Bioinformatics Scientists

Bioinformatics Scientists

Conduct research using bioinformatics theory and methods in areas such as pharmaceuticals, medical technology, biotechnology, computational biology, proteomics, computer information science, biology and medical informatics. May design databases and develop algorithms for processing and analyzing genomic information, or other biological information.

Key Competencies * Analytical Thinking * Attention to Detail * Persistence * Integrity * Dependability * Independence * Achievement/Effort * Initiative * Adaptability/Flexibility * Innovation

Representative Tasks * Consult with researchers to analyze problems, recommend technology-based solutions, or determine computational strategies. * Develop new software applications or customize existing applications to meet specific scientific project needs. * Communicate research results through conference presentations, scientific publications, or project reports.


Professional Scientific & Technical Services, Manufacturing,

Job Family Life, Physical, and Social Science

Sample Job Titles Assistant Scientist, Bioinformatician, Bioinformaticist, Bioinformatics Analyst, Bioinformatics Associate, Bioinformatics Computer Scientist, Bioinformatics Developer, Bioinformatics Engineer, Bioinformatics Research Specialist, Bioinformatics Scientist, Bioinformatics Specialist, Bioinformatics Support Specialist, Bioinformatics Team Member, Computational Biologist, Data Analyst, Director of Bioinformatics and Trait Discovery, Director of Informatics, Director of Translation and Experimental Medicine Bioinformatics, Director, Informatics, Drug Discovery Informatics Specialist, Genetics Bioinformatics Analyst, Genomics Specialist, Microarray Analyst, Microarray Specialist, Molecular Modeler, Oncology Bioinformatics Analyst, Post Doctoral Researcher, Postdoc, Postdoctoral Scholar, Principal Bioinformatics Specialist, Programmer Analyst, Research Assistant, Research Associate, Research Professor of Biostatistics, Research Scientist, Scientific Database Curator, Scientific Informatics Leader, Scientific Informatics Project Leader, Scientist, Senior Bioinformatics Scientist, Senior Bioinformatics Specialist, Senior Research Associate, Senior Scientist, Systems Analyst.