Bioinformatician at Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation (OMRF)

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Employer: Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation (OMRF)

Expires: 03/31/2020

Department: Arthritis & Clinical Immunology – GuthridgeJob Summary/Basic Function:The Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation (OMRF) is an independent, not-for-profit, biomedical research institute adjacent to the campus of the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (OUHSC) located in Oklahoma City. OMRF investigators have internationally recognized expertise in Autoimmunity, Immunology, Genetics, Aging, Cardiovascular Disease, and Cancer. Our Autoimmune Disease Institute houses Centers of Excellence and specialty research clinics for Rheumatic Diseases (focusing on Lupus, Rheumatoid Arthritis, UCTD, and Sjogren’s) and for Multiple Sclerosis and related diseases. In addition to following over 4,000 patients with these conditions, teams of basic and clinical investigators conduct extensive clinical, translational and mechanistic research using samples obtained from these large clinical programs. Investigators at OMRF enjoy close scientific interactions with OUHSC faculty and participate in OUHSC graduate programs. Additional information about OMRF can be found at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation web site: www.omrf.org.Our Translational Informatics group is seeking a data analyst/bioinformatician to support both our clinical and basic research programs in autoimmune disease. Projects will include the application of precision medicine and molecular phenotype classification of subjects using machine learning approaches, high content data analysis, data visualization and reporting for publications and grants, bioinformatics analyses of results from various transcriptomic/genomic assays. This position involves working both independently and as part of the translational informatics team.Minimum Qualifications:Master’s degree or Ph.D. in Bioinformatics, Math, Statistics, Biostatistics, Computer Science, MIS, or relevant field and 2 years relevant experience or a combination of relevant experience and education.Strong project management, organizational, attention to detail, analytical, customer service, and verbal and written communication skills required.Preferred Qualifications:Experience with analysis of single cell data analysis pipelines, including single cell transcriptomic/cell-hashing/Total-Seq and CytoBank (Mass Cytometry/Helios CyTOF, multispectral cytometry) and tissue-based analytics (Hyperion/imaging mass cytometry, ChipCytometry a plus. Consultative experience would be beneficial. Programming experience (Python, R) is a plus.Apply online at http://omrf.peopleadmin.com/postings/3269.EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled