Specialty Genomics Bioinformatics Scientist II (R&D)

Oaklandon, IN
Closing date
Mar 25, 2023

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Bioinformatics Scientist II

Labcorp is recruiting a Bioinformatics Scientist II to join the Specialty Genomics group in support of R&D activities. This position may be fully remote. Analyses range from early stage exploratory to full CAP/CLIA validated clinical studies. Primary duties will include:

  • Assumes primary responsibility for designing and implementing new analysis pipelines for NGS assays.
  • Providing statistical expertise for development projects are new assays are brought online and validated.
  • Validating new analysis methodologies, including software lifecycle (SLC) activities.
  • Writing SOPs, validation, and analysis reports.
  • Work in a fast-paced, high throughput environment to meet client driven timelines.


PhD in bioinformatics, biology, or related field


  • Three+ years of bioinformatics experience working on NGS assays, including but not limited to RNA-Seq, WGS, WES, targeted panel, 10x, methylationSeq.
  • Three+ years of scientific programming using Python or R.
  • Strong background in statistical analysis methodologies.
  • Demonstrated ability to design, code, and validate analysis pipelines.
  • Experience with WDL, CWL, or other workflow development languages.
  • Experience with implementing workflows in a cloud environment.
  • Full comfort working in a *nix-based, command line environment. Bash or other scripting skills is essential.

  • Previous CRO experience a plus.

  • Able to function in a fast-paced, high throughput environment.
  • Demonstrated organizational and communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and team work skills are essential.
  • Ability to prioritize workload to effectively handle several projects at any given time.
  • Quickly and competently train on and perform new and updated protocols.
  • Understand and perform specific tasks that need to be completed on a daily basis.
  • Identify and offer suggestions for process improvements.
  • Ability to complete written reports as part of client deliverables.
  • Attention to detail and ability to work under pressure to generate high quality data analysis.

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