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Research Scientist -- Metagenomics/Computational Biology

Posted by: IBM Almaden Research Center

Posted date: Nov-11-2014

Location: San Jose, CA

Research Scientist -- Metagenomics/Computational Biology, San Jose, CA
Job description

The IBM Almaden Research Center Department of Computer Science is searching for qualified candidates for a visiting scientist position to contribute to a new cross disciplinary project "Sequence The City".
The project will create new software to providing meta-genomic analysis of any mixed sample (eg food, water, waste, soil, crops, insects, swabbed surfaces, and bodily fluids).Today, diagnostics is often conducted with targeted techniques in which a particular genetic fragment is chemically amplified. This single chemical query determines of a single DNA sequence of interest is present in a sample.
Meta-genomic analysis will be build upon new IT services where multiple organisms can be identified in a single test. Candidates for this position should have experience analyzing Next Gen Sequencing Data.
  • Master's Degree
  • Basic knowledge in software algorithms
  • English: Intermediate
  • Doctorate Degree
  • At least 1 year experience in Next Gen Seq data analysis
  • Basic knowledge in Java
  • English : Fluent
Additional information 
The World is Our Laboratory: No matter where discovery takes place, IBM researchers push the boundaries of science, technology and business to make the world work better. IBM Research is a global community of forward-thinkers working towards a common goal: progress.
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status….
Interested candidate should submit an application at the following address
or send an email to sbianco((at))us.ibm.com
Job Title Research Scientist -- Metagenomics/Computational Biology
Post Details
Email sbianco(at)us.ibm.com
Employer's Website jobs3.netmedia1.com
Job Discipline Job Discipline -> Computational Biology
Job Classification Job Classification -> Research Associate
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Location San Jose, CA
Key Words research scientist, metagenomics, computational biology, next generation sequencing
Start Date Immediate availability