Full-time, Paid, Research Associate, Genomics

June 14, 2021

Mon., May 10 

The Tsankov Lab at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Position Description
The Tsankov Lab at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City is seeking a student to work as a research assistant who is interested in research bridging medicine and genomics.

Responsibilities include:

  • Processing and analyzing NGS and other biomedical data using established pipelines.
  • Developing and benchmarking new tools for NGS and single cell data analysis.
  • Collaborating with researchers in interpretation of data.
  • Participating in the preparation of manuscripts, grants, and presentations.

Position Requirements

  • Degree in computer science, comp bio, or other quantitative discipline.
  • Team oriented with abilities to think creatively and work independently.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Programming/scripting skills in R, Python/Jupyter, Perl, Unix, and/or LSF.
  • Training in machine learning, statistical modeling, and NGS genomic analysis a plus.

Time Commitment


To apply, please send your CV with a list of publications and research experiences, and a short summary of your present and future research interests to Alex Tsankov.