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This exciting role offers the opportunity to join an innovative clinical molecular lab servicing pediatric oncologists, pathologists, clinical research trials, and other partners within the biomedical community. The computational biologist will be a critical member of a small but diverse team with expertise in molecular technology, pathology, and data science. The position will involve a wide variety of informatic activity, ranging from new pipeline development for novel clinical molecular tests such as next generation sequencing for gene variant analysis to big data analysis and organization of clinical sequencing data derived from unique pediatric cohorts. The position will provide opportunities for growth, clinical impact, and translational research.
This Computational Biologist will be responsible for:
Directing installation of physio/phenotyping research computing software and integration with relevant RC HPC resources. Coordinating with other ISD and RC teams as needed.
Managing utilization of physiologic analysis tools at BCH, including but not limited to organizing user trainings, managing data transfer and sharing, monitoring compliance, developing documentation, leading outreach efforts.
Leading development of physiologic monitoring tools and infrastructure.
Organizing bioinformatics support for BCH researchers to comprise of internal resources, and access to external consulting services
To qualify, you must have:
Master’s Degree required
Required area of study: Computational Biology, Bioinformatics, Computer Science with an emphasis on Computational Biology or Bioinformatics, or a closely related field
Excellent Communication skills in order to effectively deal with conflicting views or issues and mediate fair solutions or well?developed writing skills.
2 years of prior Technical Experience required
Experience with cloud-based analyses, tools and best practices and with complex large-scale datasets to generate new biological insights.
Experience with machine learning analyses, tools and best practices and with complex large-scale datasets to generate new biological insights.
A positive attitude and ability to develop productive relationships with researchers, members of the Computational Health Informatics Program and members of the Information Services Department.
Excellent problem solving, project management and communication skills.
Ability to gather requirements and a history of successfully delivering large scale projects end-to-end, through the entire life-cycle
Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs.
Boston Children’s Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.
Boston Children’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
Boston Children’s Hospital is dedicated to improving and advancing the health and well-being of children around the world through its life-changing work in clinical care, biomedical research, medical education and community engagement.
Boston Children's is ranked the number one pediatric hospital in the nation by U.S. News and World Report. It is home to the world's largest pediatric research enterprise, and it is the leading recipient of pediatric research funding from the National Institutes of Health. It is the primary pediatric teaching hospital for Harvard Medical School. Boston Children’s treats more children with rare diseases and complex conditions than any other hospital.