As one of the nation’s leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children – even those who may never enter our doors – through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.
The primary function of this position is to serve as a scientist and bioinformatician within the Biomedical Research Informatics Center (BRIC), actively participating in activities related to computational biology, Next Generation Sequencing (NGS), and related emerging technologies. Proficiency in statistics, computational biology, and genomics are essential for this position. Duties include providing core services for Research and Clinical investigators by applying existing analytical techniques within the field of Bioinformatics and extending existing analysis pipelines or developing new pipelines as needed under the supervision of the Center Director and in coordination with the Associate Director.
Perform analyses of NGS and related data using existing analysis programs and pipelines.
Extend existing analysis pipelines and/or develop new pipelines as needed to meet the needs of the BRIC clients.
Undertake independent and collaborative research, including the development of new analytic procedures. Design and conduct original research.
Read and interpret peer-reviewed publications to improve and advance the BRIC services.
Assist in ensuring that BRIC meets all regulatory requirements.
Assist in updates to policies and procedures as required.
Advise in the design of NGS experiments and the analysis and interpretation of results from NGS experiments.
Prepare presentations for scientific meetings, describing research results and preparation of manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals. Additional miscellaneous duties and responsibilities, as may be assigned from time to time by employee’s supervisor.
Post Graduate (6+ years of formal training/education beyond high school; e.g., Ph.D., M.D., J.D.)
Indepth knowledge of computational biology, genomic and other ‘omic’ analysis techniques
Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique “Bridge to a Healthy Future” pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.
Nemours is committed to improving the health of children. As a non-profit children’s health organization, we consider the health of every child to be a sacred trust. Through family-centered care in our children’s hospitals and clinics in Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Florida, as well as world-changing research, education and advocacy, Nemours fulfills the promise of a healthier tomorrow for all children — even those who may never enter our doors. Nemours began more than 70 years ago with the vision of Alfred I. duPont to improve the lives of children and to do whatever it takes to prevent and treat even the most disabling childhood conditions. Today, through our children’s hospitals and health system, we directly care for 250,000 children annually in Delaware Valley and Florida, including families who travel from across the country and world to see our specialists — treating every child as we would our own. We also reach beyond the walls of our hospitals and clinics to be a voice for children on a national and international level, and to lead the way in prevention, intervention, education, and research. Nemours is growing to better serve the children and families in our ca...re. We have 1.1 million square feet of space currently devoted to providing children’s healthcare or under construction, all designed with significant input and advice from our patients and families.