Scientist I - Computational analysis

Allen Institute for Brain Science   •  

Seattle, WA

Not Specified years

Posted 270 days ago

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ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop novel computational tools to rigorously define and characterize cell types.
  • Compare cell types across brain regions and species and relate expression to other cell type features.
  • Participate in team efforts to develop highly scalable RNA-sequencing analyses.
  • Work with experimental scientists to design experiments to validate computational predictions of neurobiological function.
  • Participate in a highly interactive and multidisciplinary environment.
  • Publish and present findings in peer-reviewed journals and scientific conferences.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  •  PhD degree in neuroscience, bioinformatics, genetics, physics, applied mathematics, engineering, or related field.
  •  Familiarity with RNA-sequencing data.
  • Fluency programming in R and/or Python.

PREFERREDQUALIFICATIONS

  •  Fluency programming in R.
  •  2+ years of experience analyzing RNA-seq data, preferably at the single cell level.
  •  Familiarity with a neurobiological system.
  • Proven independent thinking.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong publication track record.
  • Ability to work in a collaborative environment. 

Education/Experience/Certifications 

PhD degree in neuroscience, bioinformatics, genetics, physics, applied mathematics, engineering, or related field.