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MFR Bioinformatician

Job Id:  5066

College Station, Texas, United States

Department:  Us-Biotech
Function:  Research and Development
Employee Type:  Permanent Full Time
Seniority Level:  Mid-Senior level

Advanta is a global seed business that combines the most advanced techniques in conventional plant breeding with biotechnology to deliver world-class seed. Drawing on our global network of breeders and researchers, Advanta is able to offer exclusive genetics and industry-leading hybrids in forage and grain.

We are seeking a motivated individual who desire to be part of a dynamic, fast growing and diverse team in a high throughput genotyping and molecular lab to support the crop breeding program at Advanta Seeds.


  • Manage and maintain all genomic databases.
  • Develop and maintain a data imputation pipeline.
  • Implement, manage, and maintain a BLAST server and a genome browser.
  • Support other areas with Bioinformatics analysis of NGS data

Required and Desired Skills:

  • A PhD. degree in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Data Science or related fields.
  • Coding knowledge in R, Python and SQL.
  • Experience in Linux environments.
  • Basic knowledge of genomics.
  • Knowledge of cloud computing preferred.
  • Proactive, self-motivated and self-driven person with high accountability.
  • Team player with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Cultural sensitivity.