Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) is one of the world’s premier cancer centers, committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, and superb educational programs. The blending of research with patient care is at the heart of everything we do. The institution is a comprehensive cancer center whose purposes are the treatment and control of cancer, the advancement of biomedical knowledge through laboratory and clinical research, and the training of scientists, physicians and other health care workers.
The Tow Center for Developmental Oncology (TCDO) and the Program in Computational Oncology are seeking an outstanding computational data scientist interested in developing and applying bioinformatic/quantitative methods to problems in translational cancer biology. Applicants should have a proven background in both bioinformatics and biology and demonstrated ability to lead and assist in innovative computer science.
This role represents an outstanding opportunity to join the cancer research program at MSKCC, while being embedded with a team of computational biologists and software engineers in a creative and supportive academic environment. The successful applicant will closely work with scientists with basic, translational and clinical research interests, and will have access to the unique and growing patient and laboratory data available at MSKCC. The computational data scientist will support the TCDO mission of developing fundamental insights into the molecular mechanisms of cancers in children and young adults, to ultimately devising new approaches for definitive therapy and control.
A successful candidate would use state-of-the-art methods to analyze large-scale data in genomics, proteomics, single-cell analysis, and spatial imaging in a groundbreaking integrative research approach that will guide discovery of novel oncogenic pathways and targets in childhood and young-adult cancers. The candidate will also develop new methods and analyses and implement data quality control procedures. Additionally, the candidate will proactively engage with collaborators, gathering requirements for new research questions and providing interpretation of results produced by production pipelines and bespoke analyses and contribute to manuscript writing and publishing.
To be considered for this position, you need:
Salary and title will be commensurate with experience.
MSKCC salaries for computational data scientists range from $75,000 to $150,000.
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