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Research Associate, Next-Gen Sequencing

Company: Medical Science
Location: Bethesda
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Overview We are currently searching for a Research Associate, Next-Gen Sequencing, to provide support to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This opportunity is a full-time position with MSC, and it is on-site in Bethesda, MD. Duties & Responsibilities * Perform computational analysis of Pacific Biosciences HiFi sequencing data: * Standard/pre-packaged analyses * Sequence data quality control and trimming * CCS generation * Implement existing custom pipelines written by VPDS for downstream data analysis. * Prepare above and other NGS analysis results for presentation at lab meetings and VRC-specific meetings. * Maintain records of NGS experiments analyzed and facilitate re-analysis of previous experiments where necessary. * Work with laboratory staff on experimental interpretation and design of new experiments. * Provide statistical support/analysis on research data. Requirements * Bachelor's, Master's, or Doctoral degree in Biology, Molecular Biology, Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Immunology/Microbiology, Computer Science, or related discipline. * Detailed understanding of sequencing principles, methods, and analysis tools. * Minimum of one (1) year previous experience in analyzing NGS data, including Pacific Biosciences data. * Proficiency in Unix shell scripting/R and in use of command-line tools. * Experience with Python/Perl. * Experience setting up analysis pipelines and scripts. #LI-DD1 Due to our contractual requirements, to be eligible for this role, you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at time of hire. Company Description We are a trusted government partner that blends deep domain expertise with advanced technologies to help our customers solve complex problems that improve, protect, and save lives. As a rapidly growing company, we combine entrepreneurial spirit, customer focus, and an outcomes-based approach to support agency missions in health IT, life sciences, public safety, and grants management. The Dovel Family of Companies offers employees an opportunity to advance beyond a specific role or contract, we offer a path to develop an enriching career. We believe in empowering a culture of innovation, customer success, and employee growth. What you'll get--- * Time Off! Flexible schedules and company paid holidays allow you to take the time you need. * Investment in YOU! 401(K) company contributions are yours to keep with no waiting period. * Choices! Unique healthcare plans to choose from with options like fertility and orthodontia benefits. * Discovery! With our tuition assistance and training programs, we support your career advancement. * Tax Savings! Enroll in pre-tax Health or Dependent Care Flexible Spending, HSA with company contributions, parking, and/or transit commuter benefits. * Support! Working parents and busy professionals - we've got you covered with a supportive culture, confidential Employee Assistance Program and a membership to Care.com. * Perks! Employee discounts, peer recognition programs, company-wide wellness challenges, and fun community events. * A Voice! A unique culture where you can influence decisions and have your voice heard. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status.

Keywords: Medical Science, Bethesda , Research Associate, Next-Gen Sequencing, Other , Bethesda, Maryland

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