Covance Staff Scientist II in United States

Job Overview

We are seeking a Staff Scientist II to support continuous improvement efforts of the lab, specifically as related to next-generation sequencing processes and pipelines. Responsiblities will include the following:

  • Trains and mentors junior bioinformatics staff on analysis methods, programming, and pipeline development.

  • Primary point of contact for lab staff for all sequencing data related issues.

  • Responsible for processing of NGS sequencing data, from the point that data comes off sequencers through delivery to clients.

  • Develops, maintains, and improves analysis pipelines. Identifies and implements new protocols as new platforms are brought online.

  • Point of contact for high performance computing on site, responsible for maintaining the compute cluster and training others on its use.

  • Installs and maintains third-party analysis software tools as needed

  • Implements additional data delivery methods internally (upload to client cloud repositories, etc.)

  • Works directly with clients on issues related to NGS data QC and/or analysis.

  • Generates reports needed for Data Transfer Agreements, and/or Method Summary Reports for all sequencing reports.

Education/Qualifications

MS or higher in Biology or related field

Experience

Five or more years of general laboratory experience in molecular biology or other biotechnology field.

Job Number 2018-24256

Job Category Scientific Advanced

Position Type Full-Time

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