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HERC: Metro New York & Southern Connecticut Senior Computation Biologist I in New York, New York

Employer Name: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

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. We're treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day. In compliance with applicable New York and New Jersey State regulatory authorities, COVID-19 vaccination (2 doses of either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine) is mandatory for all MSK employees, contingent workers, and volunteers. Exceptions are permitted for those employees who request and receive an approved medical or fully remote exemption. *Staff working at a MSK New Jersey location must be up to date with COVID-19 vaccination, which includes having completed the primary COVID-19 vaccination series and booster once eligible as mandated by New Jersey State. All New Jersey staff not yet eligible for a booster must receive a booster within 3 weeks of becoming eligible as a condition of continued employment at MSK. Note: Individuals are eligible to receive a COVID-19 booster five months after receiving the second dose of either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or two months after the J&J vaccine. Job Description Are you ready for a change? Join our multifaceted Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory Team within the Department of Pathology. We apply next-generation sequencing techniques to characterize the spectrum of genetic mutations in patient tumors. These genomic data guide treatment decisions and the enrollment of patients in clinical trials of novel targeted therapies. You will provide bioinformatics support in developing next-generation sequencing applications by creating and using existing software and database systems to track experimental parameters, catalyze technology development, and analyze next-generation sequence data. You will! Review patient next-generation sequencing results for clinical decision making Design, develop and operate computational pipelines to analyze next-generation sequencing data. Analyze data sets to discover and annotate cancer-causing genetic mutations in tumor specimens. Evaluate the performance of novel technology platforms and assays Collaborate with research groups to analyze biomedical data and address scientific problems with bioinformatics techniques and tools Train researchers in the use of computational and bioinformatics tools Develop, refine, and improve bioinformatics tools to interpret sizeable genomic data sets. Evaluate and test third-party software packages. Maintain detailed records of all analysis Present results and progress updates at lab meetings and lead presentations to experimental and scientific collaborators Attend seminars, lectures, and training courses to learn new computational biology skills to remain up to date with the cancer genomics field and learn new programming languages or techniques as necessary. You need! 4-6 years of Next-Generation Sequencing and cancer genetics experience will be considered. Cross-disciplinary and strong analytical skills Fluency in python required #LI-HYBRID Benefits Competitive compensation packages | Sick Time |Generous Vacation+ 12 holidays to recharge & refuel| Internal Career Mobility & Performance Consulting | Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA & Dependent Care|403b Retirement Savings Plan Match|Tuition Reimbursement |Parental Leave & Adoption Assistance |Commuter Spending Account |Fitness Discounts &Wellness Program | Resource Networks| Life Insurance & Disability | Remote Flexibility Closing 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. Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.