Computational Data Analyst

Harvard University

Job Description

Harvard Medical School

51236BR

Job-Specific Responsibilities
Will join a team using high-throughput technologies and computational approaches to study the immune system, in normal defenses and in autoimmune diseases. The Computational Data Analyst will work in close collaboration with experimental investigators in the lab, and also partake in the Immunological Genome Project (ImmGen), a consortium of immunology and computational biology labs. They will develop data-specific algorithms, and/or evaluate software suites developed elsewhere, to best extract specific answers from large immuno-genomics datasets (single-cell and population RNAseq, epigenomic profiling, microbiome). Will do so using advanced multivariate statistics and deep learning approaches (CNN), implemented in R, Python, MatLab, in Linux, OSX or Windows environments. They will be responsible for the implementation of data analysis and display tools used by experimentalists in the lab, and in training them to use these tools. Will handle core data processing and management, and may also partake in the development and deployment of web visualization tools for ImmGen data and knowledge. These responsibilities will be enabled by coordination with computational collaborators and other resources in the laboratory, at HMS, and across the Boston community. We are looking for a strong team player, who also has the experience and range to take full responsibility for projects and harness the available resources as needed.

Basic Qualifications
BA/BS degree in Computer Sciences, Mathematics or Computational biology. Advanced Degree may count towards experience.

Additional Qualifications
Experience in genomic data analysis, in multivariate statistics applied to biomedicine, or in deep machine learning would be a plus

Additional Information
Harvard offers an outstanding benefits package including: 

Time Off: 3 - 4 weeks paid vacation, paid holiday break, 12 paid sick days, 11.5 paid holidays, and 3 paid personal days per year. 

Medical/Dental/Vision: We offer a variety of excellent medical plans, dental & vision plans, all coverage begins as of your start date. 

Retirement: University-funded retirement plan with full vesting after 3 years of service. 

Tuition Assistance Program: Competitive tuition assistance program, $40 per class at the Harvard Extension School and discounted options through participating Harvard grad schools. 

Transportation: Harvard offers a 50% discounted MBTA pass as well as additional options to assist employees in their daily commute. 

Wellness options: Harvard offers programs and classes at little or no cost, including stress management, massages, nutrition, meditation, and complementary health services. 

Harvard access to athletic facilities, libraries, campus events and many discounts throughout metro Boston. 

The Harvard Medical School is not able to provide visa sponsorship for this position.

Job Function
Research

Location
USA - MA - Boston

Job Code
RS0457 Bioinformaticist II

Sub-Unit

Department
Immunology

Time Status
Full-time

Salary Grade
057

Union
00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary

Pre-Employment Screening
Education, Identity

Schedule
40 hrs. per week | Monday - Friday | 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

EEO Statement
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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