Computational Associate I

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The Center for Human Brain Variation is seeking ambitious, inventive, and talented students and recent college graduates for Computational Associate positions.

As a Computational Associate I:

  • You can make a difference in biomedicine – In studying the biological basis of many diseases including cancer and infectious disease you are laying the groundwork for future therapies that change lives.
  • You will gain invaluable experience – This unique research opportunity will give you access to the best technologies and sharpest minds that biomedical research has to offer. It is truly an experience that is unparalleled by any other biomedical research institution. Should you choose to, you will be well prepared to pursue a graduate or medical degree or continue to advance your career here over time.
  • You will be supported in your efforts to learn and grow – There are weekly talks open to the Broad community on a variety of scientific topics, often hinging on results that have not yet been published. Many current Computational Associates rave about the mentorship they have received from other Broadies, and the variety of social events that create a fun, collaborative environment.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • At least a current undergraduate senior with an expected graduation date of ~Dec. 2023 or ~May 2024
  • Majored in computer science, mathematics, statistics, physics, bioinformatics, computational biology or similar field
  • At least 1 year of undergraduate independent research experience (outside of coursework)
  • Strong programming skills and experience with programming languages, preferably Python or R
  • Experience with Unix/Linux environments (including shell scripting) is a plus!

This position is offered through Broad’s Early Career Researcher’s program. Please mention your interest in the Center for Human Brain Variation in the application.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.