Summer Undergraduate Training Program in Biomedical Big Data Science
Participate in cutting-edge research projects aimed at solving data-intensive biomedical problems!
The 2015 Summer Undergraduate Training Program in Biomedical Big Data Science sponsored by the Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) Data Coordination and Integration Center (DCIC) for the Library of Integrated Network-based Cellular Signatures (LINCS) is a research intensive ten-week training program within the Ma'ayan Laboratory. The 2015 summer program dates are June 1 - August 7. Students will be awarded a $4000 stipend for the ten-week training period. The application deadline is March 2, 2015.
Who Should Apply?
- Undergraduates majoring in Computer Science, Informatics, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Engineering and Biological Sciences who have an interest in Biomedical Big Data Science.
- Women and members of minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
To be considered for this program, applicants must be:
- US citizens or permanent residents
- an undergraduate student in good academic standing
To apply, please e-mail your resume and unofficial copies of your school transcripts to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Computational Systems Biology
A full-time postdoctoral position is available in the Ma’ayan Laboratory of Computational Systems Biology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York to develop tools and algorithms for the analysis of large scale biological cellular regulatory networks using graph theory, machine learning, and other mathematical approaches.
The Ma’ayan Laboratory is involved in multi-disciplinary multi-institute NIH funded projects that utilize Big Data analytics to develop better understanding about drug action in human cells, build molecular regulatory networks from high-content genome-wide data, and predict optimized therapeutics for individual patients across several complex diseases such as cancer, diabetes, and HIV.
To apply, please e-mail your CV, research statement, and the names and contact information of three references to: email@example.com
Software Engineer, Computational Systems Biology
A full-time software engineering position is available in the Ma’ayan Laboratory of Computational Systems Biology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York. The Ma’ayan Laboratory is involved in multi-disciplinary multi-institute NIH funded projects that utilize Big Data analytics to develop better understanding about drug action in human cells, build molecular regulatory networks from high-content genome-wide data, and predict optimized therapeutics for individual patients across several complex diseases such as cancer, diabetes, and HIV.
The successful candidate will collaborate with an interdisciplinary team on projects related to bioinformatics and systems biology including developing, implementing, documenting and maintaining software applications used by the larger scientific community. Project work would include, but not be limited to developing and maintaining search engines, data visualization apps, object oriented databases, automated bioinformatics workflows, and AI classifier systems.
Required Skills: BS or MS in Computer Science, Engineering, or related fields of study; extensive knowledge of data structures and algorithms, i.e., graphs, trees, and hash tables; experience writing web-based and mobile applications; excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
To apply, please e-mail your resume and the names and contact information of three references to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We recognize the power and importance of a diverse employee population and strongly encourage applicants with various experiences and backgrounds. Mount Sinai Health System – An EEO/AA-D/V Employer
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