Full-Time Positions


The Informatics Infrastructure Group is responsible for providing informatics and analytical support to the daily operations of the institute and conducting biomedical informatics research in both technological and scientific fields.  This is a Software Business Analyst position that will be responsible for performing detailed requirements analysis, documenting processes, and performing some user acceptance testing.  To succeed in this role, you should have a natural analytical way of thinking and be able to explain difficult concepts to non-technical users, both within and outside the organization.  Bachelor’s degree in business or related field or an MBA required.  A minimum of 3 years of experience in business analysis or a related field.  Full understanding of agile development model.  Must be able to use Windows OS and Microsoft Office applications.  Software development experience a plus.  Abstract preparation and writing is a plus.


This is an advanced developer position that is responsible for infrastructure development and providing informatics support to the operations in the institute and partners.  The position will focus on data management and data reporting throughout the organization to facilitate biobank and molecular lab operation.  A strong capability in database and software application development is critical to develop and maintain databases, and to conduct data modeling, querying, and analysis.  This position requires extensive communication with supervisors, peers, and subordinates, both within and outside the organization.  Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Information Systems Management, or related technical degree required.  Four years minimum of application development in C#, C++, Java, or other Object-Oriented language is required.  Three years minimum of developing web-based applications in a professional environment.  Experience in implementation of modern web-based user interface designs utilizing JavaScript, JQuery, HTML, CSS, Kendo UI and other technologies.


This position seeks an individual with hands-on laboratory experience. The successful candidate will apply genomics and proteomics methods in research studies. Such studies will include biospecimen science studies that form the basis of evidence based practices which guide research activities utilizing human biospecimens. The candidate will design and execute experiments, trouble shoot and interpret data, conduct protocol optimization and validation. Manuscript preparation and communicating research findings through publications or oral/poster presentations. PhD in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry or other related field required. 2-4 years hands-on laboratory experience, good communication and writing skills required. The candidate should be self-motivated, and able to work independently and as a team member. New PhD graduates will be considered. The Biobank is a CAP accredited biobank.


The Chan Soon-Shiong Institute of Molecular Medicine at Windber ( has been part of several major national cancer programs, including TCGA and the Cancer Moonshot Initiative. The institute is expanding and is hiring for multiple new Bioinformatics Scientist positions – at the Murtha Cancer Center Research Program (MCCRP) office in Bethesda, MD to join an experienced and highly collaborative team of clinicians, scientists, statisticians, and bioinformaticians in the fight against cancer! The level of the position will be considered based on candidate’s experience.

Key Responsibility:

  • Assess diverse clinical, genomic, and proteomic datasets from public domain and internal sources, for discovery as well as designing new projects
  • Support projects in the areas of study design, data QC, bioinformatics and statistical analysis, and data management
  • Perform analysis of proteogenomic data along with clinic-pathologic data in large cohorts, and synthesize and interpret results for presentations and publications
  • Develop or adopt innovative methods and metrics for data QC and predictive model
  • Promote the scientific interests of the institute through publication and community interaction


  • PhD degree in Bioinformatics or another relevant field, or a MS degree with minimum 3 years of direct experience in bioinformatics, statistics, or computational biology
  • Familiar with NGS applications for variant detection/interpretation and gene expression
  • Sound scientific logics for tertiary analysis and interpretation, backed by publications
  • Strong understanding of concepts and analytical techniques in statistics.
  • Proficient in R or another common statistical package.
  • Intermediate with Python or another scripting language
  • Familiar with Linux environment
  • Excellent in written and verbal communication in a collaborative environment
  • Self-motivated and good time management with evolving priorities


  • Experience in translational research or clinical trials, involving genomics or proteomics
  • Solid knowledge of cancer biology and cellular pathways
  • Familiar with public resources for cancer research and medical genetics
  • Experience with computation and data management in a cloud environment
  • Familiar with relational database or/and object-oriented database

Posting Date: August 16, 2023


How to Apply

Please print and complete an application (link below) and submit with resume and cover letter by e-mail to, by mail or by fax 814-467-3453

Human Resources
Windber Research Institute
600 Somerset Avenue
Windber, PA  15963

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Qualified applicants should send CV and salary requirements to:

CSS Institute of Molecular Medicine

Human Resources Department

600 Somerset Avenue

Windber, PA 15963

Fax: (814) 467-3453


All application materials are treated as confidential and are retained for a period of six months, at which time all resumes and applications are shredded. To apply for a position you must meet the minimum requirements as posted. Selection is based on education, experience and interview results. A criminal background check is required for all positions.

Windber Research Institute is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate in its employment practices on the basis of sex, race, religion, national origin, color, age or non-job related handicap or disability.