Staff Scientist - Computational biology

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Job Description

The Cancer Data Science Laboratory (CDSL), Center for Cancer Research (CCR), National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institute of Health (NIH) invites applications for a Staff Scientist to lead the laboratory's analysis of cancer multi-omics data.  You will be expected to lead the analysis of cancer multi-omics data, including genomic, transcriptomic, epigenomic, and proteomic data; develop and implement computational pipelines for the integration and analysis of multi-omics data; and develop and apply machine learning algorithms and statistical models for the analysis of multi-omics data.  You will also communicate results to our internal and external collaborators through presentations, publications, and other forms of communication.  This is a key leadership position in the Eytan Ruppin laboratory, located on the main NIH campus in Bethesda, Maryland and consisting of highly collaborative researchers.

Qualifications and Job Details

Degree Required
Ph.D. or equivalent
Job Location
Appointment Type
Government Position (Salary commensurate with experience)
Work Schedule
US Citizenship not required - (ie, permanent resident, visa)

Required and Preferred Skills

Required Skills

Must have a background in machine learning, deep learning and image processing and a strong publication record in the latter fields.

Preferred Skills

Background in the study and analysis of cancer mutli-omics data.

About the NCI Center for Cancer Research

The Center for Cancer Research (CCR) is home to nearly 250 basic and clinical research groups located on two campuses just outside of Washington, D.C. CCR is part of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and makes up the largest component of the research effort at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Centrally supported by long-term funding and a culture of complete intellectual freedom, CCR scientists are able to pursue the most important and challenging problems in cancer research. We collaborate with academic and commercial partners and advocacy groups across the world in efforts to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer and HIV/AIDS. The CCR research portfolio covers the full spectrum of biological and biomedical research. Our work ranges from basic to translational and clinical, and our clinical trials are conducted in the NIH Clinical Center, the world’s largest hospital dedicated to clinical research that offers a robust infrastructure to support CCR’s patients on an estimated 250 open studies. The success of CCR is grounded in an exceptionally strong discovery research program that provides the foundation for the seamless translation of insights from bench to bedside. Read more about CCR, the benefits of working at CCR and hear from our staff on their CCR experiences.


Bethesda is one of the most highly educated communities in the United States and has a nationally renowned school system. The city is a thriving suburban center close to Washington, D.C., and home to many restaurants, retailers and a flourishing arts and entertainment district.

How to Apply
  • CV/Resume
  • Statement of Research Goals
  • Cover Letter
  • Summary of Research Experience
Contact Information
Contact Name
Eytan Ruppin
E-mail Address
DHHS, NIH and NCI are equal opportunity employers. The NCI and CCR are deeply committed to diversity of thought, equity and inclusion and encourage applications from qualified women, underrepresented minorities and individuals with disabilities.