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.
This person conducts complex programming and multi-level computational biology analyses using omics data from tumor and normal tissues. This person provides bioinformatics consultation to biomedical researchers in the collection, management, interpretation, and analysis on high-throughput biological/clinical data with emphasis on next-generation sequence analysis. This person needs to have good knowledge on a wide range of existing bioinformatics databases and tools as well as proficiency in programming languages such as Perl, Python, Java, R, and SAS. This person also needs expertise in biostatistics, molecular biology, human genetics, the principles of experimental design, and laboratory experiences. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential, as are the abilities to work both independently and collaboratively and to meet deadlines and timelines. This person serves as one of the Co-Leaders in the Molecular Pathological Epidemiology (MPE) Laboratory, manages big databases, leads data science projects, and supervises postdoctoral fellows and lab staff.
This person will:
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
PhD in bioinformatics, computer science and/or the life sciences, and at least 4 years of postdoctoral research experience.
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