The laboratory of Dr. Marcel van den Brink at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York is searching for an outstanding computational scientist with a strong interest in developing and applying bioinformatic/quantitative methods to problems in microbiota/metagenomics, cancer biology, immunology, and bone marrow transplantation.
You should have a background in human biology with a minimum of some computer science and statistics courses, and you should be excited to learn how to apply sophisticated algorithms to big biological data at one of the top cancer research institutes in the world. Your implementation of processing and visualization algorithms will allow data scientists, biologists and clinicians to interact with and interpret the data. A key focus is the single-cell profiling of patient samples, with the goal of improving immunotherapy and precision medicine. Join us if you are eager to learn and want to make an impact!
Participate in the analysis ofand develop new computational approaches to better analyzea dataset of >10k microbiota samples from >1k patients.
Upcoming projects will also provide opportunity to develop approaches to analyze fungal mycobiome, virome, metabolomic profiles, as well as rich metadata sets of environmental exposures, covariates and clinical outcomes.
Assist with maintenance and updating of the lab database infrastructure.
Will function as a member of the lab and present in group meetings.
Master's or Ph.D. in bioinformatics, biological science, mathematics, physics, computer science, bioinformatics or equivelant expereince.
Solid programming skills and familiarity with next-generation sequence data and analysis tools.
Strong English communication skills.
Expertise in programming, scripting, querying or statistical analysis languages such as python or R, as well as Linux OS for high performance computing.
Competitive compensation packages | Sick Time |Generous Vacation+ 12 holidays to recharge & refuel| Internal Career Mobility & Performance Consulting | Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA & Dependent Care|403b Retirement Savings Plan Match|Tuition Reimbursement |Parental Leave & Adoption Assistance |Commuter Spending Account |Fitness Discounts &Wellness Program | Resource Networks| Life Insurance & Disability | Remote Flexibility
We believe in communication, openness, and thinking beyond your 8-hour day @ MSK. Its important to us that you have a sense of impact, community, and work/life balance to be and feel your best.
Our Hiring Process
You review the posting, agree it sounds like a great fit & apply ->Talent Acquisition contacts you to schedule a phone interview (if your profile aligns) -> after speaking with the Talent Acquisition Specialist, you will connect with the Hiring Manager by phone or video -> if your experience is a fit, you will move forward to a video call or on-site visit with the team -> post-interview feedback->ideally an offer! ->reference check & onboarding-> orientation & official welcome to MSK.
Internal Number: 2021-46835
About Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
As one of the world's premier cancer centers, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, and superb educational programs. The close collaboration between our physicians and scientists is one of our unique strengths, enabling us to provide patients with the best care available today as we work to discover more effective strategies to prevent, control, and ultimately cure cancer in the future. Our education programs train future physicians and scientists, and the knowledge and experience they gain at Memorial Sloan-Kettering has an impact on cancer treatment and the biomedical research agenda around the world.