Integrated DNA Technologies Bioinformatics Scientist III in Coralville, Iowa
The Bioinformatics Scientist III will develop and maintain bioinformatics pipelines for novel qPCR and NGS applications, perform NGS data analysis and provide computational support for research and product development. This individual will work closely with other scientists and be a key contributor to the product development team.
Develops and maintains pipelines for NGS and qPCR applications
Provides data analysis support for product development and external collaborations
Works closely with R&D scientists to support their daily research activities
Participates in brainstorming sessions and contributes ideas in technology, algorithms and products
Works independently and also collaborates with other team members to meet project deadlines
Prepares and delivers presentations based on scientific and technical progress and achievements
Demonstrates and upholds behavior consistent with the Integrated DNA Technologies Core Values and delivers the Integrated DNA Technologies experience to customers and other business associates.
Performs other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s degree (in Biology, Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics or a related field) with six or more years relevant work experience required
Master’s degree (in Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics or a related field) with four or more years relevant work experience preferred
PhD degree (in Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics or a related field) preferred
Previous experience in qPCR/NGS required
Knowledge and understanding of computational and biological issues required
Previous experience working in a multidisciplinary, fast-paced and results-oriented environment preferred
Publications in peer-reviewed journals preferred
Other Job Qualifications
Familiarity with Python or other scripting languages
Programming and data analysis experience in a distributed Unix environment
Familiarity with public bioinformatics resources and tools
Knowledge of best-practice data presentation methods for internal and external audiences
Ability to easily integrate into and collaborate with a multidisciplinary team
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Adaptability to performing a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another without loss of efficiency or composure.
Ability to maintain both a high standard of courtesy and cooperation in dealing with co-workers.
Adaptability to accepting responsibility for the direction, control or planning of an activity.
Integrated DNA Technologies is an equal employment and affirmative action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Shift/Schedule: M-F 40 Hour Week (United States of America)
External Company Name: Integrated DNA Technologies, Inc.
External Company URL: http://www.idtdna.com/site
Street: 1710 Commercial Park