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BIOINFORMATICIAN, School of Medicine, Biochemistry (23500602400811)

Job Description


The successful candidate will join a vibrant research team of postdoctoral scientists and students in the laboratory of Dr. David Harris. The group uses a wide variety of biochemical, cell biological, genomic/proteomic, biophysical, and imaging techniques to decipher how abnormal protein aggregates in the brain cause degeneration of nerve cells and their connections, leading to devastating neurological disorders like Alzheimers and prion diseases, and how these can be treated. Familiarity with basic bioinformatic procedures, including variant calling, SNP filtering, single-cell and bulk RNA-seq analysis, differential gene expression, gene-set enrichment/pathway analysis. Other, more specialized procedures will be taught on the job.


Bachelor's degree required, with 1-3 years of related experience Master's degree preferred.

Please note all newly hired staff and faculty will need to be in compliance with Boston University’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement within 30 days of date of hire. You must upload your vaccine documentation or request a medical or religious exemption (instructions ). For further information on the University’s response to COVID-19, please visit the COVID-19 Resources site. 

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. 


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