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== The BioMicro Center is Hiring! ==
== The BioMicro Center is Hiring! ==
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=== Bioinformatics Scientist ===
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== BioMicro Center: Informatics ==
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We are seeking a Bioinformatics scientist to collaborate with MIT researchers on a broad range of biological research projects and analyze and interpret experimental data. The MIT BioMicro Center is a core facility that supports and collaborates with MIT scientists working in nearly 100 labs across four departments and centers. We are looking for a bioinformatics scientist with expertise in such areas as genomics, proteomics, sequence analysis, gene expression, high-throughput analyses, and image analysis. This position provides an opportunity to work closely with MIT researchers on many different scientific and computational projects and to develop and evaluate tools that will be used on a routine basis in the analysis of genomic data.  
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=== [http://sh.webhire.com/servlet/av/jd?ai=631&ji=2687743&sn=I BIOINFORMATICS RESEARCH SCIENTIST] ===
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Koch Institute (KI) for Integrative Cancer Research-Bioinformatics and Computing Core (BCC) Facility, to join a facility that provides bioinformatics and computational support to KI scientists who work in more than fifty labs across four departments and centers. Will support and collaborate with KI-BCC on the bioinformatics components of a broad range of biological research projects through analysis and interpretation of experimental data and participate in ensuring that KI researchers have efficient access to advanced genomics applications. This will involve the deployment and customization of existing software and the development of new tools.
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'''REQUIREMENTS:''' an advanced degree (Ph.D. preferred) in biology, computer science, or related discipline; extensive genomics research experience; experience with the mining and analysis of datasets derived from both array and next generation sequencing platforms; expertise in some combination of analytical fields such as gene expression analysis, copy number analysis, transcription factor analysis, proteomics, and sequence analysis; expertise mining public data repositories; demonstrable programming expertise, e.g., Perl/Python, BioPerl, Java, R, and MySQL; and expertise in UNIX-based computational environments. Experience with the generation of publication-quality graphics a plus. Must possess excellent interpersonal and written and oral communication skills and experience working in a collaborative environment, ideally with faculty, administrators, and students within a university setting. Should be able to work both independently and with other members of the KI-BCC team. [http://sh.webhire.com/servlet/av/jd?ai=631&ji=2687743&sn=I MIT-00009675]
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QUALIFICATIONS: The position requires a minimum of a Ph.D. in biology, computer science, a related discipline or equivalent experience, and a minimum of two year of experience in genomics research. Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills are a necessity. Must be flexible and have a solid background in programming (e.g. Perl / Python, BioPerl, Java, R, MySQL) in a UNIX environment. Must be able to work well independently and with all levels of Institute researchers. Interested candidates can apply at this link: http://sh.webhire.com/servlet/av/jd?ai=631&ji=2359856&sn=I
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=== [http://web.mit.edu/urop/ UROP 1] ===
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'''Project Title:''' Analysis of the transcriptome using Next-Generation Sequencing.<BR>
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'''Project Description:''' Next generation sequencing has revolutionized molecular biology, allowing labs to sequence 100’s of millions of DNA fragments at a time, producing billions of basepairs of sequence every day. RNA sequencing protocols have adapted this technology to quantifying gene expression. The enormous quantity of data produced has made the informatics associated with these projects challenging and data processing is a limiting step in many studies. You will be working with other bioinformaticicsts to evaluate different RNA-seq algorithms and will be involved in creating automated processes to perform both basic and more advanced analyses of the data.<BR>
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'''Prerequisites:''' Experience with programming and introductory biology required. Interest in working multiple semesters in the lab is preferred.<BR>
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'''Contact:''' Please send a cover letter describing your research interests and a resume to [[BiomicroCenter:People|Stuart Levine]]
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=== Technical Assistant ===
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== BioMicro Center: Genomics ==
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No full time or part time Technical Assistant positions are available at this time
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We are seeking a technical assistant to work as part of an interdisciplinary team providing service and support for a variety of cutting-edge high data content technologies including microarrays and next-generation sequencing. The technical assistant will perform a broad range of genomic and molecular biology techniques and will participate in the adoption of high-throughput methodologies.
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QUALIFICATIONS:  Candidate should have a BA or MA in biological science and at least two years experience working in a core facility or equivalent setting. Candidates with industrial experience are encouraged to apply and will find that the position offers considerable autonomy.  Direct experience with high throughput and genomic technologies is extremely important and experience in operating robotics is highly desirable. Must have excellent interpersonal and computer skills to train and assist users with techniques and data analysis. Interested candidates can apply at this link: http://sh.webhire.com/servlet/av/jd?ai=631&ji=2358957&sn=I
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The BioMicro Center is Hiring!

BioMicro Center: Informatics

BIOINFORMATICS RESEARCH SCIENTIST

Koch Institute (KI) for Integrative Cancer Research-Bioinformatics and Computing Core (BCC) Facility, to join a facility that provides bioinformatics and computational support to KI scientists who work in more than fifty labs across four departments and centers. Will support and collaborate with KI-BCC on the bioinformatics components of a broad range of biological research projects through analysis and interpretation of experimental data and participate in ensuring that KI researchers have efficient access to advanced genomics applications. This will involve the deployment and customization of existing software and the development of new tools.

REQUIREMENTS: an advanced degree (Ph.D. preferred) in biology, computer science, or related discipline; extensive genomics research experience; experience with the mining and analysis of datasets derived from both array and next generation sequencing platforms; expertise in some combination of analytical fields such as gene expression analysis, copy number analysis, transcription factor analysis, proteomics, and sequence analysis; expertise mining public data repositories; demonstrable programming expertise, e.g., Perl/Python, BioPerl, Java, R, and MySQL; and expertise in UNIX-based computational environments. Experience with the generation of publication-quality graphics a plus. Must possess excellent interpersonal and written and oral communication skills and experience working in a collaborative environment, ideally with faculty, administrators, and students within a university setting. Should be able to work both independently and with other members of the KI-BCC team. MIT-00009675

UROP 1

Project Title: Analysis of the transcriptome using Next-Generation Sequencing.
Project Description: Next generation sequencing has revolutionized molecular biology, allowing labs to sequence 100’s of millions of DNA fragments at a time, producing billions of basepairs of sequence every day. RNA sequencing protocols have adapted this technology to quantifying gene expression. The enormous quantity of data produced has made the informatics associated with these projects challenging and data processing is a limiting step in many studies. You will be working with other bioinformaticicsts to evaluate different RNA-seq algorithms and will be involved in creating automated processes to perform both basic and more advanced analyses of the data.
Prerequisites: Experience with programming and introductory biology required. Interest in working multiple semesters in the lab is preferred.
Contact: Please send a cover letter describing your research interests and a resume to Stuart Levine

BioMicro Center: Genomics

No full time or part time Technical Assistant positions are available at this time

COOPS

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