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Bioinformatics Scientist

Covance 3/28/2019 5:59:25 PM
JOB ID: 22041 Category: Clinical Operations Entry Level
Indianapolis, Indiana



Job Overview

We are seeking a Bioinformatics Scientist for our Indianapolis, IN or our Redmond, WA lab. This position will support continuous improvement efforts and perform data analysis to support assays being performed in the lab. Responsibilities will include the following:

* Perform data analysis to of new or improved methods in genomics assays. Provide statistical expertise and works on developmental projects.
* Work in a fast-paced, high throughput environment.
* Effectively use different software to complete directed gene expression experiments. Effectively train on and perform new and updated protocols quickly and competently.
* Work methodically and in an organized and timely manner to produce high-quality data analysis, minimizing errors.
* Demonstrated technical expertise of pipelines within the CGL Bioinformatics Group.
* With little supervision, understand and perform specific tasks that need to be completed on a daily basis. Organize and lead meetings with participants across different departments in order to present data, and or recommendations for specific goals.
* Work individually and as part of a team in order to perform specific, prioritized objectives. Collaborate and or lead other teams within the CGL department on specific and directed tasks such as process investigations.
* Initiate, author and or modify standard operating procedures to reflect current and best practices. In addition, successfully incorporate these documents into the Agile documentation control software. Work on publications of developmental projects.
* Effectively learn a new complicated procedure, with little documentation and direction from the manager.
* Other duties as assigned.


* PhD in Biology or Computational Biology


* 2 years of Bioinformatics Experience in molecular biology.
* Demonstrated organizational and communication skills.
* Ability to develop, test and implement new analysis tools
* Proficiency R and linux scripting. Exeperience in other programing languages (python, perl)
* Strong interpersonal and demonstrated team work skills.

Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Indianapolis, IN - Indiana


Covance Recruiting Process

Below is a general Overview of Our Recruiting Process

If you’d like to work for us, please submit your resume/CV online. If your ability to use or access our electronic application is limited due to a disability, please visit or call 1-800-978-4473 for help.

We consider applications from everyone who is interested in a position with us and who meets the required criteria and qualifications.

If your application is selected, someone from our recruiting team will contact you to arrange an initial screen. We may carry this out over the phone or at a face-to-face meeting. You must complete the screen to be considered for the position.

Based on the results of the initial screen, we may invite you to an interview. One of our recruiting team members will contact you to arrange this. The process may involve several interviews, initially over the phone, and then face-to-face with different members of the hiring team.

Our interviews follow a behavioral-based format. This means we’ll ask you to give us information that’s specific to your professional and educational experiences.

Hiring team members will share and discuss their input and then make their decision.

If you’re the person who best meets the requirements of the position, a member of the hiring team will get in touch to make you an offer of employment. Covance is an eVerify employer (United States only).