SENIOR SCIENTIST -GENETICS

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

 
Roles & Responsibilities: 
We are looking for research scientist to tackle important and highly visible problems in computational and systems biology. The successful candidates will apply advance and novel computational techniques to generate and mine massive datasets. It is expected that promising techniques will be applied to novel therapeutic discovery, disease prevention, and biomarker. Projects include but not limited to: 1) Structural variants (SV) and microbiome analysis for large-scale whole-genome sequencing datasets; 2) data analysis for large-scale genetic and genomic datasets (e.g. polygenic risk score analysis).


Requirements:

Candidates applying for this position should have a recent doctor or master degree in statistics, biostatistics, bioinformatics, computational biology, computer science or related fields. Strong candidates will have experience with data-intensive real-world problems and the discipline and motivation to pursue independent research in computational and systems biology

Applicants are expected to have a solid background in programming and computational techniques, with a working knowledge of microarrays, next-generation sequencing, molecular biology and genetics being highly desirable. Application materials should include updated CV and contact information of at least three referees.

 
Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together.
 
We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care. 

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Who We Are

Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
 
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
 
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 

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