Computational Biologist

4 days left

Employer
Yoh
Location
Creve Coeur, Missouri, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Aug 25, 2021
Closes
Sep 21, 2021
Ref
2403352385
Discipline
Genetics
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Yoh is seeking an experienced Computational Biologist to support our Agricultural Client in Saint Louis, MO for a six-month contract with possibility of extension. You will be assisting the Research and Development Operations team with their research tasks and logging data.

Hours: 8-5; Monday - Friday

Industry: Agricultural

Location: St. Louis, MO or Remote

Type: Contract

Responsibilities
  • Design and perform population genetics, phylogenetics analysis on NGS genotype data using State-of-the-Art bioinformatics tools based on the project requirements in time.
  • Process RNA-seq, metabolites data for gene differential expression, co-expression, GO term enrichment, metabolites profiling.
  • Generate analysis summarization and research report to internal stakeholders and external partners.

Qualifications
  • Master or Ph.D. in Plant Genetics, Genomics, Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Molecular Breeding or closely related field
  • 2-5 years of experience in Computational Biology, Bioinformatics, Quantitative Genetics, Breeding or closely related field
  • Must have experience working with cloud computing platforms (AWS, Azure)
  • Experience working with plants or crops is highly preferred
  • Experience working with QTL Mapping, Genomic Selection, NAM population design is preferred
  • Knowledge in plant breeding is a plus


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