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OPPORTUNITIES

  • Academic

    Each faculty member of the NYGC leads a laboratory of post doctoral researchers, lab associates and scientific staff. They integrate their genomic expertise with the work that we are doing NYGC, working in collaborative research relationships both inside NYGC and with academic institutions. Our Faculty members hold joint appointments at our Institutional Founding Members while also managing their independent laboratories housed at the NYGC and conducting ground-breaking and collaborative genomic research.
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      Grant Writer, Cancer Genomics

      About the New York Genome Center

      The New York Genome Center (NYGC) is an independent, nonprofit, academic research organization dedicated to advancing genomic research. NYGC scientists and staff are furthering new approaches to diagnosing and treating neurological diseases and cancer through their unique capabilities in whole genome sequencing, RNA sequencing, state-of-the art analytics, and the development of genomic tools. NYGC concentrates specifically on disease-based research in the following areas: neuropsychiatric disease (autism, schizophrenia, bipolar); neurodegenerative disease (ALS, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Huntington’s), and cancer.

      Located in Lower Manhattan, the New York Genome Center was founded by and remains closely affiliated with twelve leading academic medical centers and research universities in the New York region and beyond, engaging in research projects with and for these institutions. Essential to our collaborative work is an outstanding faculty, whose members typically hold a joint appointment at NYGC and a partner university. They support our scientific mission by conducting independent research in areas of mutual interest to us and the wider scientific community.

      The New York Genome Center is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, creed, color, gender, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic predisposition or carrier status, protected veteran or military status, domestic violence victim status, partnership status, caregiver status, alienage or citizenship status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. The New York Genome Center takes affirmative action in support of its policy to hire and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

      Position Description

      The Grant Writer, Cancer Genomics reports to the Senior Scientific Director, Cancer Genomics and supports NYGC faculty and scientists in preparing grant applications and other scientific communication materials on a wide range of cancer genomic and genome technology research topics. This role is deeply immersed in the science of NYGC and supports the institution in building and expanding a successful, independently-funded research base. S/he collaborates with diverse teams of investigators, senior leadership, NYGC academic affiliates and administrative staff, and relates scientific and strategic goals to individual grant opportunities and other research communications vehicles. Typical grants include individual investigator, multi-PI and research center grants.

      Key Responsibilities

      • Takes a lead role in preparation and project management of institutional or multi-investigator proposals in support of NYGC faculty and scientific staff.
        • Provides draft preparation, review and revision of grants and scientific writing;
        • Provides advice on grantsmanship, editorial support and standardized language for administrative sections;
        • Manages the scientific writing process, including proposal management and coordination;
        • Establishes timelines and deliverables and ensures relevant team members meet deadlines.
      • Interacts with multiple collaborators and institutions with the primary goal of acquiring funding for NYGC consortia research efforts;
      • Assists the Senior Scientific Director, Cancer Genomics by searching for relevant funding applications;
      • Assists Principal Investigators by drafting progress reports;
      • Supports NYGC team members in cancer genomics by editing individual proposals, manuscripts and posters;
      • Coordinates with and supports Sponsored Research staff to ensure timely, accurate application submission.
      • Edits manuscripts, fellowship applications, clinical research protocols and other research communications materials written by faculty and postdoctoral fellows.

      FLSA Status – Exempt

      This position is not eligible for relocation assistance or visa sponsorship.

      Required Skills

      • PhD in genetics, genomics, cancer biology, genome technology or related discipline required;
      • 5+ year’s grant writing experience required, preparing and editing competitive grant applications, publications, administrative materials, and other research communications;
      • Exceptional communication skills required;
      • Experience of standard grant development concepts, practices, and procedures in a research environment preferred;
      • Extensive knowledge in the scientific granting process and successful writing on grant proposals for scientific research required, including submissions for federal (e.g. NIH and NSF) organizations, private foundations, and donors;
      • Experience handling the scientific writing and project management process for complex multi-investigator and institutional grant applications strongly preferred;
      • Ability to collaborate with diverse teams of investigators, senior leadership and administrative personnel required; and,
      • Strong project management skills and experience required, including the ability to manage deadlines.

      Job Location

      New York, New York, United States

      Position Type
      Full-Time/Regular

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      Senior Staff Scientist, Satija Lab

      Job Description

      The Satija lab is looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated Senior Staff Scientist to assist in the development of new technologies for single cell sequencing. We encourage applications from talented scientists who are interested in gaining experience in a multidisciplinary, international, and dynamic research environment. The successful candidate will work with mammalian and invertebrate based model systems in combination with next generation sequencing and CRISPR technology and will work closely with other scientists in the lab. This is an exciting opportunity to learn about the latest developments in the growing space of single cell genomics while contributing to new research in cancer immunology and developmental neuroscience.

       

      Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

      • Assist in the development, execution and optimization of advanced new research techniques including CRISPR based genome engineering, and spatially resolved molecular profiling strategies;
      • Prepare samples for single cell biology experiments;
      • Run high-throughput automation, robotics and microfluidic pipelines for single cell analysis;
      • Prepare cDNA libraries for Illumina sequencing;
      • Maintain mammalian cell cultures, set-up experiments and perform flowcytometry analysis;
      • Work together with the lab manager to maintain lab stocks and order supplies; and,
      • Perform troubleshooting experiments within limits of knowledge and training.

       

      About the Satija Lab

      Dr. Satija’s lab studies the causes and consequences of cellular heterogeneity in complex biological systems. His group is particularly interested in single cell genomics, with active development in both the dry and wet lab. The lab integrates novel statistical and machine learning-based methods with experimental analysis in order to better understand how cells work together to drive biological processes and behaviors.

       

      About the New York Genome Center

      The New York Genome Center (NYGC) is an independent, nonprofit, academic research organization dedicated to advancing genomic research. NYGC scientists and staff are furthering new approaches to diagnosing and treating neurological diseases and cancer through their unique capabilities in whole genome sequencing, RNA sequencing, state-of-the art analytics, and the development of genomic tools. NYGC concentrates specifically on disease-based research in the following areas: neuropsychiatric disease (autism, schizophrenia, bipolar); neurodegenerative disease (ALS, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Huntington’s), and cancer.

      Located in Lower Manhattan, the New York Genome Center was founded by and remains closely affiliated with twelve leading academic medical centers and research universities in the New York region and beyond, engaging in research projects with and for these institutions. Essential to our collaborative work is an outstanding faculty, whose members typically hold a joint appointment at NYGC and a partner university. They support our scientific mission by conducting independent research in areas of mutual interest to us and the wider scientific community.

      The New York Genome Center is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, creed, color, gender, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic predisposition or carrier status, protected veteran or military status, domestic violence victim status, partnership status, caregiver status, alienage or citizenship status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. The New York Genome Center takes affirmative action in support of its policy to hire and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

       

      Required Skills

      • The ideal candidate will have a MS/PhD degree in cell biology, molecular biology, biotechnology or any related field in the life sciences with strong interest in genome biology and biotechnology;
      • 4-6 years of lab experience is preferred but not required;
      • Preference will be given to candidates with immediate availability.

      FLSA Status – Exempt

      This position is eligible for relocation assistance.

      This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

      Job Location

      New York, New York, United States

      Position Type

      Full-Time/Regular

       

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      Research Associate, Satija Lab

      Job Description

      The Satija Lab is looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated Research Associate to assist in the development of new technologies for single cell sequencing. We encourage applications from talented scientists, who are interested in gaining experience in a multidisciplinary, international, and dynamic research environment. The successful candidate will work with mammalian and invertebrate based model systems in combination with next generation sequencing and CRISPR technology and will work closely with other scientists in the lab. This is an exciting opportunity to learn about the latest developments in the growing space of single cell genomics while contributing to new research in cancer immunology and developmental neuroscience.

      Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

      • Assist in the development, execution and optimization of advanced new research techniques including CRISPR based genome engineering;
      • Prepare samples for single cell biology experiments;
      • Run high-throughput automation, robotics and microfluidic pipelines for single cell analysis;
      • Prepare cDNA libraries for Illumina sequencing;
      • Maintain mammalian cell cultures, set-up experiments and perform flowcytometry analysis;
      • Work together with the lab manager to maintain lab stocks and order supplies; and,
      • Perform troubleshooting experiments within limits of knowledge and training.

      FLSA Status – Exempt

      This position is eligible for relocation assistance.

      This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.


      About the Satija Lab

      Dr. Satija’s lab studies the causes and consequences of cellular heterogeneity in complex biological systems. His group is particularly interested in single cell genomics, with active development in both the dry and wet lab. The lab integrates novel statistical and machine learning-based methods with experimental analysis in order to better understand how cells work together to drive biological processes and behaviors.

      About the New York Genome Center

      The New York Genome Center (NYGC) is an independent, nonprofit, academic research organization dedicated to advancing genomic research. NYGC scientists and staff are furthering new approaches to diagnosing and treating neurological diseases and cancer through their unique capabilities in whole genome sequencing, RNA sequencing, state-of-the art analytics, and the development of genomic tools. NYGC concentrates specifically on disease-based research in the following areas: neuropsychiatric disease (autism, schizophrenia, bipolar); neurodegenerative disease (ALS, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Huntington’s), and cancer.

      Located in Lower Manhattan, the New York Genome Center was founded by and remains closely affiliated with twelve leading academic medical centers and research universities in the New York region and beyond, engaging in research projects with and for these institutions. Essential to our collaborative work is an outstanding faculty, whose members typically hold a joint appointment at NYGC and a partner university. They support our scientific mission by conducting independent research in areas of mutual interest to us and the wider scientific community.

      The New York Genome Center is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, creed, color, gender, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic predisposition or carrier status, protected veteran or military status, domestic violence victim status, partnership status, caregiver status, alienage or citizenship status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. The New York Genome Center takes affirmative action in support of its policy to hire and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.


      Required Skills

      • The ideal candidate will have a BS/BA degree in cell biology, molecular biology, biotechnology or any related field in the life sciences with strong interest in genome biology and biotechnology;
      • 1-2 years of lab experience is preferred but not required;
      • Preference will be given to candidates with immediate availability.

       

      Job Location

      New York, New York, United States

      Position Type

      Full-Time/Regular

       

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      Senior Computational Biologist, Satija Lab

      Job Description
      The Satija Lab at the New York Genome Center is looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated computational biologist. We encourage applications from talented scientists who are interested in gaining experience in a multidisciplinary, international, and dynamic research environment. The successful candidate will supervise and work closely to PhD students, postdoctoral fellows, and computational biologists in the lab to develop new statistical methods and software for the analysis of single cell datasets. This is an exciting opportunity to learn about the latest developments in the growing space of single cell genomics while contributing to new research in cancer immunology and developmental neuroscience.

      Job duties will include:

      • Develop computational methods to analyze single-cell genomics datasets;
      • Contribute to the codebase, development, and support of open-source software packages;
      • Assist in data analysis and interpretation for diverse research projects;
      • Help to manage lab servers and computational infrastructure; and,
      • Document and present results in written or oral reports to other lab members.

