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RESEARCH SCIENTIST , Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) , to work within the multidisciplinary Computation and Biology Group led by Professor Bonnie Berger. Will play a significant role in the development of and publishing research on algorithms and machine learning techniques for modeling, integrating, and analyzing biological datasets; and plan, conduct, and implement research tasks and projects on computational analysis of biological phenomena with the goal of delivering novel biological insights and/or more insightful computational models. Responsibilities include collaborating/cosupervising students; identifying important, untackled research problems in the field, leading to the initiation of new research projects; proposing comprehensive research solutions; contributing to the preparation of grant proposals and with seeking new funding sources; communicating research progress; expanding technical capabilities of the research group and enhancing its programming and software capabilities; and contributing to the group's broad strategic objectives.
Job Requirements REQUIRED : Ph.D. in computer science or closely related field; three years' relevant experience in the design and implementation of algorithms and machine learning methods in the domain of computational biology and at least three supervising/mentoring Ph.D. and master's-level researchers in industry or academia; demonstrated history of conducting impactful research that has been well-received and recognized by the research community; experience with traditional algorithm design and machine learning methods; excellent leadership, project-management, interpersonal, written and verbal communication, and presentation skills; ability to keep projects and deliverables on track and evaluate and revise plans and methods as needed; ability to interact effectively with a wide range of people; and discretion and good judgment with confidential information/issues. Experience communicating technical material to audiences of varying expertise levels and helping develop successful technical proposals preferred. Job #17930
Must be able to travel domestically, and potentially, internationally, including travel to attend conferences.
This position is a one-year position with potential for renewal.
Internal Number: 17930
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