The Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University seeks a talented energetic professional for a leadership position in our Predictive Bioanalytics Initiative.
The Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University is not a typical research organization as our goal is near-term impact. Our mission is to transform healthcare and the environment by emulating the way nature builds, and getting our innovations out of the lab and into the real world, fast. At the Wyss Institute, faculty from premier academic and clinical institutions collaborate with staff scientists and engineers, postdocs, graduate students, industry experts, business development leaders, and entrepreneurs across disciplines to produce new technologies that don't just succeed at making it to the market – they disrupt it. We support research that universities, companies, and VC firms don't fund because they claim it's too risky. We prefer to use the word
What you'll need:
Advanced degree in bioinformatics, computational biology, computer science or related field
Minimum of 12 of experience with computational data analysis or related experience. Education may count towards years' experience
PhD is strongly preferred.
Demonstrated ability to see out collaborations as well as manage and mentor others
Experience with omics data analysis - specifically transcriptomics, proteomics and metabolomics data –as well as artificial intelligence and machine learning approaches
Proficiency in R, python, or MATLAB. Knowledge of statistical analysis methods like clustering. Fluency with creating and managing large biological databases.
Demonstrated success in leading and working in cross-functional teams. Excellent documentation, analytical, communication, and inter-personal skills.
Hands on experience systems biology approaches – network inference, statistical learning, and genome-scale modeling a plus. Excellent documentation, analytical, communication, and inter- personal skills.
Industrial experience would be beneficial, but is not required
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 53204BR
About Harvard University Medical School
Harvard University is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and research, and to developing leaders in many disciplines who make a difference globally. The University, which is based in Cambridge and Boston, Massachusetts, has an enrollment of over 20,000 degree candidates, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Harvard has more than 360,000 alumni around the world. The University has twelve degree-granting Schools in addition to the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, offering a truly global education. Established in 1636, Harvard is the oldest institution of higher education in the United States.