      FLSA Status – Exempt

      This position is eligible for visa sponsorship and relocation assistance.

      About the Satija Lab

      Dr. Satija’s lab studies the causes and consequences of cellular heterogeneity in complex biological systems. His group is particularly interested in single cell genomics, with active development in both the dry and wet lab. The lab integrates novel statistical and machine learning-based methods with experimental analysis in order to better understand how cells work together to drive biological processes and behaviors.

      About the New York Genome Center

      The New York Genome Center (NYGC) is an independent, nonprofit, academic research organization dedicated to advancing genomic research. NYGC scientists and staff are furthering new approaches to diagnosing and treating neurological diseases and cancer through their unique capabilities in whole genome sequencing, RNA sequencing, state-of-the art analytics, and the development of genomic tools. NYGC concentrates specifically on disease-based research in the following areas: neuropsychiatric disease (autism, schizophrenia, bipolar); neurodegenerative disease (ALS, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Huntington’s), and cancer.

      Located in Lower Manhattan, the New York Genome Center was founded by and remains closely affiliated with twelve leading academic medical centers and research universities in the New York region and beyond, engaging in research projects with and for these institutions. Essential to our collaborative work is an outstanding faculty, whose members typically hold a joint appointment at NYGC and a partner university. They support our scientific mission by conducting independent research in areas of mutual interest to us and the wider scientific community.

      The New York Genome Center is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, creed, color, gender, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic predisposition or carrier status, protected veteran or military status, domestic violence victim status, partnership status, caregiver status, alienage or citizenship status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. The New York Genome Center takes affirmative action in support of its policy to hire and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

      Required Skills

      • PhD or MS degree in bioinformatics, computer science, biology, biochemistry or similar;
      • Excellent programming skills, for example, in R, Python, and BASH;
      • Experience working in a Linux environment;
      • Team oriented with excellent written and verbal communication skills;
      • Training in statistics or machine learning preferred;
      • Exposure or training in NGS data analysis, functional genomics and/or human genetics preferred.


      Job Location

      New York, New York, United States

      Position Type
      Full-Time/Regular

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      Computational Biologist, Satija Lab

      Job Description

      The Satija Lab at the New York Genome Center is looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated computational biologist. We encourage applications from talented scientists, who are interested in gaining experience in a multidisciplinary, international, and dynamic research environment. The successful candidate will work closely to PhD students, postdoctoral fellows, and computational biologists in the lab to develop new statistical methods and software for the analysis of single cell datasets. This is an exciting opportunity to learn about the latest developments in the growing space of single cell genomics while contributing to new research in cancer immunology and developmental neuroscience.

      Job duties will include:

      • Develop computational methods to analyze single-cell genomics datasets
      • Contribute to the codebase, development, and support of open-source software packages
      • Assist in data analysis and interpretation for diverse research projects
      • Help to manage lab servers and computational infrastructure
      • Document and present results in written or oral reports to other lab members

      FLSA Status – Exempt

      This position is eligible for visa sponsorship and relocation assistance.

      About the Satija Lab

      Dr. Satija’s lab studies the causes and consequences of cellular heterogeneity in complex biological systems. His group is particularly interested in single cell genomics, with active development in both the dry and wet lab. The lab integrates novel statistical and machine learning-based methods with experimental analysis in order to better understand how cells work together to drive biological processes and behaviors.

      About the New York Genome Center

      The New York Genome Center (NYGC) is an independent, nonprofit, academic research organization dedicated to advancing genomic research. NYGC scientists and staff are furthering new approaches to diagnosing and treating neurological diseases and cancer through their unique capabilities in whole genome sequencing, RNA sequencing, state-of-the art analytics, and the development of genomic tools. NYGC concentrates specifically on disease-based research in the following areas: neuropsychiatric disease (autism, schizophrenia, bipolar); neurodegenerative disease (ALS, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Huntington’s), and cancer.

      Located in Lower Manhattan, the New York Genome Center was founded by and remains closely affiliated with twelve leading academic medical centers and research universities in the New York region and beyond, engaging in research projects with and for these institutions. Essential to our collaborative work is an outstanding faculty, whose members typically hold a joint appointment at NYGC and a partner university. They support our scientific mission by conducting independent research in areas of mutual interest to us and the wider scientific community.

      The New York Genome Center is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, creed, color, gender, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic predisposition or carrier status, protected veteran or military status, domestic violence victim status, partnership status, caregiver status, alienage or citizenship status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. The New York Genome Center takes affirmative action in support of its policy to hire and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

      Required Skills

      • BS or MS degree in bioinformatics, computer science, biology, biochemistry or similar;
      • Excellent programming skill, for example, in R, Python, and BASH;
      • Experience working in a Linux environment;
      • Team oriented with excellent written and verbal communication skills;
      • Training in statistics or machine learning preferred;
      • Exposure or training in NGS data analysis, functional genomics and/or human genetics preferred.


      Job Location

      New York, New York, United States

      Position Type

      Full-Time/Regular

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      Associate Scientist, Landau Lab

      Job Description

      The New York Genome Center (NYGC) is an independent, nonprofit, academic research organization dedicated to advancing genomic research. NYGC scientists and staff are furthering new approaches to diagnosing and treating neurological diseases and cancer through their unique capabilities in whole genome sequencing, RNA sequencing, state-of-the art analytics, and the development of genomic tools. NYGC concentrates specifically on disease-based research in the following areas: neuropsychiatric disease (autism, schizophrenia, bipolar); neurodegenerative disease (ALS, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Huntington’s), and cancer.

      Located in Lower Manhattan, the New York Genome Center was founded by and remains closely affiliated with twelve leading academic medical centers and research universities in the New York region and beyond, engaging in research projects with and for these institutions. Essential to our collaborative work is an outstanding faculty, whose members typically hold a joint appointment at NYGC and a partner university. They support our scientific mission by conducting independent research in areas of mutual interest to us and the wider scientific community.

      The New York Genome Center is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, creed, color, gender, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic predisposition or carrier status, protected veteran or military status, domestic violence victim status, partnership status, caregiver status, alienage or citizenship status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. The New York Genome Center takes affirmative action in support of its policy to hire and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

       

      Position Description

      We are looking for a highly motivated, independent but team-oriented associate scientist with expertise in molecular biology/genomics (e.g., epigenomics, genomics, single-cell technology) and desire to learn and grow in the field of Genome Technology.

       

      Key Responsibilities

      • Devise and execute genetic research projects aimed at understanding the basic principles of cancer evolution using next generation sequencing and other high throughput methods;
      • Contribute to genomics technology development;
      • Carry out procedures associated with sequencing, including sample and library preparation, sample quantification & preparation, and sequencer operation;
      • Work as part of a multidisciplinary team combining clinical study coordinators, bioinformaticians, laboratory scientists, and postdoctoral research fellows to understand the basis of cancer evolution;
      • Contribute to writing of project proposals, manuscripts and grants.

      Required Experience

      • Knowledge in experimental biology and genetics
      • Demonstrated contributions to original research project development ideas and implementation.
      • Good general laboratory and organizational skills, including the ability to work independently and efficiently;
      • Ability to multitask is a must, along with an orientation toward teamwork and cooperation;
      • Strong creative thinking and problem-solving skills;
      • Excellent communication skills required.

       

      This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship or relocation assistance.

      Job Location

      New York, New York, United States

      Position Type

      Full-Time/Regular

       

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      Senior Associate Scientist, Landau Lab

      Job Description

      The New York Genome Center (NYGC) is an independent, nonprofit, academic research organization dedicated to advancing genomic research. NYGC scientists and staff are furthering new approaches to diagnosing and treating neurological diseases and cancer through their unique capabilities in whole genome sequencing, RNA sequencing, state-of-the art analytics, and the development of genomic tools. NYGC concentrates specifically on disease-based research in the following areas: neuropsychiatric disease (autism, schizophrenia, bipolar); neurodegenerative disease (ALS, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Huntington’s), and cancer.

      Located in Lower Manhattan, the New York Genome Center was founded by and remains closely affiliated with twelve leading academic medical centers and research universities in the New York region and beyond, engaging in research projects with and for these institutions. Essential to our collaborative work is an outstanding faculty, whose members typically hold a joint appointment at NYGC and a partner university. They support our scientific mission by conducting independent research in areas of mutual interest to us and the wider scientific community.

      The New York Genome Center is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, creed, color, gender, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic predisposition or carrier status, protected veteran or military status, domestic violence victim status, partnership status, caregiver status, alienage or citizenship status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. The New York Genome Center takes affirmative action in support of its policy to hire and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

       

      Position Description

      We are looking for a highly motivated, independent but team-oriented lab manager with strong expertise in molecular biology/genomics experimental methods (e.g., epigenomics, genomics, single-cell technology) and desire to learn and grow in the field of Genome Technology.

       

      Key Responsibilities

      • Organize and maintain a high functioning genomics laboratory;
      • Devise and direct genetic research projects aimed at understanding the basic principles of cancer evolution using next generation sequencing (and other high throughput methods;
      • Carry out procedures associated with sequencing, including library preparation, sample quantification & preparation, and sequencer operation;
      • Work as part of a multidisciplinary team combining clinical study coordinators, bioinformaticians, laboratory scientists, and postdoctoral research fellows to understand the basis of cancer evolution;
      • Contribute to writing of project proposals, manuscripts and grants.

      Required Experience

      • Strong knowledge in experimental biology and genetics
      • Demonstrated contributions to original research project development ideas and implementation.
      • Good general laboratory and organizational skills, including the ability to work independently and efficiently;
      • Ability to multitask is a must, along with an orientation toward teamwork and cooperation;
      • Strong creative thinking and problem-solving skills;
      • Excellent communication skills required.

      This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship or relocation assistance.

      Job Location

      New York, New York, United States

      Position Type

      Full-Time/Regular

       

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      Grant Writer / Staff Scientist

      Position Description

      The Grant Writer/Staff Scientist will prepare grant applications and other scientific communication materials on a wide range of genomic research topics. This role is deeply immersed in the science of NYGC and supports our research team in building and expanding a successful, independently-funded research base. S/he collaborates with diverse teams of students, postdoctoral fellows and principal investigators, and relates scientific and strategic goals to individual grant opportunities and other research communications vehicles. Typical grants include individual investigator, multi-PI and research center grants.


      Key Responsibilities

      • Takes a lead role in preparation and project management of single project and multi-investigator proposals.
        • Provides advice on grantsmanship, editorial support and standardized language for administrative sections;
        • Manages the scientific writing process, including proposal management, team-building and coordination; establishing timelines and deliverables; and,
        • Provides draft preparation, review and revision of grants and scientific writing.
      • Coordinates with and supports Sponsored Research staff to ensure timely, accurate application submission.
      • Edits manuscripts, fellowship applications, research progress reports, clinical research protocols and other research communications materials written by faculty and postdoctoral fellows.
      • Interacts with lab members to independently develop new grant proposals.
      • Organizes small group meetings with lab members to review project progress, plan experiments, and integrate team data.
      • Assists in the design and planning of functional genomics and genetic perturbation experiments.
      • Assists in analysis and figure preparation of diverse types of data, including high-throughput sequencing, microscopy images, gel images, and schematic diagrams.

