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College Lab Intern


Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Job Location

One Bungtown Road
Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11724
United States




This is a temporary position so it doesn't offer benefits as they are reserved for Full-Time positions.

Job Description

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory invites applications for a Computational Internship working in the laboratory of Dr. Alexander Dobin. The successful candidates will join a team of biological data scientists working on novel statistical methods and computational algorithms for multi-omics processing and integration, and leverage Big Genomic Data to elucidate various problems in precision health, such as genetic and epigenetic mechanisms of cancer development and progression, and clinical impact of functional variants.

 This position would require an individual to work under the direct supervision of a faculty member to develop software for scientific research. This position requires a working knowledge of one or more programming languages and software development techniques including.
 This position is affiliated with the Simons Center for Quantitative Biology (SCQB).


EDUCATION: Currently enrolled Undergraduate Student with at least one year of experience in the quantitative sciences (Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics, Engineering etc.)

 EXPERIENCE & SKILLS: Required: work experience in C/C++ programming. Desired: experience in scientific data visualization (Python, Matlab, R), familiarity with genomics and the next-generation sequencing technologies.

How to Apply


All applicates should only apply through the provided link: Position ID: 03027-R

About Our Organization

Founded in 1890, CSHL has helped shape contemporary biomedical research and education with today’s research endeavors encompassing cancer, neuroscience, plant biology and quantitative biology. CSHL is a private, not-for-profit institution in New York and has been home to eight Nobel Prize winners. Today, CSHL’s multidisciplinary scientific community is bolstered by more than 600 researchers and its Scientific Meetings & Courses Program, which hosts more than 9,000 scientists from around the world each year on its campus.
  You are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition to your employment at the Laboratory, except in instances where you have a qualifying medical condition or sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance that is contrary to receiving the vaccine. You will be required to provide proof of your vaccination on your first day of employment. For those individuals, who are unable to receive a vaccine due to access issues, they will be expected to receive the vaccine upon arrival in New York 

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