Research Fellow

Location US-MA-Boston
Job Posted Date 2 months ago(2/11/2020 2:32 PM)
Job ID
2020-18570
Category
Fellowships
Type
full time
Grade
41
Location : Address
450 Brookline Ave
Location : City
Boston

Overview

The Department of Data Sciences at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI) seeks a postdoctoral fellow in translational bioinformatics, to work with Drs. Nikhil Munshi and Mehmet Samur on bioinformatics projects within the outstanding Multiple Myeloma program at DFCI. The position offers excellent scientific training opportunities in a highly stimulating and interdisciplinary environment involving close interactions between computational scientists, medical oncologists and basic scientists. Of particular interest to the lab are the clonal evolution of the cancer, single cell genomics and epigenomics.

 

Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.

Responsibilities

All projects are data-driven and highly integrative. Your role will be to develop and apply advanced computational methods for genomics research, large-scale data integration and analysis of sequencing data from novel technologies such as WGS, single cell DNA / RNA sequencing, Mint-ChIP, ATACseq. The appointed postdoctoral fellow will work side-by-side with experimentalists and will have opportunities to validate computational findings using state of art wet lab experiments. 

Qualifications

Applicants should have a strong quantitative background and hold a Ph.D. in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Computer Science, Statistics or Biostatistics. All applicants should have good communication and excellent programming skills (e.g. R, Python).

 

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae and at least one first-author publication as a single PDF application package. Following application submission, through DFCI's iCIMS portal, applicants should arrange for two recommendation letters to be sent to mehmet_samur@dfci.harvard.edu.

 

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.

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