The New York Stem Cell Foundation (NYSCF) Research Institute is a rapidly growing and highly successful nonprofit whose mission is to accelerate cures through stem cell research. NYSCF is seeking a Data Scientist to join the High-Content Screening program to manage microscopic image acquisition, data handling and quality analysis of large datasets to facilitate an ongoing collaboration with scientists at a world leading technology company. This position will report directly to a senior NYSCF investigator and will work closely with an interdisciplinary team of biologists, automation specialists, and researchers and engineers at GAS.
We are seeking a highly self-motivated applicant with an advanced degree in computer sciences, life sciences or biomedical engineering. A strong background in microscopic image acquisition, data analysis and data management is an absolute requirement. The successful applicant must be able to work independently as well as be a strong member of a scientifically and geographically diverse team. Excellent analytical and communication skills are a must.
- Manage image data acquisition, storage, quality analysis and transfer.
- Develop quality control and data visualization tools for the development and operation of high-content screening systems.
- Work with large, complex image data sets.
- Communicate technical results and methods clearly, as well as interact cross-functionally with a wide variety of people and teams.