Computational Biologist Post-doctoral position

Organization
NYU Langone Medical Center
Job Location
New York, NY
Benefits

 

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience

 

NYU Langone Medical Center is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We are pleased to have one of the most competitive compensation packages not only among New York's hospitals and healthcare institutions, but within the corporate sector as well. Add to that a very attractive tuition program, and you'll see just some of the ways that NYU Langone Medical Center demonstrates our commitment to our employees.

 

Job Description

The Sfeir lab (http://www.sfeirlab.com/) in collaboration with the NYU Applied Bioinformatics Center (http://www.med.nyu.edu/ocs/applied-bioinformatics-center) directed by Dr. Tsirigos (http://tsirigos.com/) is seeking a highly motivated, enthusiastic individual to work on challenging research ideas related to DNA repair mechanisms and telomere function.

 

Responsibilities

  • Analyze public and in-house ChIP-seq, RNA-seq, DNA-seq data
  • Work closely with biologists on both hypothesis-driven and data-driven projects
  • Leverage sequencing data to generate new insights using computational methods
  • Develop novel computational methods and pipelines
  • Write manuscripts
Requirements

Required skills
• Ph.D. in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Computer Science or related disciplines
• 3+ years of experience with Illumina sequencing data
• 3+ years of experience creating customized sequencing analysis pipelines
• 3+ years of experience in Unix/Linux systems including HPC environments
• 3+ years of experience in applying statistical/computational learning techniques
• Scripting languages: Python or Perl
• Statistical packages: R (preferred) or Matlab
• Excellent communication skills with proficiency in written and oral English

How to Apply

Please send your resume and cover letter by email to aristotelis.tsirigos@nyumc.org

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