Are you ready to take your career to the next level? Do you want to join an innovative team and contribute to cancer research? We believe this is the role for you!
The Program in Computational Oncology and the Center for Hematologic Malignancies is searching for an outstanding computational data scientist with a curiosity in developing and applying bioinformatic/quantitative methods to problems in translational cancer biology.
Collaborate with clinical and biological scientists to advance and execute hypothesis driven research
Dive deeply into sequencing datasets and ask novel and clinically relevant questions
Prepare and contribute to scientific manuscripts for publication in journals and conferences
Collaborate with academic partners at other institutions
Continue to research new developments in the field of computational biology and bioinformatics in order to apply these methods to new data sets
A science-focused individual with advancing computational and/or domain specific research questions
Excited by new datasets and the opportunity to look at data in new ways
A strong communicator and collaborator with a team-oriented attitude, required to effectively collaborate with clinicians, biologists, and engineers
Adept at building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives and goals
Capable of making timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward
Adept at learning quickly, applying insights from past efforts to new situations
Experience working with high throughput sequence data
Solid understanding of principles behind contemporary computational techniques
Strong programming skills and experience with scientific computing software and scripting languages
Research experience in statistical genetics/genomics and familiarity with next-generation sequence data and analysis tools; cancer research strongly preferred
A detailed understanding and experience in statistics
At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes. For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.