Staff Scientist - Algorithm/Software Developer for BioMedical Genomics

Brigham and Women's Hospital / Harvard Medical School / Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard – Boston, MA
United States MA Boston/Cambridge
portals.broadinstitute.org/pochetlab/

Description

Job Summary

Staff Scientist with expertise in Machine Learning and Computer Science in the field of Translational Genomics at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard.

Job Description

The Pochet Laboratory in Translational Learning & Informatics (portals.broadinstitute.org/pochetlab/) within the Department of Neurology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard is currently seeking a Staff Scientist with expertise in machine learning and computer science in the field of translational genomics to join our research efforts in understanding the molecular and mechanistic basis of cancer, infectious, neurological and immune-mediated disease. This position will function under the supervision of Dr. Nathalie Pochet.

This position offers a stimulating and multidisciplinary environment. The Staff Scientist will work as part of a team of researchers across Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. He or she will join an ongoing research program that aims at developing machine/transfer learning algorithms and software tools for the integrative analysis of multi-omics data to translate knowledge from model systems to patient studies of human disease. The project will entail developing innovative computational strategies for integrative modeling of genomics data, thus developing powerful toolboxes for applications in studies of human disease. The Staff Scientist will collaborate closely with Dr. Nathalie Pochet’s broad network of collaborators at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, and Stanford University.

Organization

Brigham and Women's Hospital / Harvard Medical School / Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard


Qualifications

Requirements

Applicants should have a strong computational background and expertise in dealing with very large genomics data sets. Excellent programming, data analysis and machine learning skills are required. Experience with RNA and DNA sequencing data is a major plus. The ideal candidate should be passionate about the translation of genomics into clinical practice, and be highly motivated to work in a fast-paced and highly collaborative environment.


Start date

As soon as possible

Start date

To be determined

How to Apply

How to Apply

Applications and inquiries should be submitted by e-mail to Dr. Nathalie Pochet (npochet@broadinstitute.org). Please include your CV, a cover letter describing previous research, research interests, and future goals, as well as 3 references.


Contact

Nathalie Pochet
npochet@broadinstitute.org