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Bioinformatics Specialist II

Company: Jobleads
Location: Charlestown
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description - Bioinformatics Specialist II (3131764) Bioinformatics Specialist II - ( 3131764 ) The Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Pathologyis looking for exceptional candidates to join the Computational PathologyResearch Group. The objective of this group is to assemble and analyze largedatasets (including genomic scale next-generation sequencing data). This workwill be performed as part of an interdisciplinary team that includescomputational biologists, bioinformatics analysts, basic and translationalscientists and clinicians. Projects will include: integration of cancer genome,transcriptome, epigenome, and single cell sequencing data; development ofdatabase structures for genomic data and clinical annotations; development ofgenome editing tools and pipelines; and analysis of clinical samples andmaterials from basic and translational research. Successful candidates will makesubstantial computational contributions by providing statistical analysis,identifying patterns through machine-learning, utilizing classification tools,and developing software for data analysis. Principal duties and responsibilities: Design and implement computational pipelines for processing of data generated by next-generation sequencing platforms (eg, DNA sequencing, RNA-seq, ChIP-seq, Single cell sequencing) Develop data analysis strategies and apply them to cancer data sets, critically review and analyze results, communicate results to biologists, computational biologists, software engineers and clinicians Explore novel data visualization tools, with emphasis on integrating diverse data types, which will include clinical data Implement algorithms as software for distribution to the cancer research community Skills/abilities/competencies required: Ability to apply statistical and machine learning techniques to solve "big data" problems. Significant experience in computer programming and algorithm development (MATLAB, R, Python, Java, Scala, C++ or equivalent) with a desire to focus on computational biology applications. Ability to work in a highly collaborative and intellectually challenging environment. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Preference will be given to candidates with a strong record of developing solutions for computational, biological or engineering problems. Education: MS or PhD in mathematics, physical sciences, computer science, engineering or similar Experience: Post-doctoral research experience in an academic or industry setting is preferred but not required. This position will be integrated into the dynamic research environment within the MGH Molecular Pathology Unit. Primary Location MA-Charlestown-MGH 13th Street Work Locations MGH 13th Street 149 13th Street Charlestown 02129 Job IT/Health IT/Informatics - Other Organization Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH) Schedule Full-time Standard Hours 40 Shift Day Job Employee Status Regular

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