Computational Biologist II - MSK Kids at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

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At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.  We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

 

Please note that effective July 1, 2021, MSK will require all new hires, volunteers, and vendors who come onsite to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination. This is based on the COVID-19 vaccines’ high level of protection and our shared responsibility in protecting our patients.

Job Description

MSK Kids is applying next-generation sequencing techniques to characterize the spectrum of germline and tumor genetic mutations. These genomic data are guiding screening, risk reduction, therapeutics and cascade testing in families.

The Computational Biologist will provide bioinformatics support in the development of next-generation sequencing applications to characterize the spectrum and clinical significance of genetic mutations detected in germline samples with the integration of other sequencing data and biomarkers. We seek to fund the work of a computational biologist/molecular geneticist with experience in linkage studies and identifying candidate genes that confer cancer risk.

You will:

  • Work as part of a multidisciplinary team using computational pipelines for the analysis of next-generation sequencing data.
  • Analyze data sets to discover and annotate cancer-predisposing genetic mutations.
  • Evaluate performance of novel technology platforms and assays.
  • Work directly with research groups to analyze biomedical data and address scientific problems with bioinformatics techniques and tools and train researchers in the use of computational and bioinformatics tools.
  • Manage and archive large data sets from next-generation sequencing experiments.
  • Maintain detailed records of all analyses.
  • Present results and progress updates at lab meetings and make presentations to experimental and scientific collaborators.
  • Attend seminars, lectures, and training courses to learn new computational biology skills to remain up-to-date with the cancer genomics field and learn new programming languages or techniques as necessary.

You need:

  • M.S. or Ph.D. in molecular biology, biochemistry, computer science, statistics, mathematics bioinformatics or related field required.
  • M.S. or Ph.D experience or research should include familiarity with bioinformatics (such as analysis of sequence data, microarrays, SNPs, image data, proteomics data, or biological pathways, development of algorithms, statistical methods, or scientific software); OR If M.S. or Ph.D with no bioinformatics research, then two (2) years of pre-or postdoctoral experience in computational biology or bioinformatics research is required.
  • Experience with programming languages such as Python, Perl, or Java required.
  • Cross-disciplinary and strong analytical skills as well as broad experience using computational methods, databases, software and hardware.

Benefits

Competitive compensation packages | Sick Time |Generous Vacation+ 12 holidays to recharge & refuel| Internal Career Mobility & Performance Consulting | Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA & Dependent Care|403b Retirement Savings Plan Match|Tuition Reimbursement |Parental Leave & Adoption Assistance |Commuter Spending Account |Fitness Discounts &Wellness Program | Resource Networks| Life Insurance & Disability | Remote Flexibility

We believe in communication, openness, and thinking beyond your 8-hour day @ MSK. It’s important to us that you have a sense of impact, community, and work/life balance to be and feel your best.

Our Hiring Process

You review the posting, agree it sounds like a great fit & apply ->Talent Acquisition contacts you to schedule a phone interview (if your profile aligns) -> after speaking with the Talent Acquisition Specialist, you will connect with the Hiring Manager by phone or video -> if your experience is a fit, you will move forward to a video call or on-site visit with the team -> post-interview feedback->ideally an offer! ->reference check & onboarding-> orientation & official welcome to MSK.

 

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MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.  

 

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Location

1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10065

What are Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Perks + Benefits

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Benefits Overview

At MSK, we are invested in the health and well-being of our employees and their dependents. We offer a comprehensive and flexible benefits package, so you can choose what’s best for you and your family. MSK shares the cost of the plans with you, and your share depends on your plan elections and salary band.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
MSK offers a robust array of health and wellness plans. Medical coverage is offered through Empire, Aetna, and Oxford. Wellness programs are usually at no cost to you.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
MSK partners with TIAA to offer a robust retirement savings plan with fund investment via Vanguard.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
MSK provides Bright Horizons backup child and elder care and [email protected] network.
Generous Parental Leave
MSK is proud to offer our paid parental leave, which offers six weeks of fully paid time off to bond with a newborn or newly adopted or placed foster child.
Flexible Work Schedule
MSK offers flexible work arrangements
Adoption Assistance
MSK recognizes the need for innovative solutions that maximize productivity without sacrificing employee well-being, family relationships, and personal life.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
At MSK, we recognize that our employees dedicate their whole selves to their work and need appropriate time off to recharge and refuel.
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Commuter Benefits
Transit spending account and parking spending account
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Fitness guidance and fitness center discounts
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
The Tuition Assistance Program provides financial assistance to help employees further their education, enhance their skills and knowledge, and improve their ability to face future challenges at MSK.
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