Responsibilities of the Computational Biologist:
- Employ computational and statistical tools for the analysis and interpretation of multimodal genomic data, including bulk and single-cell
- Develop novel algorithms to analyze genomic, transcriptional, and screening data sets. 20%
- Explore novel data visualization tools, with emphasis on integrating diverse data types. 9%
- Work closely with experimental biologists to interpret and validate exciting findings. 30%
- Share results and algorithms with collaborators and the global cancer and immunology research communities. 5%
- Prepare high quality publications and oral presentations. 5%
- Other duties as assigned. 1%
Requirements of the Computational Biologist:
- Bachelors degree in a biological or quantitative field (molecular biology, immunology, computer science, statistics, physics, mathematics, or related field) preferred.
- Background knowledge in computational biology preferred, but most important are strong computational and quantitative skills.
- 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.
- Paid time off
- Medical and dental insurance
- 401K Match
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