[TriLUG] Bioinformatics Position, RTP

Dan Tomso dan.tomso at gmail.com
Fri Jul 6 16:18:03 EDT 2007

Hi, folks.

This is an interesting position for the right person--please forward around
to interested parties!  Also, please follow up with the HR website or email
address in the announcement--not via this account!

Dan T.

Athenix Corporation, RTP, NC

Our vision is to revolutionize the use of plant resources to improve the
quality of life. Our
commitment is to excellence in science.
Athenix is a leading biotechnology company that develops novel products and
technologies for
agricultural and industrial applications, including biofuels and
We are looking for a talented, flexible and highly motivated professional
with excellent
communication skills to join our successful company. We currently have an
opening for the
following career opportunity:

Bioinformatics Scientist (Job Reference: DT5)
Job responsibilities: Scientist will apply his/her experience in several key
disciplines in a team-oriented environment. This includes biological
sequence analysis, gene
annotation, Linux/UNIX scripting, and database implementation and
maintenance. Core
responsibilities include designing, implementing, and supporting
bioinformatics strategies as part
of a microbial gene discovery project. An additional task is the
implementation of state-of-the-art
computational tools to improve research and development efforts
Required skills and experience: Doctorate/Equivalent in bioinformatics, or
in biological laboratory science with strong experience in sequence
analysis, programming, and
database development. Experience with sequencing and annotation pipelines
strongly preferred.
Key programming languages used are PYTHON, PERL, and RUBY. Previous bench
a plus. Excellent organizational and recordkeeping skills are essential, and
experience with large
data sets is strongly desired.
We offer competitive salaries, excellent benefits and an attractive stock
option plan. This is an
exciting opportunity to work for a cutting edge company and to make a
To apply, please email resume with job reference code DT5 in subject line to
careers at athenixcorp.com
Athenix Corp., Human Resources, P.O. Box 110347, Research Triangle Park, NC
EOE, www.athenixcorp.com

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