MD Anderson Cancer Center Computational Scientist - Immunology in Houston, Texas

The mission of The University of TexasM. D. Anderson Cancer Center is to

eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation, andthe world through outstanding

programs that integrate patient care, researchand prevention, and through

education for undergraduate and graduate students,trainees, professionals,

employees and the public.

The salary range is min $ 78,800 mid $ 98,500 max $ 118,200.

KEY FUNCTIONS:

1. Data Analysis:

  • Performs data analysis tasks on a variety of projects that include

analysis, integration and interpretation of NanoString, RNA-seq,

microarray and other experimental data in the setting of

immunotherapy.

  • Develops, applies, and provides bioinformatics software and

computational tools to researchers.

  • Works closely with clinical scientists to understand data processing

challenges and provide custom solutions for sequencing, gene

expression, proteomics, pathway, DNA copy number, genomic and

proteomic data to expedite scientific projects and drug discovery

process.

  • Develops and deploys prototype algorithms and parallel processing

methods, analyze data, evaluate results, and effectively presents them to collaborators.

2. Project Development:

  • Consistently develops and customizes software applications

according to project specific needs.

3. Research:

* Searches literature and investigate emerging data analysis tools and

technologies; recommends, schedules, and performs software

improvements and upgrades.

4. Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION:

Required: Bachelor's degree in Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics, Applied Mathematics or related field.

EXPERIENCE:

Required: Five years experience in scientific software development/analysis. With preferred degree three years experience required.

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