Post-doctoral Scientist Bioinformatics
Company: Zoetis, Inc.
Posted on: May 16, 2020
We are seeking a talented post-doctoral bioinformatics scientist
with experience in data management, analysis and interpretation of
omics data from mammalian and bacterial sources. This scientist
will be part of a multi-disciplinary team working with diverse
models and biological systems for target discovery, validation and
product development. The successful candidate must have the ability
to work in a matrixed team environment and have the ability to
communicate complex data to non-bioinformatics experts. Experience
working in a high-performance computing environment and managing
all types of large, complex biological data is essential.
POSITION REQUIREMENTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
* Expertise in analyzing large datasets generated from DNA, RNA and
protein sequences. Specifically, experience with next generation
sequence assembly of DNA and RNA, mapping and analysis software,
genotyping algorithms and variant detection, CNV analysis, systems
biology and pathway analysis.
* Maintain up-to-date developments in algorithms for analysis of
next-generation sequencing and applications of sequencing or
collection of big data into health solutions
* Ability to conduct hypothesis-based research in partnership with
a principal investigator at Zoetis and/or in collaboration with
* Experience with systems biology approaches to elucidate complex
physiological processes leading to health outcomes in animals
* Critical thinking and excellent communication and presentation
skills are essential
* Experience with high density SNP data handling and analysis and
genome wide association study knowledge are a plus.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
* Educational background: PhD (Bioinformatics, Genomics, Animal
Genetics, Veterinary Medicine or related field).
* Experience in data management, analysis and interpretation of
omics data from mammalian sources. Self-starter, able to prioritize
work, and work efficiently with minimal supervision
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to
design, interpret, and present complex scientific data in a team
environment is required
* Familiarity with various programming languages and software
* R, LINUX, Phyton, CLC Genomics Workbench and Ingenuity pathway
analysis (IPA) is desired.
Zoetis is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and
conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin,
disability or veteran status or any other protected classification.
Disabled individuals are given an equal opportunity to use our
online application system. We offer reasonable accommodations as an
alternative if requested by an individual with a disability. Please
contact Zoetis Colleague Services at
firstname.lastname@example.org to request an accommodation.
Zoetis also complies with all applicable national, state and local
laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as
employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration
and Nationality Act. All applicants must possess or obtain
authorization to work in the US for Zoetis. Zoetis retains sole and
exclusive discretion to pursue sponsorship for the acquisition or
maintenance of nonimmigrant status and employment eligibility,
considering factors such as availability of qualified US workers.
Individuals requiring sponsorship must disclose this fact. Please
note that Zoetis seeks information related to job applications from
candidates for jobs in the U.S. solely via the following: (1) our
company website at www.Zoetis.com/careers site, or (2) via email
to/from addresses using only the Zoetis domain of @zoetis.com . In
addition, Zoetis does not use Google Hangout for any recruitment
related activities. Any solicitation or request for information
related to job applications with Zoetis via any other means and/or
utilizing email addresses with any other domain should be
disregarded. In addition, Zoetis will never ask candidates to make
any type of personal financial investment related to gaining
employment with Zoetis..
Keywords: Zoetis, Inc., Kalamazoo , Post-doctoral Scientist Bioinformatics, Other , Kalamazoo, Michigan
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