MSK is seeking a Bioinformatics Scientist to join the Computational Oncology Service in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics.
We are an interdisciplinary team of bioinformatic scientists, molecular biologists and software engineers motivated by a desire to improve the lives of cancer patients and advance the fields of molecular and computational cancer biology. We are seeking to hire a Phd. level bioinformatics scientist who will help develop analytical methods to be applied to sequencing, imaging and clinical research data produced by large scale research efforts in computational oncology. A successful candidate would exploit state of the art analysis methods, develop new analyses, implement data quality control procedures and train junior bioinformaticians in those procedures. Additionally, the candidate would interface with external collaborators and researchers within our group, gathering requirements for new research questions and providing interpretation of results produced by production pipelines and bespoke analyses.
Dive deeply into sequencing and imaging datasets and ask novel and interesting questions
Critique results and diagnose issues with new analyses
Continue to research new developments in the field of computational biology and bioinformatics in order to apply these methods to data analyzed within the lab
Work and collaborate with researchers to develop new analyzes to answer novel questions in cancer genomics
Train junior analysts to run pipelines and perform routine analyses and quality control
Someone with a deep fascination with molecular and cell biology
Excited by new datasets and the opportunity to look at data in new ways
Detail oriented, able to identifies anomalies in data and quickly uncover the source of those anomalies
Capable of building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions
A good decision-maker, with proven success at making timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward
Able to work effectively in an environment notable for complex, sometimes contradictory information
Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances
Resilient in recovering from setbacks and skilled at finding detours around obstacles
Able to operate effectively, even when things are not clear or the way forward is not obvious
Adept at learning quickly, applying insights from past efforts to new situation
PhD in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, or Computer Science with emphasis on applications in molecular biology
Experience with Python and R
Experience with Linux Systems
Experience with standard bioinformatics tools and software
Familiarity with databases (SQL or NoSQL)
Familiarity with git, svn, or another version control system
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: 2020-45969
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.