       

      Required Experience

      • PhD in genetics, genomics, cancer biology or related discipline required;
      • 5+ year’s research experience including contributing to grant writing required;
      • Exceptional written communication skills required to prepare and edit competitive grant applications, publications, administrative materials, and other research communications;
      • Experience of standard grant development concepts, practices, and procedures in a research environment preferred;
      • Ability to grasp complicated technical subjects, synthesize diverse lines of evidence and apply these abilities to technical writing required;
      • Experience handling the scientific writing and project management process for multi-investigator and institutional grant applications strongly preferred;
      • Applied statistics background to perform power calculations and develop quantitative metrics for genomic assays;
      • Ability to collaborate with diverse teams of investigators and administrative personnel required; and,
      • Strong project management skills and experience required.

       

      Competencies

      • Job Mastery – Knowledgeable of current role and technical skills, and the impact it has on the Center.
      • Continuous Learning – Strives to expand the depth and breadth of technical and professional skills.
      • Collaborative – Encourages participation from team members and works effectively with all levels.
      • Credible – Works with a high level of integrity.
      • Communicative – Actively listens to others and uses good judgement as to what to communicate to whom; provides feedback.
      • Focused – Utilizes efficient and effective processes.
      • Adaptable – Demonstrate flexibility with changing priorities.
      • Innovative – Develops new insights and pursues improvements.
      • Takes Ownership – Prioritizes tasks, manages time and delivers on commitments.

       

      The New York Genome Center is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, creed, color, gender, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic predisposition or carrier status, protected veteran or military status, domestic violence victim status, partnership status, caregiver status, alienage or citizenship status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. The New York Genome Center takes affirmative action in support of its policy to hire and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

      FLSA Status – Exempt

      This position is not eligible for relocation assistance or visa sponsorship.

      Job Location

      New York, New York, United States

      Position Type

      Full-Time/Regular

       

       

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      Scientific Director of Neurodegenerative Disease Genomics

      About the New York Genome Center

      The New York Genome Center (NYGC) is an independent, nonprofit academic research institution focused on advancing genomic research. We are furthering investigation and patient care for those suffering from neurological diseases and cancer through applying our unique capabilities in whole genome sequencing, RNA sequencing, state-of-the-art analytics, and the development of genomic tools. The NYGC’s scientific focus is disease-based research in areas where we can make a significant difference:

      • Neuropsychiatric diseases (autism, schizophrenia, bipolar): We are broadening our robust research of whole genomes of autism patients to expand into related disorders that have genes implicated in common with autism, including schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
      • Neurodegenerative diseases (ALS, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Huntington’s): Leveraging the success of our international consortium for ALS research, we are extending our work across a range of neurodegenerative diseases that have pathways in common with ALS.
      • Cancer: Our scientists are pushing forward the leading edge of cancer genomics research by focusing on whole genome sequencing of individuals with cancer and their tumors, novel population-level cancer analytics, and the application of both single cell and spatial transcriptomics.

      We serve as a nexus for collaboration in genomic research for the New York Community and beyond, building on the combined strengths of our faculty, member institutions, scientific working groups, affiliate members, as well as industry partners. Essential to this commitment is an outstanding faculty who are developing novel approaches to scientific inquiry and leading independent research labs based at the NYGC and one of our member institutions. They also support the NYGC scientific mission and engage in research programs that are of mutual interest with the NYGC and the wider scientific community.

      Position Description
      The Scientific Director of Neurodegenerative Disease Genomics will drive collaborative research in neurodegenerative diseases. As a member of the leadership team, the Scientific Director will develop and execute the disease area strategy at the NYGC and coordinate collaborative, cross-functional and inter-institutional neurodegenerative disease research (including ALS, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Huntington’s disease). This position reports to and works closely with the Scientific Director & CEO and with the Director of the Center for Genomic for Neurodegenerative Diseases  to further develop and implement the scientific strategy for neurodegenerative disease genomics research at the NYGC, coordinate collaborative research with academic and industrial partners, and engage in strategic efforts to position the NYGC and its founding institution partners (Institutional Founding Members – IFMs) at the forefront of neurodegenerative disease research.

      The Scientific Director will support and advance the scientific and institutional vision and mission of NYGC’s leadership by fostering partnerships between members of the NYGC Affiliates working group on neurodegenerative diseases and funding partners, including the development of proposals for joint funding. Such proposals may be targeted to federal funding sources, philanthropic organizations and individuals, and/or industry partners. This individual will be expected to operate in a highly collaborative environment, partnering with exceptional peers and leaders at other research institutions. This role will require navigating and effectively managing complex cross-institutional relationships to nurture positive relations with these critical partners. This person will be a key contributor to NYGC’s dynamic research environment.

      Key Responsibilities

      • Ensure alignment of NYGC’s research activities with its strategic objectives.
        • Manage scientific working groups that bring together IFM researchers, NYGC faculty, senior associate faculty, NYGC technology development, computational scientists, and affiliate members. Lead efforts to define research projects and project objectives. Bring people together around a common goal and manage competing priorities. Identify appropriate internal and external collaborators to lead research projects.
        • Oversee and coordinate all research projects and initiatives within the neurodegenerative disease genomics program generated from the working groups. With the support of a project manager, ensure projects are appropriately resourced and progressing as planned.
      • Identify and lead collaborative research projects in neurodegenerative disease. Develop research program goals and align scientific projects to these goals.
        • Lead institutional and collaborative efforts to obtain external research funding from grants, contracts, industry and philanthropic sources to support research projects.
          • Understand agency research priorities (e.g., through strategic plans, NIH meetings, direct engagement with NIH leadership) and monitor federal and state funding trends and directions. Provide recommendations on the research and funding landscape to inform decisions on strategic direction and initiatives.
          • Actively pursue research funding opportunities. Provide leadership and faculty with greater awareness of the funding environment and opportunities for research program initiatives. Develop close working relationships with NYGC research faculty and affiliate members to advise on joint research opportunities and strategies. Mentor other researchers at NYGC.
          • Participate in the NYGC Grant Review Committee. Provide subject matter expertise on funding opportunity requirements, agency grants policies, critical contacts, etc.
          • Lead and coordinate grant and funder proposals and applications, bringing together NYGC staff and affiliates to write highly competitive submissions. Review and edit neurodegenerative disease grant proposals from across the NYGC and affiliate institutions.
          • Drive regular contact and strategic interactions with prospective partners, collaborators, officials, and professional organizations to promote and craft new opportunities and to ensure a strong fit with the funder’s objectives.
          • Support the Chief Business Officer and VP, Development by identifying industry collaboration and foundation funding opportunities. Attend meetings and present NYGC scientific work or capabilities to secure partnerships, funding, and philanthropic support. Lead internal efforts to write and submit competitive proposals in a timely fashion.
      • Represent NYGC in the scientific community. Engage diverse clinical and genomics researchers in New York and beyond to generate interest in collaborative research with NYGC’s genomics and analytic expertise. These activities will be directly aligned with the Center’s goals to further our scientific impact on disease genetics and genomics. This may include: participating in conferences, industry meetings, workshops, panels, and meetings with government agencies.

       

      Position Requirements

      • PhD in biological sciences.
      • 10+ years relevant work experience.
      • Extensive experience and familiarity with neurodegenerative disease research and demonstrated ability in grant writing.
      • Experience working with government agencies that support scientific research, particularly the National Institutes of Health, Department of Defense and the National Science Foundation.
      • Experience leading large, collaborative research projects, including as PI, as well as a record of publication and funding related to the genomics of neurodegenerative disease.
      • Experience coordinating large grant applications, including those with multiple institutions, understanding the requirements, and grant writing.
      • The ability to lead through influence.
      • Significant experience in genomic research.
      • Strong project management skills and experience.
      • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
      • A highly collaborative leader who can operate effectively in an environment of ambiguity and bring diverse stakeholders together to achieve a common goal.
      • A credible scientific leader with deep and recognized expertise in neurodegenerative diseases.

       

      Competencies –

      • Job Mastery – deep understanding of leadership role within the complex scientific ecosystem of the NYGC.
      • Continuous Learning – strives to expand the depth and breadth of technical and professional skills. Collaborative – encourages participation from team members and works effectively at all levels.
      • Credible – functions with a high level of integrity.
      • Communicative – actively listens to others and uses good judgement as to what to communicate to whom; provides feedback.
      • Focused – utilizes efficient and effective processes.
      • Adaptable – demonstrates flexibility with changing priorities.
      • Innovative – develops new insights and pursues improvements.
      • Takes Ownership and Initiative – prioritizes tasks, manages time and delivers on commitments.

       

      Savant Consulting has been exclusively retained to conduct this important executive search assignment.

      For additional information please contact:

      Guevara Rowand
      Managing Partner, Savant Consulting
      415-323-5600
      guevara@savantconsulting.com

       

      The New York Genome Center is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, creed, color, gender, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic predisposition or carrier status, protected veteran or military status, domestic violence victim status, partnership status, caregiver status, alienage or citizenship status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. The New York Genome Center takes affirmative action in support of its policy to hire and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

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      Postdoctoral Associate, Sanjana Lab

      Job Description
      The New York Genome Center (NYGC) is an independent, nonprofit academic research institution at the forefront of transforming biomedical research with the mission of advancing clinical care. A collaboration of premier academic, medical and industry leaders across the globe, the New York Genome Center is committed to advancing genomic research and offering clinical genomic testing so that new treatments, therapies and therapeutics against human disease can be developed. NYGC member organizations and partners are united in this unprecedented collaboration of technology, science and medicine, designed to harness the power of innovation and discoveries to advance genomic services.

      The New York Genome Center is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, creed, color, gender, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic predisposition or carrier status, protected veteran or military status, domestic violence victim status, partnership status, caregiver status, alienage or citizenship status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. The New York Genome Center takes affirmative action in support of its policy to hire and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

      Position Description

      The Sanjana Lab at the New York Genome Center and NYU’s Department of Biology and Center for Genomics and Systems Biology is looking for an energetic and motivated individual to work as a Postdoctoral Associate within a highly creative and dynamic research team of scientists, engineers, and life science entrepreneurs.

      The Sanjana lab works at the intersection of genomics, bioengineering and neuroscience. We are curious about many things and are passionate about what we do. We primarily develop new technologies for hacking and understanding biological systems. We try to learn from nature and to re-purpose what we learn to gain deeper insights into how genomes and neural systems function. In the lab, we modify genomes, perform high-throughput screens, differentiate human neurons from stem cells, watch synapses rewire, find vulnerabilities in cancer cells and have a lot of fun in the process. We aim to have a tangible impact on improving human health by creating new biological tools and fundamental biological discovery.

