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Bioinformatics Scientist

Company: GAP Solutions Inc
Location: Bethesda
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Position Objective: Provide services as a Bioinformatics Scientist in support of the Scientific, Operations and Administrative Resources (SOAR) program at various Institutes and Centers within the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Duties and Responsibilities: + Provides programming and troubleshooting support to the Federal Government in the dissemination of research data. + Performs computations on research data analysis. + Works with staff on scientific programming and experimental design. + Records observations and report results at weekly laboratory meetings. + Provides statistical support / analysis on research data. + Provides research / service goals in the context of the laboratory's overall mission. + Evaluates new types of experimental approaches to protocols based on knowledge of scientific literature, available facilities and research needs. + Independently coordinates the training of personnel in the use of scientific software applications, statistical software applications and programmatic software applications. + Initiates interdisciplinary collaborations with other research centers. + Deliver at least one presentation per year to audiences outside the Government. + Performs other duties as assigned. [SR3] Basic Qualifications: + Master's in Biological Sciences or Life Sciences Bioinformatics or Computational Biology + Level 1 requires 1-2 years of relevant experience. + Level 2 requires 3-4 years of relevant experience. + Level 3 requires 5-6 years of relevant experience. + Level 4 requires 7-8 years of relevant experience. + Level 5 requires 9-10 years of relevant experience. + Experience in related field performing supporting biological research. + Basic Knowledge of computer science, systems analysis, and systems programming. + Proficiency with Computer skills to include MS Office Suite. + Experience with C, C++, and Java. + Advanced knowledge of bioinformatics approaches to analyze data and develop computational tools. Minimum Qualifications: + Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, with non-technical and technical staff. + Detail-oriented and possess strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize multiple tasks and projects. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required by this position. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. GAP Solutions provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need an accommodation to apply for a job, email us at . You will need to reference the requisition number of the position in which you are interested. Your message will be routed to the appropriate recruiter who will assist you. Please note, this email address is only to be used for those individuals who need an accommodation to apply for a job. Emails for any other reason or those that do not include a requisition number will not be returned. GAP Solutions is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, sex, religion, creed, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or perceived sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, and gender expression, familial status, political affiliation, genetic information, or any other legally protected status or characteristics. This position is contingent upon contract award.Requisition ID:4317

Keywords: GAP Solutions Inc, Bethesda , Bioinformatics Scientist, Other , Bethesda, Maryland

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