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Bioinformatics Scientist

Company: Medical Science & Computing (MSC)
Location: Bethesda
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

We are currently searching for a Bioinformatics Scientist to support to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This opportunity is a full-time position with MSC and is onsite in Bethesda, MD.
Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide scientific support regarding the incorporation of Human Microbiome Data methodology into the activities of the program such as bioinformatics.
  • Provide support for and advise on the content of all scientific papers across a range of data types. This shall include, but is not limited to:
    • Methods for 16S rRNA sequencing
    • Shotgun sequencing
    • Extraction of microbiome data from WGS of human tumor and normal tissue data, and microbial genomics.
    • Assist with the mentoring of postdocs and PhD students.
    • Provide support for and advise on the content of all scientific papers across a range of tissue types, including oral wash, feces, normal and cancerous tissue, etc.
      • Master's Degree or Ph.D. with a minimum of eight (8) years of related experience, preferred.
      • A Bachelor's degree with ten (10) additional years of experience may be substituted, in lieu of an advanced degree.
      • Must possess expertise in specialized domains, related to bioinformatics.
      • Experience working with rRNA sequencing methodology, shotgun sequencing, and microbiome data extraction.
      • Experience assisting and mentoring subordinates, useful.
        Company Description
        Dovel Technologies and its Family of Companies (Medical Science & Computing and Ace Info Solutions) was acquired in October 2021.
        Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public sector and commercial markets, with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. By combining our public and private sector expertise, we help clients address their most complex challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures focusing on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that help our clients outwit complexity and position them for future growth and success. The company has more than 12,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies.
        Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.
        Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance, including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.
        If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.
        Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse, and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

Keywords: Medical Science & Computing (MSC), Bethesda , Bioinformatics Scientist, Other , Bethesda, Maryland

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