Assistant Research Scientist (Part-Time Non-Exempt) - Huang Lab
New York University
May 27, 2021
NYU Center for Genomics and Systems Biology - 12 Waverly Place, New York, NY 10003
The Huang Lab at NYU's Department of Biology is looking for a highly motivated and independent individual to work as an Assistant Research Scientist and provide assistance in data analysis and implementation of a novel computational idea for identifying cell states. As a computational biology research assistant, you will apply machine learning and pattern mining methods on gene expression and pathway data from in-house experiments and public databases. You will work closely with senior researchers at the Huang lab and NYU biology department to disseminate the functionality and results as a R/Python package and a publication. The position is expected to require 20 to 27 hours per week for four months with possible extension upon satisfactory performance. The work schedule is flexible, with a possibility for 75% remote working.
The ideal candidate will have either 1 - BS and MS in Computer Science, Data Science or related field, with proficiencies in R or Python and a comprehensive understanding of gene expression data, particularly single-cell RNA seq data.
2- BS and MS in biology, or bioinformatics with proficiencies in machine learning and pattern mining, skilled in R or Python, and a good understanding of single-cell RNA seq data..
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