      To be considered for this role, please email Dr. Sanjana at nsanjana@nygenome.org with the following items: 1) CV with a list of publications;  2) a short summary of your present and future research interests; 3) a list of three references and their contact information.

      Required Skills
      The ideal candidate will hold a PhD or MD-PhD, have prior research experience in molecular biology, chemistry, biochemistry, neuroscience, cancer biology and/or genomics and prior peer-reviewed publications. The candidate will be expected to plan and carry out research tasks independently and write-up/present findings on a regular basis.

      Job Location
      New York, New York, United States
      Position Type
      Full-Time/Regular

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  • Administration

    We believe that every team member is crucial as NYGC works towards our mission, be it in a scientific, technical, or administrative position. Our administration team plays a huge role in driving transformative change in biomedical and clinical care. This group includes external affairs, finance, legal, business development, project management, sponsored research and facilities.
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      Senior Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis

      About the New York Genome Center

      The New York Genome Center (NYGC) is an independent, nonprofit academic research institution at the forefront of transforming biomedical research with the mission of advancing clinical care. A collaboration of premier academic, medical and industry leaders across the globe, the New York Genome Center is committed to advancing genomic research and offering clinical genomic testing so that new treatments, therapies and therapeutics against human disease can be developed. NYGC member organizations and partners are united in this unprecedented collaboration of technology, science and medicine, designed to harness the power of innovation and discoveries to advance genomic services.

      The New York Genome Center is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, creed, color, gender, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic predisposition or carrier status, protected veteran or military status, domestic violence victim status, partnership status, caregiver status, alienage or citizenship status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. The New York Genome Center takes affirmative action in support of its policy to hire and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

       

      Position Description

      The Senior Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis serves as the Center’s main point person for the organization’s budgeting and financial analysis function.  She/He is responsible compiling the organization-wide budget, meeting with stakeholders, preparing variance analysis and periodic re-forecasting. This individual will be expected to maintain and understand all underlying details of the Center’s budget and to track detailed changes as strategic and financial assumptions evolve over time. This position reports to the Associate Director, Financial Planning & Analysis and will have visibility and interactions with all scientific and administrative departments at the Center.

       

      Key Responsibilities

      • Main point of contact for annual budget development and periodic re-forecasting.
      • Responsible for analysis of monthly, quarterly and annual budget to actual variances.
      • Support overall financial planning & analysis activities of the Center.

      Financial Reporting, Budgeting, and Reforecasting

      • Analyze monthly, quarterly and annual budget to actuals financial variances.
      • Prepare, distribute departmental reports and meet with managers monthly/quarterly.
      • Compile financial statements, financial summary, and presentation materials for Board meetings.
      • Work on the annual budget process.
        • Communicate with stakeholders.
        • Compile organization-wide budget.
      • Assist with the development of quarterly projections.
        • Meet with stakeholders to update financial forecasts.
      • Assist with the development of long-term projections as needed, including cash flow projections.
      • Continue to streamline and suggest improvements for more useful financial reporting and analysis tools for the Center’s senior management team.
      • Work on ad-hoc financial analysis scenarios as requested by senior management team.
      • Support Associate Director, Financial Planning & Analysis with cost-modelling and business proposal development as needed.

       

      Requirements & Qualifications

      • Must have a Bachelor’s degree with a major in a business subject (e.g. accounting, finance, economics) and at least five years’ of relevant experience in financial planning & analysis;
      • CPA or Masters’ degree in Business Administration highly desirable;
      • Experience in higher education or non-profit organization highly desirable;
      • Must have excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills;
      • Ability to establish priorities, work under pressure, and exercise independent judgment and discretion;
      • Ability to react quickly and effectively to other inquiries from a variety of management levels with comprehensive and accurate information in a wide variety of contexts and changing priorities;
      • Willingness and aptitude to learn about genomic sequencing processes and grant financial administration.
      • Must be detail oriented and possess quantitative skills with advanced proficiency in analyzing spreadsheets using Excel.

       

      Competencies

      • Job Mastery– Knowledgeable of current role and technical skills, and the impact it has on the Center.
      • Continuous Learning– Strives to expand the depth and breadth of technical and professional skills.
      • Collaborative– Encourages participation from team members and works effectively with all levels.
      • Credible– Works with a high level of integrity.
      • Communicative– Actively listens to others and uses good judgement as to what to communicate to whom; provides feedback.
      • Focused – Utilizes efficient and effective processes.
      • Adaptable– Demonstrate flexibility with changing priorities.
      • Innovative– Develops new insights and pursues improvements.
      • Takes Ownership– Prioritizes tasks, manages time and delivers on commitments.
      • Visionary – Aligns and inspires efforts toward our mission driven organization.
      • Stewardship – Uses NYGC’s resources responsibly.

       

      FLSA Status – Exempt

      This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship and relocation assistance.

      Job Location

      New York, New York, United States

      Position Type

      Full-Time/Regular

       

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      Senior Immigration Specialist

      About the New York Genome Center

      The New York Genome Center (NYGC) is an independent, nonprofit, academic research organization dedicated to advancing genomic research. NYGC scientists and staff are furthering new approaches to diagnosing and treating neurological diseases and cancer through their unique capabilities in whole genome sequencing, RNA sequencing, state-of-the art analytics, and the development of genomic tools. NYGC concentrates specifically on disease-based research in the following areas: neuropsychiatric disease (autism, schizophrenia, bipolar); neurodegenerative disease (ALS, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Huntington’s), and cancer.

      Located in Lower Manhattan, the New York Genome Center was founded by and remains closely affiliated with twelve leading academic medical centers and research universities in the New York region and beyond, engaging in research projects with and for these institutions. Essential to our collaborative work is an outstanding faculty, whose members typically hold a joint appointment at NYGC and a partner university. They support our scientific mission by conducting independent research in areas of mutual interest to us and the wider scientific community.

      The New York Genome Center is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, creed, color, gender, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic predisposition or carrier status, protected veteran or military status, domestic violence victim status, partnership status, caregiver status, alienage or citizenship status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. The New York Genome Center takes affirmative action in support of its policy to hire and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

      Position Description

      Reporting to the Vice President and General Counsel, the incumbent is responsible for providing immigration support and services to individuals who are current or prospective employees of NYGC including, visa and permanent residency case management, communication and coordination with external immigration counsel, and policy development. This role is the sole immigration specialist for the entire organization, supporting a foreign national population of approximately 40 faculty, postdocs and employees. In addition, the incumbent provides NYGC’s legal team with project-specific support, with a special emphasis on research and compliance-related activities.

      Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

      • In consultation with NYGC Legal and Human Resources, manages employee visa and employer-sponsored permanent residence applications, including developing a case strategy based on individual and organizational needs, coordinating with outside counsel on difficult and complicated cases, drafting petitions and filing forms;
      • Provides guidance to international staff on other matters related to their status, including travel restrictions, insurance coverage, employment options for spouses, extensions of stay, and job changes;
      • Provides guidance to managers on immigration matters related to their staff;
      • Responsible for compliance with record-keeping standards related to immigration (e.g. creation and maintenance of H-1B exam files, point person for on-site immigration-related visits);
      • Serves as the Responsible Officer (RO) for NYGC’s J-1 program;
      • Conducts orientation for new international hires; and, for J-1 visa holders in particular, organizes or identifies cultural, social or educational enrichment programs on an ongoing basis;
      • Tracks and keeps management abreast of changes in immigration regulations and develops effective communications for impacted employees;
      • Monitors work authorization documents and communicates with international staff and Human Resources in advance regarding visa or work authorization expirations; assists international staff in obtaining updated work authorization documents.
      • Drafts policies and procedures applicable to international employees (e.g., policy on employer sponsorship of permanent residency);
      • Develops and maintains the international services internal web pages, and other related guidance;
      • Provides immigration related training to management and employees as needed;
      • Provides project-related support to the legal team;
      • Performs other such duties as assigned.

      FLSA Status – Exempt

      This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship or relocation assistance.


      Requirements & Qualifications

      • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience required;
      • 5+ years of experience as an immigration specialist, or directly relevant experience required, including;
        • Responsible Officer (RO) designation for Department of State J Exchange Visitor Program or ability to obtain designation by start date (U.S. citizenship or U.S. permanent resident status is required to carry out RO duties);
        • Broad experience with employment-based U.S. immigration practices, particularly H-1B, J-1, and permanent residency sponsorship;
        • Experience preparing and filing employment-based visa petitions;
        • Proven ability to develop and implement processes and procedures;
        • Experience working in higher education research organizations preferred.
      • Excellent knowledge of non-immigrant and legal permanent residence regulations;
      • Proven time management and organizational skills required and the ability to multitask and respond to multiple priorities;
      • Ability to anticipate needs and take action with little direction and oversight required;
      • Excellent cross-cultural verbal and written communication skills required and demonstrated experience working well with people from diverse cultural backgrounds;
      • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite and SEVIS system required;
      • Ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality and engender trust required.


      Job Location

      New York, New York, United States

      Position Type

      Full-Time/Regular

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      Senior Grants Accountant

      Job Description

      About the New York Genome Center 

      The New York Genome Center (NYGC) is an independent, nonprofit, academic research organization dedicated to advancing genomic research. NYGC scientists and staff are furthering new approaches to diagnosing and treating neurological diseases and cancer through their unique capabilities in whole genome sequencing, RNA sequencing, state-of-the art analytics, and the development of genomic tools. NYGC concentrates specifically on disease-based research in the following areas: neuropsychiatric disease (autism, schizophrenia, bipolar); neurodegenerative disease (ALS, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Huntington’s), and cancer.

      Located in Lower Manhattan, the New York Genome Center was founded by and remains closely affiliated with twelve leading academic medical centers and research universities in the New York region and beyond, engaging in research projects with and for these institutions. Essential to our collaborative work is an outstanding faculty, whose members typically hold a joint appointment at NYGC and a partner university. They support our scientific mission by conducting independent research in areas of mutual interest to us and the wider scientific community.

      The New York Genome Center is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, creed, color, gender, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic predisposition or carrier status, protected veteran or military status, domestic violence victim status, partnership status, caregiver status, alienage or citizenship status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. The New York Genome Center takes affirmative action in support of its policy to hire and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

      Position Description

      Reporting to the Senior Manager, Finance, the Senior Grants Accountant will be responsible for maintaining financial and compliance documentation with regards to federal awards, private grants, and NYGC Faculty startup funds subject to internal and external audits. The Senior Grants Accountant will collaborate closely with principal investigators, Sponsored Research and finance department staff to maintain timely, accurate financial and compliance data from various funding sources in NYGC’s different software applications. This role is ideal for someone with an accounting background that wants to grow knowledge and skills regarding general and non-profit accounting principles, as well as government compliance and sponsored research principles.

