Bioinformatics Programmer I - Molecular Physiology & Biophysics - Samee

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7065860 (Ref:3700-en_US)

Posted: April 22, 2020

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The Samee Lab at Baylor College of Medicine is recruiting a Machine Learning Programmer. The candidate should have strong understanding of machine learning algorithms and experience with machine learning programming in Python (proficient in scikit-learn/caret, Keras, TensorFlow). The candidate will be responsible for analysis and modeling of single-cell genomics data. Prior background in molecular biology and genomics is a plus. Experienced candidates will have the opportunity to initiate their own independent research project (see below). The Samee Lab develops computational algorithms utilizing machine learning and comparative genomics approaches to answer questions in regulatory genomics, especially mechanistic questions that relate to human physiology and disease.

Job Duties
  • Prepares detailed specifications and algorithms for genome sequence analysis from which programs will be written.
  • Applies existing custom bioinformatics software to both well-defined and moderately complex genome analysis problems.
  • Designs, codes, tests, debugs, and maintains programs and research software for genome sequence analysis applications.
  • Researches, assesses, imports, configures, and customizes third-party bioinformatics software.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Education Required: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Biological Science, or a related field.
  • Experience Required: None Required.
  • Certification/Licenses/Registration: None Required.





Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.



Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.

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Job posting number:#7065860 (Ref:3700-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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