Job ID: #9370

Computational Biologist

Boston, MA
Science Science
Research & Development


Responsibilities of the Computational Biologist:

  • Demonstrate initiative and be invested in the success of research projects.
  • Have enthusiasm for taking a hands-on, problem-solving approach, learning on the job, and collaborating with research scientists and associates in an informal collegial work environment imbued with intellectual rigor.
  • Possess an outstanding academic record and strong communication skills, demonstrate innovative and analytical thinking, and enjoy working in an interdisciplinary team.
  • Ability to design algorithms, apply statistical methods, and innovate ways to analyze, integrate, visualize, and interpret a wealth of systems data that will directly inform discovery experiments and target advancement projects, requiring the development of core domain knowledge in genetics, molecular biology, immunology, and computational biology.
  • Demonstrate experience with multitasking and have the ability to work independently as well as part of a team, and possess meticulous work habits with careful attention to detail. This work will be central to several major research projects, and co-authorship on high-impact publications is expected.


Requirements of the Computational Biologist:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a biological or quantitative field (Molecular Biology, Immunology, Computer Science, Statistics, Physics, Mathematics, or related field).
  • 1+ years of experience in the area of bioinformatics.
  • Strong programming skills and experience in algorithm development (using Python, R. Matlab, etc.).
  • Coursework in Statistics
  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills
  • Ability to solve complex problems.

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