      Key Responsibilities

      Budget maintenance and data analysis

      • Maintaining accurate budget vs. actual reports for all funding sources currently available to NYGC Faculty;
      • Working with faculty to project future spending on various funding sources;
      • Assisting with development and implementation of more comprehensive time and effort tracking of company wide projects;
      • Producing ad hoc expenditure reports and data analyses;
      • Working with lab managers to streamline purchasing process as it relates to NYGC Faculty; and,
      • Maintaining IT Works database to ensure financial and compliance records match SAP general ledger; reconciling differences between the two databases.

      Compliance

      • Assisting with assembling information needed for annual Single Audit;
      • Obtaining and updating effort certifications as required, and assisting with implementation of electronic certification system;
      • Assisting with preparing federal grant drawdown requests, and invoicing other grantors; and,
      • Reviewing purchase orders and invoices for compliance with grant/funding terms, and NYGC’s internal expense policies.

      Financial Modeling and Reporting

      • Assisting with development and maintenance of a fee for service model -Specialized Service Facility (SSF) and annual cost analysis; and,
      • Assisting with preparation of annual Indirect Cost Proposal.

      Required Experience

      Requirements & Qualifications

      • Bachelor’s degree with a major in a business subject (e.g. accounting, finance, economics) required;
      • At least two years’ of related experience required;
      • Experience in higher education or non-profit organization desirable;
      • Must have the ability to utilize sound fiscal accounting practices and procedures to account for receipt of grant funding and prepare necessary reports;
      • Must have excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills;
      • Ability to establish priorities, work under pressure, and exercise independent judgment and discretion;
      • Ability to react quickly and effectively to other inquiries from a variety of management levels with comprehensive and accurate information in a wide variety of contexts and changing priorities;
      • Must be detail oriented and possess quantitative skills with proficiency in analyzing spreadsheets using Excel; and,
      • Must have strong proficiency with MS Office.

      Competencies

      • Job Mastery– Knowledgeable of current role and technical skills, and the impact it has on the Center.
      • Continuous Learning– Strives to expand the depth and breadth of technical and professional skills.
      • Collaborative– Encourages participation from team members and works effectively with all levels.
      • Credible– Works with a high level of integrity.
      • Communicative– Actively listens to others and uses good judgement as to what to communicate to whom; provides feedback.
      • Focused – Utilizes efficient and effective processes.
      • Adaptable– Demonstrate flexibility with changing priorities.
      • Innovative– Develops new insights and pursues improvements.
      • Takes Ownership– Prioritizes tasks, manages time and delivers on commitments.

      FLSA Status – Exempt

      This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship or relocation assistance.

       

      Job Location

      New York, New York, United States

      Position Type

      Full-Time/Regular

       

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  • Bioinformatics

    We are proud to boast a world-class bioinformatics and computational biology organization to support the cutting edge genomics research and integrated genomics services that we offer at NYGC. Our collaborative bioinformatics team is passionate about understanding and modeling human genetic variation and researching how it can be used to generate clinically actionable results.
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      Bioinformatics Analyst, Germline

       

      About the New York Genome Center

      The New York Genome Center (NYGC) is an independent, nonprofit, academic research organization dedicated to advancing genomic research. NYGC scientists and staff are furthering new approaches to diagnosing and treating neurological diseases and cancer through their unique capabilities in whole genome sequencing, RNA sequencing, state-of-the art analytics, and the development of genomic tools. NYGC concentrates specifically on disease-based research in the following areas: neuropsychiatric disease (autism, schizophrenia, bipolar); neurodegenerative disease (ALS, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Huntington’s), and cancer.

      Located in Lower Manhattan, the New York Genome Center was founded by and remains closely affiliated with twelve leading academic medical centers and research universities in the New York region and beyond, engaging in research projects with and for these institutions. Essential to our collaborative work is an outstanding faculty, whose members typically hold a joint appointment at NYGC and a partner university. They support our scientific mission by conducting independent research in areas of mutual interest to us and the wider scientific community.

      The New York Genome Center is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, creed, color, gender, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic predisposition or carrier status, protected veteran or military status, domestic violence victim status, partnership status, caregiver status, alienage or citizenship status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. The New York Genome Center takes affirmative action in support of its policy to hire and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

       

      Position Description

      The New York Genome Center is looking for a highly motivated, detail-oriented individual to join our germline DNA sequencing analysis team in the Computational Biology group. The germline DNA sequencing team aims to develop, maintain, and improve whole-genome (WGS) and whole-exome sequencing (WES) analysis pipelines, including variant discovery, pedigree analysis, and functional annotation. As Bioinformatics Analyst, you will be responsible for the analysis of next-generation sequencing (NGS) data, specifically small & large-scale WGS and WES data. You will perform analyses using existing pipelines, benchmark new tools, and assist in research projects with external collaborators centered around germline DNA sequencing and genomic data analysis. You will work as part of a team of scientists, analysts, and programmers, under a supervision of an experienced Bioinformatics Scientist.

       

      Requirements & Qualifications

      Required

      • BS or MS degree in bioinformatics, computer science, or similar with demonstrable computational and statistical skills required;
      • Strong scientific programming skills – Python, R, bash;
      • Additional programming skills in C++ or Java will be an advantage;
      • Experience with pipeline development and management;
      • Experience working in a Linux environment, experience with SGE or similar job scheduling preferred;
      • Strong attention to detail, documentation, organizational, and problem-solving skills;
      • Team-oriented with excellent written and verbal communication skills;

      Preferred

      • Familiar with various DNA sequence analysis tools, e.g. GATK, VCFtools, SAMtools, BWA, Picard;
      • Experience benchmarking various analysis tools;
      • Experience working with large datasets;
      • Background in genomics and statistics;
      • Familiarity with commonly used public genomics datasets (e.g.; 1000 Genomes, ExAC, gnomAD, ClinVar).

       

      Competencies

      • Job Mastery– Knowledgeable of current role and technical skills, and the impact it has on the Center.
      • Continuous Learning– Strives to expand the depth and breadth of technical and professional skills.
      • Collaborative– Encourages participation from team members and works effectively with all levels.
      • Credible– Works with a high level of integrity.
      • Communicative– Actively listens to others and uses good judgement as to what to communicate to whom; provides feedback.
      • Focused – Utilizes efficient and effective processes.
      • Adaptable– Demonstrate flexibility with changing priorities.
      • Innovative– Develops new insights and pursues improvements.
      • Takes Ownership– Prioritizes tasks, manages time and delivers on commitments.
      • Visionary – Aligns and inspires efforts toward our mission driven organization.
      • Talent Builder – Attracts, develops, empowers and retains talent, and communicates expectations and feedback in real time.
      • Stewardship – Uses NYGC’s resources responsibly.

       

      FLSA Status – Exempt

      This position is eligible for visa sponsorship and relocation assistance.

      Job Location

      New York, New York, United States

      Position Type

      Full-Time/Regular

       

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      Senior Bioinformatics Analyst, Cancer

      Job Description

      • Analyze cancer whole genome and whole exome data using established pipelines;
      • Perform appropriate QC measures;
      • Implement, maintain and document data analysis pipelines and workflows;
      • Benchmark new tools for cancer sequencing data analysis and propose improvements;
      • Assist and collaborate with internal and external researchers on interpretation of sequencing data;
      • Summarize results in written or oral reports for bioinformatics scientists and internal researchers;
      • Collaborate with bioinformatics scientists to publish results in scientific journals and external presentations.

      Required Experience

      • MS with 3+ years work/research experience or PhD in bioinformatics, computer science, biology, biochemistry or similar;
      • 2+ years demonstrated experience with analysis of NGS data, preferably whole genome sequencing data;
      • 2+ years experience of using standard NGS analysis tools and software (e.g. samtools, GATK, Picard, bedtools, etc);
      • Exposure to cancer genomics preferred; experience with somatic variant calling a plus;
      • Programming skills in R, Python, BASH or similar required;
      • Programming skills in Perl, C++ or Java a plus;
      • Experience working in a Linux environment;
      • Experience using an SGE cluster preferred;
      • Experience working with TCGA, COSMIC, 1000 Genomes, ENCODE, or GTEx data a plus;
      • Training in statistics or machine learning a plus;
      • Team oriented with excellent written and verbal communication skills.

      Competencies

      • Job Mastery– Knowledgeable of current role and technical skills, and the impact it has on the Center.
      • Continuous Learning– Strives to expand the depth and breadth of technical and professional skills.
      • Collaborative– Encourages participation from team members and works effectively with all levels.
      • Credible– Works with a high level of integrity.
      • Communicative– Actively listens to others and uses good judgement as to what to communicate to whom; provides feedback.
      • Focused– Utilizes efficient and effective processes.
      • Adaptable– Demonstrate flexibility with changing priorities.
      • Innovative– Develops new insights and pursues improvements.
      • Takes Ownership– Prioritizes tasks, manages time and delivers on commitments.

      FLSA Status – Exempt

      This position is eligible for visa sponsorship and relocation assistance.

      Job Location

      New York, United States

      Position Type

      Full-Time/Regular

       

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      Senior Bioinformatics Scientist, Cancer Genomics

      Job Description

      About the New York Genome Center

      The New York Genome Center (NYGC) is an independent, nonprofit, academic research organization dedicated to advancing genomic research. NYGC scientists and staff are furthering new approaches to diagnosing and treating neurological diseases and cancer through their unique capabilities in whole genome sequencing, RNA sequencing, state-of-the art analytics, and the development of genomic tools. NYGC concentrates specifically on disease-based research in the following areas: neuropsychiatric disease (autism, schizophrenia, bipolar); neurodegenerative disease (ALS, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Huntington’s), and cancer.

      Located in Lower Manhattan, the New York Genome Center was founded by and remains closely affiliated with twelve leading academic medical centers and research universities in the New York region and beyond, engaging in research projects with and for these institutions. Essential to our collaborative work is an outstanding faculty, whose members typically hold a joint appointment at NYGC and a partner university. They support our scientific mission by conducting independent research in areas of mutual interest to us and the wider scientific community.

      The New York Genome Center is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, creed, color, gender, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic predisposition or carrier status, protected veteran or military status, domestic violence victim status, partnership status, caregiver status, alienage or citizenship status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. The New York Genome Center takes affirmative action in support of its policy to hire and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

       

      Position Description

      This position at the New York Genome Center is within the computational biology group and will report to the Assistant Director. As a Senior Bioinformatics Scientist, you will be responsible for applying and developing cutting edge analytic methods to large scale cancer exome and whole genome sequencing data generated at NYGC and elsewhere. You will work with collaborators throughout the city and other members of the NYGC computational biology team to provide novel insights into cancer mechanism and treatment, develop and maintain state of the art analysis tools, and analyze cutting edge data from new genomics technologies. Projects can range from large and diverse cohorts of tumor samples (such as generated in the NYGC Polyethnic-1000 project), longitudinal sampling of tumors, liquid biopsy, single-cell genomics (RNA, DNA or multi-modal), etc. You should have significant experience in cancer genomics, including familiarity with commonly used algorithms for alignment, variant calling, and structural variant calling and computational methods for inferring significantly associated somatic variation from cohorts of patients. Publication of developed methods and scientific findings is encouraged. The Senior Bioinformatics Scientist is expected to contribute as an individual but may also be asked to manage a small group working on cancer genomics.

