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Computational Scientist-Immunobiology Center

Mount Sinai Medical Center
New York City, New York, US
Closing date
May 16, 2022

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
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Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

The Human Immune Monitoring Center at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai leverages powerful technology platforms to provide comprehensive immune profiling services for a diverse range of clinical and translational research studies. Our assays generate large and complex experimental data sets, and the HIMC is unique in developing and providing a suite of analytics services that relay on state-of-the-art software. We are expanding and have an immediate opening for a Computational Scientist to join our computational team.

This is an exciting opportunity to gain deep familiarity with a broad range of complex technologies and biological data types, while making a real impact at the forefront of translational immunology.

Roles & Responsibilities:
  • Collaborate with a team of scientists and technicians on projects related to computational biology, including managing and expanding a suite of data processing and analysis pipelines for diverse data types, including single cell gene and protein expression, and highly multiplexed tissue imaging
  • Implementing and optimizing advanced technology platforms, particularly flow and mass cytometry (CyTOF), to enable analyses of the complexity and heterogeneity of the immune system across diverse clinical conditions.
  • Establishing and overseeing automated data management
  • Work with the computational team on implementing statistical and machine learning methods and novel data visualization tools.

  • Education: Master's degree or equivalent in a domain science; Ph.D in a scientific domain preferred.
  • Experience 3 years, preferably in a scientific/academic computing environment or equivalent experience.
  • Experience in batch HPC cluster environment with a parallel file system
  • Experience installing and supporting bio and chemistry codes (NAMD, AMBER, Matlab, Gromacs, DESMOND) and laboratory equipment such as sequencers, etc.
  • Experience with MPI, Open MP and numerical libraries
  • Experience with scientific workflows
  • Experience with instrumenting and optimizing application codes
  • Experience in an academic or research community environment
  • Programming experience in any applicable language

Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity, equity and inclusion are drivers for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we're as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai's unrivaled record of achievement, education, and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together and participate actively as a leader within the Mount Sinai Health System by:
  • Serving as the primary resource management representative of the Mount Sinai leadership teams, committees, etc., and acting as the primary executive leader interface between Mount Sinai and key executives from the health systems' vendors and partners.
  • Engaging with relevant thought leaders and policy-makers at the federal and state levels, and representing the Health System as assigned.
  • Using a lens of equity in establishing and promoting policies and procedures and providing opportunities for all to thrive.
  • Confronting racist, sexist or other inappropriate behavior and challenges exclusionary organizational practices and serving as a role model to promote anti-racist behaviors.
  • Inspiring and fostering an environment of anti-racist behaviors among and between departments and co-workers.

We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care.

Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story!

Who We Are

Over 42,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.

Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai Morningside (formerly Mount Sinai St. Luke's), and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.

The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate, exclude, or treat people differently on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

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