Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,150 full-time undergraduates and 4,420 graduate and professional students. Ranked 31 among national universities, Boston College has 758 full-time and 1,096 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $956 million, and an endowment in excess of $2.2 billion.
Competitive salary commensurate with relevant experience.
Altindis Lab at Boston College is seeking a highly motivated, experienced or newly graduated bioinformatician to join our team.
Job Summary: Under supervision Dr. Altindis, the successful applicant will conduct a variety of experiments to build a new dataset for the identification and classification of viral mimics of human proteins. She/he will be responsible of designing a website to make this dataset available for other scientists. In addition to this main project, he/she/they will be responsible for the analysis of RNAseq data and gut microbiome sequencing data. The position is for one year with a possibility to extend depending on the funding situation in the laboratory. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with post-docs and graduate students and will contribute to both the analysis and the interpretation of the data. The results of this study will be made public with the website. Further the results will be published in a research article or articles in this one year and he/she will be responsible for writing the drafts of the research articles.
Provides routine to moderately complex technical support for a research lab or facility. Collects and analyzes research data and processes lab samples. Performs a variety of tests, using both routine and specialized techniques and methods. Sets up equipment and helps maintain inventory of lab supplies. Performs library work, including searching literature and distributing results. Assists in evaluating research methods, procedures, and techniques based on established objectives.
Experience with RNAseq data analysis
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Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits including depending on your job classification eligibility;
Tuition remission for Employees Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements Generous Medical, and Dental Insurance Low-Cost Life Insurance Eligibility for both 401K and University Funded 403B Retirement Plans Paid Holidays Annually Generous Sick, and Vacation Pay Additional benefits can be found on www.bc.edu/employeehandbook
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Internal Number: 3763
About Boston College
Boston College is one of the nation's best and most selective universities, with U.S. News & World Report ranking Boston College 31st among national universities, and Forbes ranking it 26th in its 2012 America's Best Colleges listing. Boston College confers more than 4,000 degrees annually in more than 50 fields of study through eight schools and colleges. Faculty members are committed to both teaching and research having earned nearly $60 million in research grants in the last year alone. The University has made a major commitment to academic excellence. As part of its Strategic Plan, Boston College is in the process of adding 100 new faculty positions, expanding faculty and graduate research, increasing student financial aid to more than $128 million annually, and widening opportunities in key undergraduate programs, such as international study, internships and student formation.