Staff Scientist 1 in Bioinformatics


Situation Facts:  

The National Library of Medicine (NLM), National Middle for Biotechnology Facts (NCBI) is recruiting for a Workers Scientist one with shown experience in bioinformatics techniques development. The position is in the Computational Biology Branch (CBB), which is a section of the Intramural Investigate Method (IRP). NLM is 1 of 27 Institutes at the National Institutes of Wellbeing (NIH), section of the Section of Wellbeing and Human Services (DHHS).

This candidate will be accountable for:

  • devising a improved comprehension of the molecular mechanisms of most cancers and other ailments even though establishing new algorithmic and equipment studying (ML) techniques, details integration, and modelling of gene regulation and ailment progression
  • carrying out analysis in the specified place
  • supplying computational aid to the analysis group to produce web-dependent applications and details processing and
  • participating in mentoring junior group customers which include postdoctoral fellows, learners, and postbaccalaureate fellows.


The perfect candidate may perhaps or may perhaps not be a United States citizen and will have to have a doctoral diploma.

We are seeking for an personal with:

  • a Ph.D. in computer system science, bioinformatics, or a equivalent quantitative industry
  • at minimum 5 many years of analysis expertise soon after getting the final diploma, these as postdoctoral analysis and/or equivalent expertise
  • a sturdy observe record in analysis as evidenced by peer-reviewed publications
  • established experience in establishing novel computational techniques in biomedical sciences
  • expertise in doing work with Subsequent Era Sequencing (NGS) and
  • a established ability to do the job both equally independently and as a crew member.

Precedence will be specified to a candidate with experience in superior ML techniques and/or community biology.

As a situation of work, all federal employees will have to be fully vaccinated in opposition to COVID-19 irrespective of the employee’s responsibility locale or do the job arrangement, e.g., telework, remote do the job, and so forth. If chosen, you will have to deliver evidence of vaccination. An formal work offer and continued work is contingent on this necessity. For much more information and facts on this necessity, stop by the Safer Federal Workforce page on vaccines. If you need to have a COVID-19 vaccine, please stop by


This non-competitive appointment in the excepted support is equivalent to a federal entire-time position. Salary will be commensurate with expertise and skills. A entire package of advantages is readily available.

HOW TO Apply:  

Interested men and women really should deliver a copy of their CV and Bibliography with the names of 3 references alongside with a protect letter detailing analysis interests, and proof of engagement in multi-disciplinary collaborative analysis to [email protected]. Remember to consist of the announcement variety, NLM754-2022, in the protect letter. Do not consist of your delivery day, social stability variety (SSN), or private photograph on software materials.

Evaluate of applications will start out on February 2, 2022. Applications will be accepted right until the position is filled.

Motivation TO Diversity AND Equal Employment Opportunity:

NIH NLM encourages the software and nomination of competent females, minorities, and men and women with disabilities. The United States Authorities does not discriminate in work dependent on race, color, faith, sexual intercourse (which include pregnancy and gender identity), nationwide origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital standing, incapacity, genetic information and facts, age, membership in an employee business, retaliation, parental standing, army support, or other non-merit elements. NIH NLM will deliver realistic lodging to candidates with disabilities as ideal. If you involve realistic accommodation in the course of any section of the software and employing process, please notify us.

DHHS, NIH, and NLM are equal prospect companies.