Computational Scientist - Leukemia

Employer
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Location
Houston, Texas
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jun 5, 2022

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Discipline
Health Sciences
Organization Type
Healthcare/Hospital
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston is one of the world's most respected centers focused on cancer patient care, research, education and prevention. It was named the nation's No. 1 hospital for cancer care in U.S. News & World Report's 2019 rankings. It is one of the nation's original three comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute.

KEY FUNCTIONS

Data Analysis

• Establish and optimize bioinformatic pipelines analyzing biomedical data including but not limited to next generation sequencing (NGS), single-cell sequencing (SCS), and microarray data.
• Perform downstream analysis using various clustering, dimensional-reduction, and statistical methods.
• Generate figures and exhibits for data visualization.

Data Storage Management

• Manage data server, keep and archive records in secure format.
• Assist in data transfer with collaborators and data deposition to public domain.

Project Collaboration

• Collaborate with other members of the lab (post-docs and students) to assist various computational analysis needs.
• Meeting with collaborators and discuss projects and present data.

EDUCATION

Required: Bachelor's degree in Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics, Applied Mathematics or related field.

Preferred: Master's degree or PhD with a concentration in Science, Engineering or related field.

EXPERIENCE

Required: Five years experience in scientific software development/analysis. With preferred degree three years experience required.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html

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