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compensation: We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.
employment type: full-time
non-profit organization
telecommuting okay


Position Description

The DNA Learning Center, an educational unit of the world-renowned Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, has a full-time position for a talented Programmer in its Educational Informatics & BioMedia Group. The programmer will become part of a multi-disciplinary team that designs resources that support bioinformatics and data science education. He/she will contribute to the development of classroom-friendly tools and workflows that present complex analyses (such as RNA-Seq, microbiome, and genome annotation) in easy to use web interfaces.
Position Requirements

The successful candidate will have at least one year of professional experience and/or a M.S. in computer science, bioinformatics, computational biology, data science, or relevant field. He/she must be comfortable collaborating with a team that includes scientists, educators, and designers.

Additional Experience (preferred) include:
- Programming experience in Perl, Python, and/or Javascript
- Experience with a modern web development framework
- Experience in testing and debugging code in server and browser environments
- Good working knowledge of basic UNIX command line tools
- Familiarity with source-code management tools such as git or svn
- Experience in statistical analysis using R
- Good verbal and writing skills

Additional Ideal skills include:
- Broad understanding of bioinformatics tools used for genome analysis (e.g. high-throughput sequencing data analysis and gene function prediction)
- Experience with BLAST, genome browsers, and analysis of large sequence data sets
- Data modeling and SQL (MySQL, PostgreSQL)
- Good understanding and experience using web APIs

Position Number 00401-E

Visa sponsorship available for the right person.

Founded in 1890, CSHL has helped shape contemporary biomedical research and education with today’s research endeavors encompassing cancer, neuroscience, plant biology and quantitative biology. CSHL is a private, not-for-profit institution in New York and has been home to eight Nobel Prize winners. Today, CSHL’s multidisciplinary scientific community is bolstered by more than 600 researchers and its Scientific Meetings & Courses Program, which hosts more than 9,000 scientists from around the world each year on its campus.

For more information about CSHL, please visit us at www.cshl.edu & www.dnalc.org
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