Computational Science Developer I

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
One Bungton RD Cold Spring Harbor NY
Job Type: 
Full Time
Closing Date: 
Friday, October 19, 2018

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory invites applications for a Computational Science Developer I in the laboratory of Dr. Alexander Dobin. The successful candidates will join a team of biological data scientists working on novel statistical methods and computational algorithms for multi-omics processing and integration, and leverage Big Genomic Data to elucidate various problems in precision health, such as genetic and epigenetic mechanisms of cancer development and progression, and clinical impact of functional variants.

This position would require an individual to work under the direct supervision of a faculty member to develop software for scientific research. This position requires a working knowledge of one or more programming languages and software development techniques including.

EDUCATION: Bachelor degree with at least one year of experience or Master degree in the quantitative sciences (Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics, Engineering etc.)

EXPERIENCE & SKILLS: Experience in scientific programming (C/C++, Python, Matlab, R); proficiency in Linux is required. Expertise in scientific data visualization (Matlab, R) is preferred. Familiarity with the next-generation sequencing technologies is preferred.

Applicant must be willing to relocate to Cold Spring Harbor Labs in Long Island NY.

To be considered candidates must apply for this position via the CSHL website at:

Position Number 02223-R.

For more information about CSHL, please visit us at

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory is a world-renowned research and educational institution with programs in cancer, neuroscience, plant biology, genomics and bioinformatics. The Laboratory is recognized internationally for its excellence in research and educational activities.

We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.

CSHL is an EO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status.