Campus Description: Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff. The University is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and co-manager of nearby Brookhaven National Laboratory, a multidisciplinary research laboratory supporting world class scientific programs utilizing state-of-the-art facilities. Stony Brook University Medical Center is Suffolk County's only academic medical center and tertiary care provider. Many opportunities exist for collaborative research, and in some cases, joint appointments with BNL or with Medical School departments.
Descriptive Title: Bioinformatics Analyst REF#: HS-R-7624-12-11-S
Budget Title: Data Manager/Statistician Research Foundation Professional Position
Department: Molecular Genetics and Microbiology RF Line#: R1863
Grade: E.79 Campus: Stony Brook West Campus/HSC
Salary: $60,000 - $80,000
THIS POSTING IS NOT CURRENT !!!

Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in appropriate field. Expertise in computational and statistical approaches, including expertise with two or more programming languages, including at least two of Perl, Python, C++ or R. Experience with bioinformatics analysis.
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Master's degree in Computer Science. Experience with high-throughput data (e.g. microarray or sequencing data). Experience with data analysis; experience with databases; some knowledge of both biology and computational biology. Training in Mathematics. B. Sc. or M. Sc. in Computer Science.

Brief Description of Duties: The Bioinformatics Analyst will analyze and store high-throughput biological data through microarrays and high-throughput sequencing. Specifically genomic data from microarrays, from RIP-ChIP and Chip-ChIP, and from high-throughput sequencing. In general, these data will be gathered from experiments on transcriptional networks of yeast.
  • Analyze high-throughput biological data from microarrays.
  • Store in an SQL database high-throughput biological data.
  • Analyze high-throughput biological data from sequencing.
  • Conduct statistical tests by classical statistical methods and/or Monte Carlo simulations.
  • Write custom computer programs for efficient data analysis.
  • Submit high-throughput biological data to standard databases and to other researchers.
  • Independent research in computational biology, if desired.

Special Notes: This is a full time position. The Research Foundation of SUNY is a private educational corporation. Employment is subject to the Research Foundation policies and procedures, sponsor guidelines and the availability of funding. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

Application Procedure: Those interested in this position should submit a Research Foundation Employment Application, cover letter and resume to:

Dr. Bruce Futcher
Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology

Life Sciences Building, Room 130
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-5222



Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 12/07/2012, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.

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Job Category: E) Research (professional) and Technical to include lab support positions.
Posting Date: 11/25/2012
Additional Categories: B) Administrative and Professional Positions (excluding teaching and patient/clinical care).