      Job duties will include, but may not be limited to:

      • Develop and implement innovative computational approaches for the analysis of large datasets generated by NGS technologies;
      • Contribute to management of next generation sequencing (NGS) data analysis pipelines;
      • Analyze sequencing data using the established pipeline(s);
      • Collaborate and consult with external and internal researchers on the analyses of NGS data;
      • Interpret and present the results of the computational and statistical analyses to collaborators and coworkers;
      • Assist collaborators with data access, analysis, and interpretation;
      • Supervise and guide bioinformatics analysts/programmers;
      • Contribute to strategic decisions about the cancer genomics efforts at NYGC;
      • Participate in grant application writing;
      • Publish results in scientific journals and give presentations at conferences; and,
      • Participate in community outreach.
      • Stay current on innovations in DNA sequencing analysis;

       

      Required Skills

      • PhD. in bioinformatics, computational biology, genetics, computer science or similar;
      • 3 or more years work experience post-PhD in Bioinformatics and Cancer Genomics;
      • Experience managing and working with whole-genome sequencing data required;
      • Extensive knowledge and experience in the use of existing bioinformatics tools, biological databases and statistical methods for cancer genomics;
      • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required.
      • Proficiency in python and R required, and one or more programming languages such as Perl, Java, or C/C++ desirable, as well as willingness to learn new programming languages as necessary to collaborate at NYGC;
      • Experience working in Linux and running tasks in a cluster environment (e.g. SGE) required;
      • Experience working in teams centered around a biological question and with external collaborators required;
      • Experience with design of sequence analysis algorithms desirable; and,
      • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required.

       

      Competencies

      • Job Mastery– Knowledgeable of current role and technical skills, and the impact it has on the Center.
      • Continuous Learning– Strives to expand the depth and breadth of technical and professional skills.
      • Collaborative– Encourages participation from team members and works effectively with all levels.
      • Credible– Works with a high level of integrity.
      • Communicative– Actively listens to others and uses good judgement as to what to communicate to whom; provides feedback.
      • Focused – Utilizes efficient and effective processes.
      • Adaptable– Demonstrate flexibility with changing priorities.
      • Innovative– Develops new insights and pursues improvements.
      • Takes Ownership– Prioritizes tasks, manages time and delivers on commitments.

       

      FLSA Status – Exempt

      This position is eligible for visa sponsorship and relocation assistance.

      Job Location

      New York, New York, United States

      Position Type

      Full-Time/Regular

       

       

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  • Clinical

    We have a state-of-the-art clinical diagnostic laboratory that utilizes next-generation sequencing technology to perform cutting-edge tests in the areas of genetics and oncology. The Clinical Laboratory is accredited by CLIA and CLEP and is licensed to perform clinical testing in all fifty (50) of the United States and the District of Columbia. This group is made up of experienced technical staff who deliver NYGC’s diagnostics services.
  • IT and Computing

    This group develops and maintains the tools and infrastructure necessary to support our scientists as they tackle ground-breaking and large-scale data and genomic analysis. They are responsible for initiating and fostering external collaborations with technology partners, as well as ensuring that NYGC is a leader in the effective use of technology.
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      Network Engineer

      Job Description

      The New York Genome Center (NYGC) is an independent, nonprofit, academic research organization dedicated to advancing genomic research. NYGC scientists and staff are furthering new approaches to diagnosing and treating neurological diseases and cancer through their unique capabilities in whole genome sequencing, RNA sequencing, state-of-the art analytics, and the development of genomic tools. NYGC concentrates specifically on disease-based research in the following areas: neuropsychiatric disease (autism, schizophrenia, bipolar); neurodegenerative disease (ALS, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Huntington’s), and cancer.

      Located in Lower Manhattan, the New York Genome Center was founded by and remains closely affiliated with twelve leading academic medical centers and research universities in the New York region and beyond, engaging in research projects with and for these institutions. Essential to our collaborative work is an outstanding faculty, whose members typically hold a joint appointment at NYGC and a partner university. They support our scientific mission by conducting independent research in areas of mutual interest to us and the wider scientific community.

      The New York Genome Center is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, creed, color, gender, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic predisposition or carrier status, protected veteran or military status, domestic violence victim status, partnership status, caregiver status, alienage or citizenship status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. The New York Genome Center takes affirmative action in support of its policy to hire and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

      Position Description

      This position requires hands on knowledge of LAN/WAN networking and devices as well as operating systems and server technologies. The candidate must have a thorough knowledge of industry hardware types and interoperability, and a basic understanding of application software is necessary.

       

      In this role, the incumbent must be proactive in addressing network issues and updates, testing and sharing results. The successful candidate will be a customer service oriented individual with the ability to explain technical details to non-technical personnel, a knack for problem solving and ability to be resourceful in a high-pressure situation, the ability to follow SOPs, documentation and work guidelines as well as other departmental procedures required. Good documentation skills are a must.

       

      Position duties include, but are not limited to:

      • Support WAN/LAN infrastructure;
      • Ability to configure and support IP video conferencing and IP phone service;
      • Configure/maintain/administer the following environments:
        • Cisco Wireless, Routing/Switching, and Security (ASA & ISE);
        • Cisco UCS infrastructure;
        • Juniper network devices;
        • Arista network devices;
      • Maintain circuit availability for all sites, maintain and periodically test redundant failover, and monitor all network devices;
      • Dress, terminate and test cables and components including CAT6 and fiber optic cabling;
      • Identify, track and remove abandoned cable, and keep cable neatly tied and bundled;
      • Test, locate, install, and repair network infrastructure associated with trouble calls, and performs routine maintenance;
      • Appropriately document the network environment and configuration changes;
      • Identify and mitigate security risks; work with management to improve technologies; must stay on top of the latest issues and technologies;
      • Perform hardware repairs, monitor systems proactively and responds to alerts;
      • Maintain monitoring tools and ensure all sites are up to date with monitoring information;
      • Liaise closely with other internal groups to establish bandwidth requirements, resiliency requirements to support applications infrastructure; and,
      • Work closely with desktop support representatives to provide technical guidance.

      Required Skills

      • 2-4 years of experience in the networking field;
      • Ability to learn and implement new technologies;
      • Technical knowledge of current network hardware, protocols and standards;
      • Must possess strong diagnosing, investigating and problem-solving skills;
      • Keen attention to detail;
      • Thrives in a collegial environment;
      • Exceptional customer service skills;
      • Good verbal and written communication skills;
      • Some availability after-hours and weekends; and,
      • Must be able to lift 35lbs.

      Competencies

      • Job Mastery– Knowledgeable of current role and technical skills, and the impact it has on the Center.
      • Continuous Learning– Strives to expand the depth and breadth of technical and professional skills.
      • Collaborative– Encourages participation from team members and works effectively with all levels.
      • Credible– Works with a high level of integrity.
      • Communicative– Actively listens to others and uses good judgement as to what to communicate to whom; provides feedback.
      • Focused – Utilizes efficient and effective processes.
      • Adaptable– Demonstrate flexibility with changing priorities.
      • Innovative– Develops new insights and pursues improvements.
      • Takes Ownership– Prioritizes tasks, manages time and delivers on commitments.

      FLSA Status – Exempt

      Job Location

      New York, United States

      Position Type

      Full-Time/Regular

       

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  • Sequencing Operations

    NYGC is committed to providing the most advanced sequencing an analysis possible. Our facility was designed to accommodate ever-improving technology, and we have more sequencing capacity than any other single institution in the Tri-State area. The Sequencing Operations group is responsible for understanding and interpreting sequencing and primary bioinformatics data, and is central to the transformative work of NYGC.
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      Senior Scientific Project Manager

       

      About the New York Genome Center

      The New York Genome Center (NYGC) is an independent, nonprofit, academic research organization dedicated to advancing genomic research. NYGC scientists and staff are furthering new approaches to diagnosing and treating neurological diseases and cancer through their unique capabilities in whole genome sequencing, RNA sequencing, state-of-the art analytics, and the development of genomic tools. NYGC concentrates specifically on disease-based research in the following areas: neuropsychiatric disease (autism, schizophrenia, bipolar); neurodegenerative disease (ALS, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Huntington’s), and cancer.

      Located in Lower Manhattan, the New York Genome Center was founded by and remains closely affiliated with twelve leading academic medical centers and research universities in the New York region and beyond, engaging in research projects with and for these institutions. Essential to our collaborative work is an outstanding faculty, whose members typically hold a joint appointment at NYGC and a partner university. They support our scientific mission by conducting independent research in areas of mutual interest to us and the wider scientific community.

      As part of the ongoing collaborative cancer research effort organized by NYGC, leaders of the New York City cancer research community have joined together to harness the City’s strengths – its diverse population, its vast number of residents, and its outstanding academic medical institutions – to advance cancer genomics and its practice in cancer care. The vision of this project, called Polyethnic-1000, is to improve outcomes for cancer patients of multiple ethnicities, including those who lack access to the most recent advances in medical science, by bringing the new genomic methods that are transforming all aspects of oncology to patient populations that are generally under-represented in research and hence deprived of the benefits of scientific progress. Polyethnic-1000 will establish a framework to enhance interactions among our region’s academic and community health centers to advance cancer genomics and enable, improve and widen the use of genomics for all, especially currently underserved ethnic minority populations.

      The New York Genome Center is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, creed, color, gender, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic predisposition or carrier status, protected veteran or military status, domestic violence victim status, partnership status, caregiver status, alienage or citizenship status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. The New York Genome Center takes affirmative action in support of its policy to hire and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

       

      Position Description

      The Scientific Collaboration Manager will manage large, complex and/or highly visible cancer projects that are strategically important to NYGC and coordinate scientific collaborations, including, in particular, the Polyethnic-1000 study. This includes both operational and scientific support across the full range of sequencing research projects that NYGC  is pursuing with academic and industry partners. The Scientific Collaboration Manager will also provide key support and leadership in two strategically important working groups at NYGC: the Genome Center Cancer Group (GCCG) and Computational Cancer Group (CCG).

      The Scientific Collaboration Manager will report to the Director, Sequencing Operations. For the Polyethnic-1000 study, the Scientific Collaboration Manager will coordinate a cross-functional inter-institutional team of scientific and administrative staff to coordinate and manage the study-related activities, and liaise with teams at participating sites. Additionally, the Scientific Collaboration Manager will work with the internal Project Management staff (one Assistant Project Manager and one Clinical Research Coordinator) to manage and oversee other cancer projects and collaborations ongoing at NYGC. The Scientific Collaboration Manager will be responsible for the workflow and processes that are critical to the success of projects in this disease-area program, including working group support, grant and protocol development and oversight, and budget management.

