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Software Engineer, Computational Systems Biology

Posted by: Ma'ayan Laboratory, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Posted date: Sep-18-2014

Location: New York, New York

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.

Highly Desired Skills: Knowledge of molecular and cell biology; experience with bioinformatics projects; experience with artificial intelligence and machine learning methods; ability to write well; experience with multithread programming and coding for HPC; knowledge of Java, JavaScript, AJAX, Python, PHP and MySQL.

To apply, please e-mail your resume and the names and contact information of three references to: maayanlab.mssm(at)gmail.com

For more information, visit http://icahn.mssm.edu/profiles/avi-maayan

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
Job Title Software Engineer, Computational Systems Biology
Post Details
Email maayanlab.mssm(at)gmail.com
Employer's Website icahn.mssm.edu
Job Discipline Job Discipline -> Computational Biology
Job Classification Job Classification -> I.T. & T.
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Location New York, New York
Key Words software engineer, programmer, systems biology, computer science, Java, JavaScript, AJAX, Python, PHP, MySQL, multithread programming, HPC, data structures, data visualization, bioinformatics, AI classifier systems
Start Date November 1, 2014