ResponsibilitiesThe Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine is seeking to hire a Data Analyst to join their Technology Center for Genomics & Bioinformatics. The Data Analyst will serve as the primary bioinformatician for the Center and be responsible for next generation sequencing (Ion Torrent and HiSeq2000) and microarray data management. Duties include:
•NGS data analysis (RNAseq, WES, WGS, Chipseq, Methseq, single cell RNAseq) •NGS data management (data delivery, data transfer, data storage) •Customer support •Other laboratory pre-analytical and post-analytical activities
Note: Due to the pandemic, this position is 100% remote until further notice
Qualifications•At least one year experience working with NGS data analysis •Demonstrated understanding of the statistical principles behind current best practices in bioinformatics •Broad experience with data generated by high-throughput molecular assays including microarrays and next-generation sequencing, preferred •Experience in molecular biology combined with a very strong record of high-throughput data analysis, supported by publication in this area, preferred •Experience in bioinformatics, biostatistics, computational biology or similar molecular biology, genetics, or biotechnology, preferred •Strong experience in the use of a high-level programming language such as R, MATLAB, Python or Perl for complex data analysis •Strong communication, data presentation and visualization skills. In particular, a demonstrated ability to effectively interact with scientific and thought leaders who specialize in areas other than bioinformatics, biostatistics, etc. •Ability to work both independently, collaboratively, and interdependently to handle numerous concurrent, fast-paced projects
UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
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