Scientific Programmer | New York, NY - Job.com

Scientific Programmer

for Columbia University in New York, NY

Job Description

**Position Information**

**Job Title**

Scientific Programmer

**Job Code Title**

**Job Requisition Number**

077431

**Department**

INACTIVE-533-JNTCTR SYSTM BIOLOGY

7574- JSB C2B2

**Location**

Medical Center

**Job Type**

Officer Full-Time Regular

**Bargaining Unit**

**If temporary, indicate duration**

**Hours Per Week**

35

**Job Family**

Technical / Information Technology

**Salary Grade**

Officer 104

**Salary Range**

Commensurate with experience

**Advertised Summary Job Description**

Columbia University is looking for a highly motivated data analyst to establish analytical protocols of large-scale cancer genome sequencing effort to improve personalized cancer care. The effort is a critical part of cancer precision medicine initiative at Columbia University. The candidate will be affiliated with Department of Systems Biology and Irving Cancer Research Center, and collaborate closely with experts in computational biology, next-generation sequencing, cancer genetics, clinical informatics, and cancer pathology in Columbia University Medical Center.

Job responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

Establish and maintain robust and highly automated computational pipelines to analyze exome and genome sequencing and RNA-Seq of cancer patients to identify somatic mutations and structural variants.

Perform genomic data analysis in pilot projects using optimized pipelines

Participate the drafting of manuscripts to report novel findings from research and clinical projects

**Minimum Qualifications for Grade**

**Applicant** **MUST** **meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant**

Requires a Bachelor's degree of Science in computational biology, bioinformatics, computer science, or equivalent in education and experience plus 3 years of related experience

**Additional Position-Specific Minimum Qualifications**

**Applicant** **MUST** **meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant**

Experience in computational analysis of whole genome sequencing, exome sequencing, or RNA-Seq data.

Strong programming skills. Substantial experience in R, Python (or Perl, Ruby), UNIX and high performance computing cluster.

Knowledge of cancer biology or genetics.

Excellent communication skills both writing and speaking.

**Special Instructions**

**Preferred Qualifications**

Master degree of Science in computational biology, bioinformatics, computer science, or equivalent

or equivalent in education and experience

**Essential Functions**

**Additional Essential Functions (Limit to 3950 characters. )**

**Special Indications**

**This position works with:**

There are no special indications for this position

**HIPAA Compliance training required**

No

**Participation in Medical Surveillance required**

No

**What type of posting? Is this a waiver request? **

Standard Posting

**Requisition Open Date**

03-25-2015

**Requisition Close Date**

Open Until Filled

**Quick Link**

jobs. columbia. edu/applicants/Central? quickFind=147389

**EEO Statement**

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

**Local Hiring**

Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.

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