       

      Key Responsibilities

      Polyethnic-1000 study

      • Responsible for planning the Polyethnic-1000 study phases, in conjunction with the Principal Investigator(s) (PIs) and GCCG leadership, including preparing accurate, feasible and comprehensive timelines, budget, metrics and deliverables; developing a master protocol, quality standards and metrics; and overseeing the development of a data analysis and sharing plan;
      • Manages the development and implementation of a master collaboration agreement among members of the Polyethnic-1000 consortium, working with NYGC’s legal and administrative staff;
      • Responsible for developing a site, patient and sample sourcing strategy, in conjunction with the PI(s), reviewing site feasibility, performing enrollment forecasts, and developing targets for sample collection from area partners with underserved patients;
      • Support the PI(s) and GCCG leadership as required with communication across the consortium; and, in developing and maintaining strong relationships with academic investigators and clinicians at partner and community hospitals;
      • Provide support to the Clinical Research Coordinator on activities such as:
        • writing the Polyethnic-1000 multi-site master protocol, in conjunction with the PI(s), consulting other internal teams to ensure that it is robust and accurate;
        • quality control of specimen procurement;
        • training community hospital staff in the protocol, including consent and sample collection to ensure quality and data integrity;
        • writing SOPs, workflows and study documentation in line with the IRB to facilitate patient sample collection and processing, and other project processes;
      • Accountable for providing metrics for project oversight;
      • Responsible for drafting funding progress reports, as required by funders, with oversight, final review and submission by NYGC’s Development team; and,
      • Provide NYGC’s senior leadership regular reporting on Polyethnic-1000 progress, input on project prioritization, plans of action for managing backlogs, and involve leadership in key project decision-making where there could be institutional impact.

      Scientific Collaboration Management

      • Lead project management of other cancer projects with NYGC’s academic and industry partners, guiding scientific discussion and project direction in close coordination with NYGC’s cancer leadership:
        • Accountable and responsible for ensuring adherence to deliverables, timelines, quality standards, key metrics and cost;
        • Responsible for identifying project issues by reviewing and monitoring emerging data, and working with the PI(s) and/or internal partners to develop sound, strategic solutions;
        • Responsible for creating and maintaining IRB protocols for grants, in consultation with the PI(s);
        • Accountable for project budget oversight, tracking and adherence;
      • Act as point person for large, collaborative projects and grant applications, including cross-functional planning;
      • Identify and characterize complex issues in project planning and design, and implement solutions with minimal supervision;
      • Support NYGC’s scientific leadership and project PIs with communication across consortiums, scientific and operational team members, key opinion holders, and other partners to ensure project success and the development and maintenance of strong collaborative relationships in the community;
      • Responsible for agenda setting, meeting documentation, and action item follow-up for all relevant scientific working groups;
      • Define, standardize, generate, and deliver reports (routinely and ad hoc) for key external and internal stakeholders, including NYGC leadership and grant management reporting;
      • Support NYGC’s Software Engineering team in making data publically available for use by academia and industry; and,
      • Responsible for coordinating the development of presentations and peer-reviewed publications in collaboration with the PI(s) and other team members, to communicate study data results internally and externally. 

      General Project Management

      • Function as a senior member in the Project Management team, being able to accurately perform the following:
        • generating and submitting quotes for internal project tracking;
        • coordinating with lab management to plan incoming sample submissions and timelines for sample preparation and sequencing;
        • reviewing sequencing run and data QC statistics;
        • delivering data accurately and on time;
        • reporting deliveries to finance for invoicing;
      • Responsible for coordinating troubleshooting of sample preparation, sequencing and data analysis with the laboratory and bioinformatics teams;
      • Responsible for managing reporting, communication, and addressing questions that are generated once data is provided;
      • Mentor and train junior Project Management staff;
      • Assist with internal operations and act as a point person for the Project Management team (e.g. finance closeout, bioinformatics stakeholder meetings, etc); and
      • Provide NYGC senior leadership with input on project prioritization, managing backlogs, and key project issues that cross department boundaries.

       

      FLSA status – Exempt

      This position is eligible for relocation assistance.

      This position does not qualify for immigration sponsorship.

      Required Skills

      • PhD degree in Genetics, Cancer Biology, or related field of study required;
      • 5+ years genetics and genomics research experience required and a thorough understanding of next-generation sequencing technologies and computational analyses;
      • 3+ years of project management experience for large, complex scientific programs required;
      • Prior project management experience and knowledge of best practices and tools required, as well as demonstrated professionalism in dealing with a wide range of customers;
      • 3+ years of clinical research and genomic study experience required;
      • Demonstrated excellence in complex clinical research project management required;
      • Strong understanding of regulatory requirements for clinical studies required, including National Institutes of Health, U.S. Food & Drug Administration, and New York State laws, regulations and guidelines;
      • Ability to present work confidently to NYGC’s cancer leadership and at external meetings required;
      • Excellent verbal, written, interpersonal and presentation skills required;
      • Motivated individual with ability to efficiently multitask, work under pressure, handle interruptions and meet deadlines;
      • Experience working with colleagues of various backgrounds (e.g. software engineering, genome science, and IT) to achieve one’s own goals;
      • Strong organizational and time management skills, with an emphasis on accuracy and attention to detail;
      • Ability to identify and solve problems, analyze data and implement/troubleshoot solutions required;
      • A self-directed individual who is capable of taking initiative and assuming responsibility;
      • Ability to work both independently and in a complex team environment required;
      • Expertise and experience in oncology highly preferred; and,
      • Experience in large scale projects that involve consortia and genomic technologies highly preferred.

      Job Location

      New York, New York, United States

      Position Type

      Full-Time/Regular

       

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      Scientific Collaboration Manager, Oncology

      About the New York Genome Center

      The New York Genome Center (NYGC) is an independent, nonprofit, academic research organization dedicated to advancing genomic research. NYGC scientists and staff are furthering new approaches to diagnosing and treating neurological diseases and cancer through their unique capabilities in whole genome sequencing, RNA sequencing, state-of-the art analytics, and the development of genomic tools. NYGC concentrates specifically on disease-based research in the following areas: neuropsychiatric disease (autism, schizophrenia, bipolar); neurodegenerative disease (ALS, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Huntington’s), and cancer.

      Located in Lower Manhattan, the New York Genome Center was founded by and remains closely affiliated with twelve leading academic medical centers and research universities in the New York region and beyond, engaging in research projects with and for these institutions. Essential to our collaborative work is an outstanding faculty, whose members typically hold a joint appointment at NYGC and a partner university. They support our scientific mission by conducting independent research in areas of mutual interest to us and the wider scientific community.

      As part of the ongoing collaborative cancer research effort organized by NYGC, leaders of the New York City cancer research community have joined together to harness the City’s strengths – its diverse population, its vast number of residents, and its outstanding academic medical institutions – to advance cancer genomics and its practice in cancer care. The vision of this project, called Polyethnic-1000, is to improve outcomes for cancer patients of multiple ethnicities, including those who lack access to the most recent advances in medical science, by bringing the new genomic methods that are transforming all aspects of oncology to patient populations that are generally under-represented in research and hence deprived of the benefits of scientific progress. Polyethnic-1000 will establish a framework to enhance interactions among our region’s academic and community health centers to advance cancer genomics and enable, improve and widen the use of genomics for all, especially currently underserved ethnic minority populations.

      The New York Genome Center is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, creed, color, gender, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic predisposition or carrier status, protected veteran or military status, domestic violence victim status, partnership status, caregiver status, alienage or citizenship status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. The New York Genome Center takes affirmative action in support of its policy to hire and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

       

      Position Description

      The Scientific Collaboration Manager will manage large, complex and/or highly visible cancer projects that are strategically important to NYGC and coordinate scientific collaborations, including, in particular, the Polyethnic-1000 study. This includes both operational and scientific support across the full range of sequencing research projects that NYGC  is pursuing with academic and industry partners . The Scientific Collaboration Manager will also provide key support and leadership in two strategically important working groups at NYGC: the Genome Center Cancer Group (GCCG) and Computational Cancer Group (CCG).

      The Scientific Collaboration Manager will report to the Director, Sequencing Operations. For the Polyethnic-1000 study, the Scientific Collaboration Manager will coordinate a cross-functional inter-institutional team of scientific and administrative staff to coordinate and manage the study-related activities, and liaise with teams at participating sites. Additionally, the Scientific Collaboration Manager will work with the internal Project Management staff (one Assistant Project Manager and one Clinical Research Coordinator) to manage and oversee other cancer projects and collaborations ongoing at NYGC. The Scientific Collaboration Manager will be responsible for the workflow and processes that are critical to the success of projects in this disease-area program, including working group support, grant and protocol development and oversight, and budget management.

       

      Key Responsibilities

      Polyethnic-1000 study

      • Responsible for planning the Polyethnic-1000 study phases, in conjunction with the Principal Investigator(s) (PIs) and GCCG leadership, including preparing accurate, feasible and comprehensive timelines, budget, metrics and deliverables; developing a master protocol, quality standards and metrics; and overseeing the development of a data analysis and sharing plan;
      • Manages the development and implementation of a master collaboration agreement among members of the Polyethnic-1000 consortium, working with NYGC’s legal and administrative staff;
      • Responsible for developing a site, patient and sample sourcing strategy, in conjunction with the PI(s), reviewing site feasibility, performing enrollment forecasts, and developing targets for sample collection from area partners with underserved patients;
      • Support the PI(s) and GCCG leadership as required with communication across the consortium; and, in developing and maintaining strong relationships with academic investigators and clinicians at partner and community hospitals;
      • Provide support to the Clinical Research Coordinator on activities such as:
        • writing the Polyethnic-1000 multi-site master protocol, in conjunction with the PI(s), consulting other internal teams to ensure that it is robust and accurate;
        • quality control of specimen procurement;
        • training community hospital staff in the protocol, including consent and sample collection to ensure quality and data integrity;
        • writing SOPs, workflows and study documentation in line with the IRB to facilitate patient sample collection and processing, and other project processes;
      • Accountable for providing metrics for project oversight;
      • Responsible for drafting funding progress reports, as required by funders, with oversight, final review and submission by NYGC’s Development team; and,
      • Provide NYGC’s senior leadership regular reporting on Polyethnic-1000 progress, input on project prioritization, plans of action for managing backlogs, and involve leadership in key project decision-making where there could be institutional impact.


