Senior Researcher- Computational Biology

Last updated 3 days ago
Location:Cambridge, Massachusetts
Job Type:Full Time

Call for Computational Biology/Medicine Researchers at Microsoft Research New England

We are seeking applicants in Microsoft Research New England (Cambridge, MA) for full-time positions in computational biology and medicine. In particular, we are looking for candidates able to bridge computational/statistical thinking and open problems in biology and medicine.

Some areas of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Genomics
  • Proteomics
  • Immunology
  • Metabolomics
  • Gene editing
  • Clinical NLP

Microsoft Research offers an exhilarating and supportive environment for cutting-edge, multidisciplinary research, both theoretical and applied, with access to an extraordinary diversity of big and small data sources, an open publications policy, and close links to top academic institutions. We seek applicants with the passion and ability to craft and pursue an independent research program, including a strong publication record at top research venues.

We are committed to building an inclusive, diverse and pluralistic research environment. In keeping with this, Microsoft Research New England is a place where ALL are able to do their very best work.


As a researcher in MSR, you will define your own research agenda, driving forward an effective program of basic, fundamental, and applied research. In addition to driving your own research agenda, we highly value collaboration and building new ideas with members of the group and others. You have the direct opportunity to realize your ideas in products and services used worldwide.



PhD in computer science, statistics, computational biology, electrical engineering, mathematics, or a related field
Research ability demonstrated by journal and conference publications
Do you have publications in peer-reviewed conferences/journals?

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