Data Scientist

In this position the Data Scientist is responsible for developing, planning, and executing basic and applied research in bioinformatics as applied to biodiversity genomics and conservation biology, and provide bioinformatics and computational expertise and training to the Center for Conservation Genomics (CCG)/National Zoological Conservation Biology Institution (NZCBI) scientists.

Salary: $68,405 - $88,926 per year

In this position, you will:

  • Utilize software tools for biodiversity genomics and informatics research to perform analysis, modification, and implementation to modify workflow.
  • Enhance programs using modern programming language, statistical packages, algorithms for mathematical modeling.
  • Assist management and curation of genomic data produced by the center.
  • Train researchers, technicians, student interns, postdoctoral fellows, and permanent staff in bioinformatic analyses.
  • Advise on selection of appropriate bioinformatic analyses that optimize the application.
  • Perform research in biodiversity genomic involving the implementation of algorithms, and analysis of new workflows.
  • Ensure publications of research results in scientific/academic literature receives credit on results.