      Scientific Collaboration Management

      • Lead project management of other cancer projects with NYGC’s academic and industry partners, guiding scientific discussion and project direction in close coordination with NYGC’s cancer leadership:
        • Accountable and responsible for ensuring adherence to deliverables, timelines, quality standards, key metrics and cost;
        • Responsible for identifying project issues by reviewing and monitoring emerging data, and working with the PI(s) and/or internal partners to develop sound, strategic solutions;
        • Responsible for creating and maintaining IRB protocols for grants, in consultation with the PI(s);
        • Accountable for project budget oversight, tracking and adherence;
      • Act as point person for large, collaborative projects and grant applications, including cross-functional planning;
      • Identify and characterize complex issues in project planning and design, and implement solutions with minimal supervision;
      • Support NYGC’s scientific leadership and project PIs with communication across consortiums, scientific and operational team members, key opinion holders, and other partners to ensure project success and the development and maintenance of strong collaborative relationships in the community;
      • Responsible for agenda setting, meeting documentation, and action item follow-up for all relevant scientific working groups;
      • Define, standardize, generate, and deliver reports (routinely and ad hoc) for key external and internal stakeholders, including NYGC leadership and grant management reporting;
      • Support NYGC’s Software Engineering team in making data publically available for use by academia and industry; and,
      • Responsible for coordinating the development of presentations and peer-reviewed publications in collaboration with the PI(s) and other team members, to communicate study data results internally and externally. 

       

      General Project Management

      • Function as a senior member in the Project Management team, being able to accurately perform the following:
        • generating and submitting quotes for internal project tracking;
        • coordinating with lab management to plan incoming sample submissions and timelines for sample preparation and sequencing;
        • reviewing sequencing run and data QC statistics;
        • delivering data accurately and on time;
        • reporting deliveries to finance for invoicing;
      • Responsible for coordinating troubleshooting of sample preparation, sequencing and data analysis with the laboratory and bioinformatics teams;
      • Responsible for managing reporting, communication, and addressing questions that are generated once data is provided;
      • Mentor and train junior Project Management staff;
      • Assist with internal operations and act as a point person for the Project Management team (e.g. finance closeout, bioinformatics stakeholder meetings, etc); and
      • Provide NYGC senior leadership with input on project prioritization, managing backlogs, and key project issues that cross department boundaries.

       

      FLSA status – Exempt

      This position is eligible for relocation assistance.

      This position does not qualify for immigration sponsorship.

      Required Skills

      • PhD degree in Genetics, Cancer Biology, or related field of study required;
      • 5+ years genetics and genomics research experience required and a thorough understanding of next-generation sequencing technologies and computational analyses;
      • 3+ years of project management experience for large, complex scientific programs required;
      • Prior project management experience and knowledge of best practices and tools required, as well as demonstrated professionalism in dealing with a wide range of customers;
      • 3+ years of clinical research and genomic study experience required;
      • Demonstrated excellence in complex clinical research project management required;
      • Strong understanding of regulatory requirements for clinical studies required, including National Institutes of Health, U.S. Food & Drug Administration, and New York State laws, regulations and guidelines;
      • Ability to present work confidently to NYGC’s cancer leadership and at external meetings required;
      • Excellent verbal, written, interpersonal and presentation skills required;
      • Motivated individual with ability to efficiently multitask, work under pressure, handle interruptions and meet deadlines;
      • Experience working with colleagues of various backgrounds (e.g. software engineering, genome science, and IT) to achieve one’s own goals;
      • Strong organizational and time management skills, with an emphasis on accuracy and attention to detail;
      • Ability to identify and solve problems, analyze data and implement/troubleshoot solutions required;
      • A self-directed individual who is capable of taking initiative and assuming responsibility;
      • Ability to work both independently and in a complex team environment required;
      • Expertise and experience in oncology highly preferred; and,
      • Experience in large scale projects that involve consortia and genomic technologies highly preferred.


      Job Location

      New York, New York, United States

      Position Type

      Full-Time/Regular

       

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  • Software Engineering

    Our Software Engineers develop cutting edge tools to drive the services at NYGC. This team works closely with bioinformatics, sequencing lab, scientists, program management, and more to develop scientific applications for high-volume data processing, analysis and management.
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      Software Engineer II

       

      About the New York Genome Center

      The New York Genome Center (NYGC) is an independent, nonprofit, academic research organization dedicated to advancing genomic research. NYGC scientists and staff are furthering new approaches to diagnosing and treating neurological diseases and cancer through their unique capabilities in whole genome sequencing, RNA sequencing, state-of-the art analytics, and the development of genomic tools. NYGC concentrates specifically on disease-based research in the following areas: neuropsychiatric disease (autism, schizophrenia, bipolar); neurodegenerative disease (ALS, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Huntington’s), and cancer.

      Located in Lower Manhattan, the New York Genome Center was founded by and remains closely affiliated with twelve leading academic medical centers and research universities in the New York region and beyond, engaging in research projects with and for these institutions. Essential to our collaborative work is an outstanding faculty, whose members typically hold a joint appointment at NYGC and a partner university. They support our scientific mission by conducting independent research in areas of mutual interest to us and the wider scientific community.

      The New York Genome Center is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, creed, color, gender, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic predisposition or carrier status, protected veteran or military status, domestic violence victim status, partnership status, caregiver status, alienage or citizenship status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. The New York Genome Center takes affirmative action in support of its policy to hire and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

       

      Position Description

      The New York Genome Center is looking for a software engineer to power our next generation of clinical processing and data.  As an engineer at NYGC, you will be responsible for writing software that follows industry best practices.  You will write extensible, unit-tested software that adheres to the DRY (don’t repeat yourself) principles in a teamwork environment. Software Engineers are direct contributors to the critical applications that NYGC requires to grow, including clinical data management, automation, data transport/lifecycle, and more. You are a strong contributor working with project leads on requirements and feature design, and then driving those plans through implementation, testing, and deployment.

      The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

       

      Responsibilities

      Including but not limited to, the following:

      – Implement features in object-oriented Python 3 applications for complicated problems and workflows;

      – Assist with software design and estimates;

      – Add functionality to existing Python REST APIs in Flask and create new APIs that fulfill business goals; and,

      – Engage in unit testing, integration testing, and validation testing for your software solutions.

       

      Required Skills

      -BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field;

      – 2+ years related experience; master’s degree plus 1+ years related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience;

      – Excellent skills in programming extensible object-oriented software solutions using Python 3;

      – Functional familiarity with common open source database systems such as PostgreSQL;

      – Experience writing effective tests for your software;

      – Successful both as an independent contributor and in small teams;

      – Experience with common source control systems such as Git;

      – Excellent written and verbal communication skills;

      – Comfortable working in an issue-tracking system (e.g. JIRA).

       

      Preferred skills

      – Experience with design and implementation of REST APIs, knowledge regarding the different REST-ish approaches;

      – Experience working with legacy code;

      – Experience in estimating components and features;

      – Experience with containers work patterns and administration;

      – Experience with HIPAA regulations; and

      – Familiarity with application security best practices.

       

      Competencies

      • Job Mastery– Knowledgeable of current role and technical skills, and the impact it has on the Center.
      • Continuous Learning– Strives to expand the depth and breadth of technical and professional skills.
      • Collaborative– Encourages participation from team members and works effectively with all levels.
      • Credible– Works with a high level of integrity.
      • Communicative– Actively listens to others and uses good judgement as to what to communicate to whom; provides feedback.
      • Focused – Utilizes efficient and effective processes.
      • Adaptable– Demonstrate flexibility with changing priorities.
      • Innovative– Develops new insights and pursues improvements.
      • Takes Ownership– Prioritizes tasks, manages time and delivers on commitments.

       

      FLSA Status – Exempt

      This position is eligible for visa sponsorship and relocation assistance.

       

      Job Location

      New York, New York, United States

       

      Position Type

      Full-Time/Regular

       

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      Principal Software Engineer

      Job Description

      The New York Genome Center (NYGC) is an independent, nonprofit, academic research organization dedicated to advancing genomic research. NYGC scientists and staff are furthering new approaches to diagnosing and treating neurological diseases and cancer through their unique capabilities in whole genome sequencing, RNA sequencing, state-of-the art analytics, and the development of genomic tools. NYGC concentrates specifically on disease-based research in the following areas: neuropsychiatric disease (autism, schizophrenia, bipolar); neurodegenerative disease (ALS, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Huntington’s), and cancer.

      Located in Lower Manhattan, the New York Genome Center was founded by and remains closely affiliated with twelve leading academic medical centers and research universities in the New York region and beyond, engaging in research projects with and for these institutions. Essential to our collaborative work is an outstanding faculty, whose members typically hold a joint appointment at NYGC and a partner university. They support our scientific mission by conducting independent research in areas of mutual interest to us and the wider scientific community.

      The New York Genome Center is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, creed, color, gender, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic predisposition or carrier status, protected veteran or military status, domestic violence victim status, partnership status, caregiver status, alienage or citizenship status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. The New York Genome Center takes affirmative action in support of its policy to hire and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities

       

      Position Description

      The New York Genome Center is looking for a detail-oriented software engineer to lead our next generation of data processing and pipelining tools.  As an engineer at NYGC, you will be responsible for writing software that follows industry best practices.  You will write extensible, unit-tested software that adheres to the DRY (don’t repeat yourself) principles in a teamwork environment. Principle Software Engineers are project leads, expected to operate under minimal supervision, working under the direction of the technical lead and collaborating with other NYGC software project leads. This includes requirements gathering, planning, setting milestones, and driving the project through to completion. It also entails directing the progress and work patterns of junior engineers and making individual code progress.

       

      The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

       

      Responsibilities

      Including but not limited to, the following:

      • Design and implement software solutions from scratch in object-oriented Python 3 for complicated problems and workflows;
      • Create and analyze existing requirements documents and communicate proposed solutions with team members;
      • Add functionality to existing Python REST APIs in Flask and create new APIs that fulfill business goals; and,
      • Engage in unit testing, integration testing, and validation testing for your software solutions.

       

      Required Skills

      • BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field;
      • 12+ years related experience; master’s degree plus 10+ years related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience;
      • Excellent skills in programming extensible object-oriented software solutions using Python 3;
      • Functional familiarity with common open source database systems such as PostgreSQL;
      • Professional work experience with more than one programming language;
      • Experience implementing a software solution from scratch;
      • Experience working with legacy code;
      • Experience writing effective tests for your software;
      • Successful both as an independent contributor and in small teams;
      • Experience directing up to two junior engineers in implementation and maintenance;
      • Experience with common source control systems such as Git;
      • Experience in estimating components and features;
      • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
      • Comfortable learning a new domain in a short amount of time; and,
      • Comfortable working in an issue-tracking system (e.g. JIRA).

       

      Preferred skills

      • Experience with designing and administering role and permission management systems;
      • Experience with design and implementation of REST APIs, knowledge regarding the different REST-ish approaches;
      • Experience working successfully with contractors;
      • Experience with containers work patterns and administration;
      • Experience with applications involving Clinical data;
      • Experience with HIPAA regulations;
      • Familiarity with application security best practices; and,
      • Familiarity with encryption best cost-effective practices.

       

      FLSA Status – Exempt

       

       

      Job Location

      New York, New York, United States

      Position Type

      Full-Time/Regular

       

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