Computational Biologist - Precision Cardiology Laboratory

Broad Institute   •  

Cambridge, MA

Industry: Education, Government & Non-Profit


Not Specified years

Posted 57 days ago

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  • Design and implement methods for single-cell analysis of biological data
  • Collaborate with experimentalists and associate computational biologists to develop and apply functional genomics techniques
  • Integrate single-cell data with other available genetic, sequencing, and epigenetic datasets to help prioritize potential therapeutic targets and cell types
  • Collaborate with Broad Institute single-cell analysis community, Human Cell Atlas group and the Data Sciences Platform
  • Design and lead independent projects
  • Create scientifically rigorous visualizations, communications, and presentations of results
  • Contribute to generation of protocols, publications, and intellectual property
  • Maintain and organize computational infrastructure and resources


  • Ph.D. in computational biology, genetics, computer science, statistics, mathematics, molecular biology, or related field preferred, but talented applicants of all levels are encouraged to apply
  • Demonstrated expertise in statistical methods in single-cell data analysis, including working knowledge of Seurat R package is preferred
  • Interest in molecular biology and genomics
  • Fluency in Unix, standard bioinformatics tools (Python, R, or equivalent), and a programming language (C/C++, Java)
  • Track record of working on complex problems, and ability to integrate data from multiple disciplines
  • Strong interpersonal, influencing, and collaboration skills to work in a team-oriented, matrix environment, and the ability to work through conflicts
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication abilities
  • Ability to adapt to and effectively manage changes in a fast paced and dynamic environment
  • A passion for science and sense of urgency to find new medicines to benefit patients