD

Temporary Bioinformatician

Abacus Service Corporation
Bethesda, MD
  • Temporary
Job Description
Company Info
Candidates Request Form 1 Job Title Temporary Bioinformatician 2 Client Company/Dept. Name Department of Health and Human Services 3 Address National Institutes of Health, NIDDK, Bldg. 50, Room 3133, 9000 Rockville Pike City Name Bethseda State Name MD Zip Code 20892 If others (Address) 6 Duration of the project Project Start Date 1/11/2021 Project End Date 1/4/2022 Due date for Resume submission Oct 12, 2021 7 No. of Openings 1 No. of Maximum Submissions 2 8 Job Description The contractor will be serving as a Bioinformatician and will provide technical and scientific support and assistance in basic research investigations.
The contractor must have a Ph.D. in statistics, informatics, computational biology or related subject area.
Minimum of 8 years of bioinformatics or related experience.
Expert knowledge of major programing languages (e.g. R, Perl, Python or an equivalent scripting language).
Demonstrated experience in developing and deploying applications on UNIX or Linux platforms in a high-performance computing (HPC) environment.
Expertise using bioinformatics tools (e.g. alignment, motif finding, gene functional categories, EdgeR, DESeq2, MACS2, MultiQC)
Demonstrated success in sharing scientific information, through the writing of scientific manuscripts and the oral presentation of data in seminars and poster sessions.
Strong communications skills, both oral and written.
Fluency in both written and spoken English.
Knowledge of statistical models and ability to predict outcomes.
A strong record of productive collaborative interactions with biologists.
Excellent analytical, interpersonal, organizational and time management skills.
Proven critical-thinking skills and demonstrated ability to manage and interpret large biological data sets.

Responsibilities:
1. The contractor must:
Acquire and organize large data sets generated by a wide range of techniques including next generation sequencing, microarray analysis, mass spectrometry, and high throughput screening.
Provide support for 4-6 laboratory groups with wide interests in applying computational techniques to answer questions in cell and developmental biology in NIDDK.
Act as bioinformatics expert and coordinate with teams of biologists to conduct experimental queries or perform portions of studies using complex procedures and techniques common to modem bioinformatics
Write complex queries to multiple databases.
Provide timely reports based on analysis of scientific data.
Coordinate training of students, new investigators, and other laboratory personnel in the use of techniques, procedures, and equipment to complete the objectives of the laboratory.
Maintain computational workstations for students, investigators, and other laboratory personnel to conduct experimental queries and peruse data.
Present and explain lab work at conferences or attend workshops on leading edge technologies, as required.
Assist in data visualization to support the preparation of manuscripts for submission to scientific journals or other scientific presentations.
Report results of literature searches and recommend new studies in coordination with senior staff.
Actively interact with scientists in the laboratory to assess their needs with respect to massive (terabyte-sized) data sets, then develop concrete and tractable project plans for completing these projects.
Provide broad-based programming and analytic support for a wide variety of bioinformatic and genomic research projects including the development of software pipelines for the processing and high-level analysis of next-generation sequence data.
Provide detailed project documentation so that all methodologies can be reproduced and applied to similar studies in the future.
Keep and maintain original data files and linked analyses in an organized fashion for long-term storage on a server. 9 Skill set info Minimum of 8 years of bioinformatics or related experience.
Expert knowledge of major programing languages (e.g. R, Perl, Python or an equivalent scripting language).
Demonstrated experience in developing and deploying applications on UNIX or Linux platforms in a high-performance computing (HPC) environment.
Expertise using bioinformatics tools (e.g. alignment, motif finding, gene functional categories, EdgeR, DESeq2, MACS2, MultiQC)
Demonstrated success in sharing scientific information, through the writing of scientific manuscripts and the oral presentation of data in seminars and poster sessions.
Strong communications skills, both oral and written.
Fluency in both written and spoken English.
Knowledge of statistical models and ability to predict outcomes.
A strong record of productive collaborative interactions with biologists.
Excellent analytical, interpersonal, organizational and time management skills.
Proven critical-thinking skills and demonstrated ability to manage and interpret large biological data sets. 10 Education The contractor must have a Ph.D. in statistics, informatics, computational biology or related subject area. 11 Certifications (if required) 12 Documentation Required for submission 13 Work Hours 7:30 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday 14 Account Manager Name (Proposal Team) John Gabriel 15 Work authorization required US Citizen Only 16 Relocation is accepted Yes 17 Remote work No 18 Additional Notes if any

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Abacus Service Corporation job posting for a Temporary Bioinformatician in Bethesda, MD with a salary of $86,500 to $116,900 Yearly with a map of Bethesda location.