We are seeking an intelligent, hard-working, and dynamic individual to serve as Principal Bioinformatics Scientist jointly appointed by the Pediatrics Department and the Informatics Department, to work in the Bioinformatics and Data Science group, a newly formed group serving some of the most prominent research and clinical programs at the Institute, from basic research to translational research, to clinical diagnostics and operations. The group encompasses expertise in data science, machine learning, bioinformatics and NLP, and seeks to develop a highly interdisciplinary environment supporting our research, clinical and operational staff advance the overall mission of DFCI which is to provide expert, compassionate care to children and adults with cancer while advancing the understanding, diagnosis, treatment, cure, and prevention of cancer and related diseases.
As a designated key contact for the Pediatrics department, he/she brings together the scientific questions faced by the TA with bioinformatics capabilities internally and externally to serve the basic and clinical research needs of the department, advancing disease understanding and patient care in Pediatrics. In this role, the Principal Bioinformatics Scientist interacts with department leadership to align with the department strategy, and coordinate with bioinformatics, data science and NLP teams, broader Informatics functions to ensure that the departmental needs are met.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: (include number of direct reports)
Will supervise potentially several staff in a matrix organization, as needed for each project
MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS: (Education, certifications, years of experience)
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED: