Applied Research Scientist I_Clinical Science

H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center

Tampa, FL

Job posting number: #7079722 (Ref:hlj_31342)

Posted: June 11, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Applied Research Scientist I –


The Padron Lab seeks a highly motivated Applied Research Scientist for developing multi-omics integration approaches and single-cell computational tools for applications in Malignant Hematology. This field is fast-moving with rapidly growing datasets that can unlock the underlying biology of cancer. This position is for someone who is excited about turning these datasets into useable knowledge which can directly lead to improved patient outcomes.


Position Highlights:

  • Apply programming and analytical skills toward understanding hematologic malignancies
  • Work directly with clinical and translational researchers at Moffitt
  • Collaborate with other investigators at the University of Florida and the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology (Germany)

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Has a strong quantitative science background
  • Has programming skills in R/Bioconductor and/or Python
  • Is proficient working in high-performance computing clusters and LINUX scripting
  • Is able to work as part of a multidisciplinary team


  • Develop novel analytics for visualizing and interpreting single-cell omics data.
  • Work directly with basic, translational, and clinical researchers to develop analytic frameworks for analysis of single cell data
  • Evaluate and compare best practices for processing and analyzing different data types

Credentials and Qualifications:

  • Minimum of an M.D. or Ph.D. (or equivalent) in a discipline relevant to epidemiology, biostatistics, psychology, math, internal medicine, machine learning or related field.
  • Postdoctoral experience preferred, but not required.



Mission To create a Moffitt culture of diversity and inclusion as we strive to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer. Vision Moffitt Cancer Center is recognized as the model wherein the diversity of our employees and communities is valued and supported as essential components to contributing to the prevention and cure of cancer. The cancer center is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the cancer center to prohibit unlawful discrimination and harassment of any type and to afford equal employment opportunities to workforce members and applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, disability, genetic information, veteran’s status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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