Computational Biologist, School of Medicine, Vice Chair for Research

Location
Massachusetts, United States
Posted
25 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
25 Jun 2019
Ref
3240
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

The Boston University Medical Center (BUMC) Single Cell Sequencing Core Facility (SCSC) and Boston University Microarray and Sequencing Resource Core Facility (MSR) are looking for a motivated individual with extensive experience in bioinformatics or computational biology with excellent analytical and communication skills to serve as the core's primary data analyst.

We are looking for a highly motivated, client-focused individual with experience in bioinformatics or a related field to serve as the primary bioinformatics analyst for both the SCSC and the MSR. For more information, please visit our websites:

Microarray and Sequencing Resource: http://www.bumc.bu.edu/microarray/

Single Cell Sequencing: http://bumc.bu.edu/singlecell/

Required Skills

Position Requirements:

  • Received or in progress of obtaining Masters or equivalent degree in bioinformatics, computational biology, biostatistics, or a related field
  • At least two years' experience with Unix/Linux and R statistical programming language
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills in both spoken and written English
  • Ability to work independently and to handle and prioritize multiple projects at once
  • U.S. permanent residency status or ability to obtain visa
  • Prior experience with analyzing single-cell RNA-seq data is not required but helpful
  • 1-3 years' work experience

Skills:

  • Project/Process Management: Ability to work independently and to handle and prioritize multiple projects at once
  • Computer/Technical: At least two years' experience with Unix/Linux and R statistical programming language
  • Written and Oral Communication: Excellent interpersonal and communication skills in both spoken and written English

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Location Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Position Type Full-Time/Regular
Salary Grade Grade 52