Job Opening – Computational Biologist – RNA-Seq

Requisition Number: 790

Job Title: Computational Biologist, RNA-Seq

Area of Interest: Computational Biology
City: Cambridge
State/Province: Massachusetts

Job Description: The role of this researcher will be to develop and apply new and existing computational methods, interpret results within a biological context, integrate best practices from other groups using RNA-Seq data, and refine techniques and metrics appropriate for RNA-Seq analysis pipelines. As a member of the Molecular Biology Research & Development (MBRD) group this researcher will work in close collaboration with laboratory development scientists to collaborate on development of new laboratory methods related to next-generation sequencing of RNA samples. The role involves rapid prototyping and is focused on development of molecular biology applications and sequencing technology. The role also involves direct interaction with MBRD co-workers, Aviv Regev and her group, as well as researchers in other groups within the Broad Institute. Responsibilities include communication of results to the scientific community at Broad and externally through conference presentations, peer-reviewed publications, and project reports. (read more… )