Computational Biologist

Boston Children's Hospital - Boston, MA4.2

Full-timeEstimated: $99,000 - $140,000 a year
At Boston Children’s Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It’s in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Hematology/Oncology Research department, and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.

We are seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic computational scientist to join the laboratory and lead the bioinformatics analysis of these transcriptomic studies.

The Computational Biologist:
The Kean Laboratory uses state-of-the-art transcriptomic technologies to determine the mechanisms controlling T cell pathology driving both post-transplant graft-versus-host disease and autoimmunity.

To qualify, you must have:
Ph.D. in bioinformatics, computational biology, computer science, mathematics, physics, or related discipline (or equivalent research/industrial experience).
The ability to lead and a project to accomplish a complex set of goals.
The ability to apply statistical and machine learning techniques to solve big data problems.
Experience developing algorithms and proficiency in coding (C/C++, Perl, Python, JAVA, Scala, or equivalent).
Significant experience in data analysis languages/environments (R, MATLAB, or equivalent).
The ability to synthesize information from other disciplines to achieve broad-based goals.
Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) and be able to work with a wide variety of faculty and staff in a highly collaborative and intellectually challenging environment.

Boston Children’s Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including a, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.

Boston Children’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.