Computational Scientist

Organization
The Jackson Laboratory
Job Location
Ten Discovery Drive
Farmington, CT 06030
Job Description

The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine is seeking an Application Computational Scientist to join our Computational Sciences – Statistics & Analytics (CS-SA) group. This position offers an excellent of opportunity to make leading contributions to cutting edge research and operations in disease genomics studies and translational research in collaboration with the faculty and the clients of The Jackson Laboratory. Cross campus and industry collaborations are encouraged.

The Application Scientist reports to a Computational scientist and have primary responsibility for providing sequencing analytics and data interpretation to the scientific research programs at the Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine in Farmington, CT and its collaborative programs.

 

Requirements

•          Have a Ph.D. in bioinformatics, biostatistics, computer science or any relevant field of study.

•          A relevant MS and substantial experience in Bioinformatics will also be considered.

•          Have a proven track record and enthusiasm for working in a dynamic high performance research team environment;

•          Demonstrate the aptitude and capacity to work in highly demanding research and genomics operations.

•          Be creative contributors and eager to learn new technologies and science

The successful candidate will have PhD degree in Statistics, Biostatistics, Computer Science or Bioinformatics. Bioinformatics expertise in bioinformatics of cancer biology and immunology is a plus. The candidates with proven track record of analysis of a variety of sequencing data, applying statistical and machine learning techniques, independent collaborative work and leading contributions to a biological discipline will be preferred.

How to Apply

Interested candidates may submit applications online (www.jax.org/careers) that include CV, list of publications, brief statement of research interests along with a cover letter.

About Our Organization

The Jackson Laboratory (www.jax.org) is an independent, nonprofit biomedical research institution and National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center with more than 1,700 employees. Headquartered in Bar Harbor, Maine, it has a facility in Sacramento, Calif., and a new genomic medicine institute in Farmington, Conn. Its mission is to discover precise genomic solutions for disease and empower the global biomedical community in the shared quest to improve human health.

Founded in 1929, the Laboratory applies its eight decades of expertise in genetics to increase understanding of human disease, advancing treatments and cures for cancer, neurological and immune disorders, diabetes, aging and heart disease.  It models and interprets genomic complexity, integrates basic research with clinical application, educates current and future scientists, and empowers the global biomedical community by providing critical data, tools and services. 

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