Emory Yerkes National Primate Research Center

Bioinformaticist Position

Emory Yerkes National Primate Research Center

Atlanta, GA, United States

A full-time bioinformaticist position to work on COVID-19 data analysis is available in Bosinger Laboratory at Emory University and the Yerkes National Primate Center.

This position will work as part of a large, NIH funded multi-center consortium to use functional genomics to analyze a massive, longitudinal cohort of 1,000 SARS-CoV-2 infected patients.

The position will entail:

  • RNA-Seq
  • single-cell RNA-Seq data
  • Whole genome sequence data
  • 10X Genomics single-cell and phased sequence data
  • T lymphocyte and B lymphocyte repertoire sequences
  • data from other Next Generation Sequencing applications
  • Management and dissemination of datasets

Applicants should have a background that includes bioinformatics and strong computer science with an advanced degree in computational biology, bioinformatics or a related computer science discipline.

The position will allow for successful applicants to obtain any necessary additional computational training to complete the project.

The position will also offer the opportunity to write and publish several manuscripts from this and other projects.

Job Requirements


  • Minimum Master’s Degree in bioinformatics or computational biology, or computer science OR
  • PhD. (or equivalent) Degree in bioinformatics or computational biology


  • Demonstrable experience writing code to solve biological problems
  • R/Bioconductor proficiency highly preferred
  • Experience working with RNA-SEq is a significant strength
  • Programming experience in C/C++, Python, Java or PERL is a significant plus
  • Excellent communication and scientific writing skills
  • Motivation to turn data into manuscripts.

Interested applicants should email their CV, a brief description of career goals and references to:

Steven Bosinger, PhD – steven.bosinger@emory.edu


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Bioinformaticist Position