Computational Science Analyst

Friday 28th August 2020

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory is seeking a motivated candidate for Computational Science Analyst I. The ideal candidate will assist with developing neural inspired machine learning algorithms. She/He will be studying the neural circuitry in fruit flies and mice to understand the circuit mechanisms driving different kinds of reinforcement learning in the brain and will be using these insights towards developing new theories of reinforcement learning. He will also be involved with implementing, testing, and analyzing the machine learning algorithms, and with writing up manuscripts for publication.

Position Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative field such as: bioinformatics, statistics, computer science, physics, mathematics, or biology, and at least 1 year working in an academic or commercial environment on bioinformatics problems.
Skills & Experience: Strong algorithmic and programming skills, publications in strong machine learning or computational biology conferences or journals, and experience or interest in learning biology and collaborating with experimentalists.

We offer a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits program and an onsite childcare center.

Interested candidates should apply online at: http://cshl.peopleadmin.com/postings/17283 Position ID: 02739-R

Candidates from non-traditional and/or underrepresented backgrounds, broadly defined, are strongly encouraged to apply.

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory is a world-renowned research and educational institution recognized internationally for its excellence in ground- breaking research programs in cancer, neuroscience, plant biology, genomics, and bioinformatics and broad educational mission. The Laboratory has long been recognized as a place for nurturing young scientists, with postdoctoral researchers being an integral part of the discovery process. The Laboratory offers a warm, collegial, and collaborative work environment as well as a beautiful location about one hour from New York City.
Website: https://www.cshl.edu

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, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Organization Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Location Cold Spring Harbor, NY
Title Computational Science Analyst I 
URL http://cshl.peopleadmin.com/postings/16764
Email Address toner@cshl.edu