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19-1029.01    Bioinformatics Scientists   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  

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  • Bioinformatics Scientists

Alternate Occupation Titles

  • Professor
  • Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology
  • Professor of Statistics
  • Scientific Database Curator
  • Scientific Informatics Leader
  • Scientific Informatics Project Leader
  • Scientist
  • Assistant Professor
  • Assistant Professor of Biology
  • Assistant Scientist
  • Associate Professor
  • Associate Professor of Cell & Molecular Biology
  • Associate Professor, Director of Bioinformatics Program
  • Bioinformatics Scientist
  • Bioinformatics Computer Scientist
  • Biological Scientist
  • Computer Professional
  • Computer Scientist
  • Director of Bioinformatics and Trait Discovery
  • Director of Bioinformatics, Associate Professor
  • Director of Translation and Experimental Medicine Bioinformatics
  • Research Professor of Biostatistics
  • Research Scientist
  • Research Associate Professor & Associate Program Director
  • Senior Scientist
  • Senior Bioinformatics Scientist

O*NET-SOC Description

  • 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.


  • Communicate research results through conference presentations, scientific publications, or project reports.
  • Develop new software applications or customize existing applications to meet specific scientific project needs.
  • Direct the work of technicians and information technology staff applying bioinformatics tools or applications in areas such as proteomics, transcriptomics, metabolomics, and clinical bioinformatics.
  • Keep abreast of new biochemistries, instrumentation, or software by reading scientific literature and attending professional conferences.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Collaborate with technical specialists to resolve design or development problems.
  • Develop technical or scientific databases.
  • Develop software or applications for scientific or technical use.
  • Prepare scientific or technical reports or presentations.
  • Review professional literature to maintain professional knowledge.
  • Supervise scientific or technical personnel.
  • Train personnel in technical or scientific procedures.