An NIH-funded data scientist position is available in the group of Prof. Gaurav Pandey (http://research.mssm.edu/gpandey/) at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City. The target project for this position is the design and implementation of novel machine learning algorithms to extract enhanced predictions and actionable knowledge from crowdsourcing operations. These algorithms will be applied to DREAM challenges (http://dreamchallenges.org) with the goal of improving the community's ability to address difficult biomedical problems. The responsibilities of the position include preparing robust implementation of these algorithms in a big data environment, especially large clusters and Hadoop-based system. These implementations will also be incorporated into the Synapse platform (https://www.synapse.org) for real-time deployment in live DREAM challenges. This work will be conducted in close collaboration with IBM Research and Sage Bionetworks.
The selected candidate will be able to contribute to the ongoing projects in the group and the Institute, as well as define his/her own projects.