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About Us: Swift Biosciences, Inc is a rapidly growing Ann Arbor company that is developing novel research reagents, protocols and molecular diagnostic tools based on Next Generation Sequencing (NGS). Our company specializes in finding new ways to make scientific discoveries. We have an excellent team and are seeking to add more people with specific skills, creativity and energy. Swift Biosciences is a great place to work; we have fun together and take pride in our accomplishments.

Swift Biosciences is currently accepting applications for the following positions:

Bioinformatics Scientist

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Position: Bioinformatics Scientist

Description:

We're looking for a programmer or biologist with some experience using the command line on Unix-based operating systems. You should be comfortable using some of the basic Unix command line tools such as awk, sed, and similar standard Unix utilities, as well as basic file handling and system administration. Responsibilities will include analysis of NGS data using established workflows (Bash scripts) and other command line tools, organizing results, and creating summary reports of analysis results. This position will be a great opportunity to gain experience in NGS data analysis and to strengthen basic bash programming and Unix system administration skills, as well as develop skills using other scripting languages such as Python, R, and Perl. Important skills include the ability to communicate clearly and efficiently, including good verbal, written, and presentation communication skills, as well as a general willingness to learn new things.

Requirements:

BS or MS in STEM fields. Experience with Linux and the command line; html coding or report formatting; and a general willingness to learn. A basic understanding of molecular biology or genetics is a plus. Start-up or mid-biotech industry experience is also a plus.


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