GovernmentCIO is looking for a Bioinformatics Analyst to join our team. The role part of the Million Veterans Program (MVP) at the VA Medical Center in Boston, MA.
MVP is a national, voluntary research program funded entirely by the Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Research & Development. The goal of MVP is to partner with Veterans receiving their care in the VA Healthcare System to study how genes affect health. To do this, MVP will build one of the world's largest medical databases by safely collecting blood samples and health information from one million Veteran volunteers.
The successful candidate for this position will join an interdisciplinary team of computational biologists, bioinformatics scientists and management who are working together with the Veterans Administration (VA) to develop new methodologies to rapidly and accurately identify genotypic and phenotypic factors that may lead to disease cures for all Veterans and people worldwide.
This individual will assist on the development and use of computational tools to perform data analysis for various VA projects. Projects will include computational and statistical analyses of sequencing studies as well as participating in collaborative discussions with team member in the development of presentations for existing and new data discoveries.
The successful individual will be responsible for organizing, manipulating, and integrating various datasets, and assisting in preparation of formal documentation and presentations for various projects. Statistical analysis, data integration and pathway network analysis are preferred skills.