Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Data Analyst / Bioinformatics - Infectious Disease in New York, New York

Data Analyst / Bioinformatics – Infectious Disease

Job Posting Number: 20133

Professional – Data Management & Analytics

New York,NY

March 7, 2018

Company Overview:

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.

For the 27th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2016, as well as Glassdoor’s annual Employees’ Choice Awards 2017. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Details:

The Pamer Lab is looking for a talented Data Analyst. This individual will be responsible for data management and analysis of several ongoing microbiome-focused studies, in addition to assisting with the growth of future projects. Primary responsibilities include the analysis of a variety of microbial sequencing data types–amplicon (16S rRNA), metagenomic whole genome shotgun sequencing, and metatranscriptomics–of microbial communities detected within human and murine samples. This individual will also be involved in the development of bioinformatics pipelines, workflows, and visualization tools.

You are:

  • An excellent problem-solver with the ability to analyze situations, draw conclusions, make recommendations and convey this information in a timely and proficient manner

  • A person who enjoys working in a team, is self-motivated, can manage multiple tasks simultaneously, and can solve problems independently. 

  • Interested in the analysis of large genomic datasets and the development of new clinical technologies.

  • A detail-oriented, effective communicator with an ability to build strong relationships.

You will:

  • Provide bioinformatics support for next-generation sequencing applications to characterize the full spectrum of clinically significant 16s rRNA bacterial communities

  • Work with research scientists and collaborators as well as clinicians within Infectious Diseases, Bone Marrow Transplant, and the Center for Microbes, Inflammation, and Cancer core facility

  • Track specimens and experimental parameters from clinical research database

  • Present results and progress updates at group meetings and make presentations to scientific and clinical collaborators

  • Strong oral and written communication skills and ability to develop effective collaborative relationships with individuals at all levels

  • Ability to work as part of a team identifying and addressing and identifying opportunities for quality improvement

You need:

  • Master’s Degree in Biostatistics, Public Health or related field

  • Experience with R or Python coding

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software is required#LI-SB1

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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