Bioinformatics Specialist

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Employer
Kelly
Location
Houston, Missouri, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 03, 2021
Closes
Jul 31, 2021
Ref
2295942114
Discipline
Climate Change
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
*We are Kelly Science and Clinical, *the second largest scientific staffing firm in the U.S. serving 90% of Fortune 100 companies. Are you inspired to change the world and looking for tangible ways to make an impact? Does our client's mission - applying synthetic biology to reverse climate change - resonate with you? If so, we want to hear from you. We have partnered with a cutting-edge and growing company that leverages their unique science through impactful projects that are essential to a sustainable future for humanity. Comprised of a group of over 20 scientists, engineers and entrepreneurs, their professional trajectories in and individual passions for hacking the climate crisis led the way to our joining forces in this time-sensitive endeavor.

*Position Title: Bioinformatics Specialist*

*Position Overview*

*The Bioinformatics Specialist *will apply their knowledge to the management of biological and genomic data. Will build databases to contain the information, write scripts to analyze it, and queries to retrieve it.

*Responsibilities may include (but are not limited to) the following:*

* Develop data mining tools for genetic and metabolic pathway optimization

* Prepare statistical considerations for experimental designs and carry out statistical analyses independently

* Develop simulation models for novel enzymatic pathways based on biochemistry, microbiology and statistical knowledge

* Assesses relevant literature as well as existing data, evaluates the quality of data used in reports

* Serve as an example for the company values

*Position Qualifications: *

* PhD Degree in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, or related field

* 1-2 years professional experience in biotech genetic engineering, or 5 years of the same experience with a Master's Degree; wet lab experience a plus

* In-depth experience with bioinformatics-driven genetic engineering

* Proficient in common programming language; coding experience a plus

* Experience with programming for laboratory automation a plus

* Prior startup experience preferred

* Multidisciplinary background preferred, particularly in chemistry

*Education/Experience Requirements:*

* Legally authorized to work in the job posting Country.

* Two (2) to five (5) years in a Lead or Supervisory role.

* Associates or bachelor's degree in a scientific or related discipline a plus.

*Our Client Offers a Generous Compensation & Benefits Package Including Relocation Assistance *

* EOE, including Disability/Vets*

* #TJP2021_SPEC *

Why Kelly®?

Kelly® Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interests-it's the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.

About Kelly®

At Kelly, we're always thinking about what's next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we're a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of [benefits](https://www.mykelly.us/us-mykelly/perks/)?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. [Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.](https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)
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