Bioinformatics Analyst

Posted 24 May 2023
Salary US$50 - US$55 per hour
LocationNorth Chicago
Job type Contract
DisciplineLife Science Recruitment
Contact NameRonan Brady

Job description

Location: Lake County, IL

Contract Length: 3 months (Possible Extension)

Pay Rate: $50 - $55

Bioinformatics Analyst

  • Primary responsibility include providing analysis support for running standard pooled CRISPR screening data and differential expression analysis of bulk RNAseq data, and performing standard validation/QC analysis for data generated by the Genome Technology group.
  • If candidate harbors strong skills/interest in programming/software development, there is also a need to refactor code for the CRISPR screening pipeline, and possible development of visualization (Rshiny App) for various type of analysis.
  • Ideal candidate must have strong linux shell coding experience, comfortable in using R to do data analysis, and proficient in Python.
  • If a candidate is comfortable with job submission using high performance computer servers, that would be a plus.

Knowledge, Skills, Experience:

  • S. in Bioinformatics/Biostatistics with 5+ years applicable experience or M.S. in Bioinformatics/Biostatistics with 2+ years applicable experience
  • Proficient in using R to do basic data analysis (processing, plotting…)
  • Differential expression statistical testing, this is applicable to both bulk RNAseq and CRISPR screening data
  • Be able to write Python scripts for data processing
  • Comfortable working in linux/Unix environment, including job submission using High Performance Computer servers
  • Comfortable working with NGS data (mostly Illumina short read technology)

Nice to have:

  • Ability to develop R packages from existing R code
  • Ability to read Perl code
  • Experience in working with CRISPR data
  • Experience developing R shiny App for data visualization

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.