Computational Biologist – Boston Children’s Hospital, USA

Postdoctoral Position in USA

Computational Biologist: Boston Children’s Hospital seeks a motivated Computational Biologist to join the Sampson Lab, focused on understanding the molecular basis of nephrotic syndrome. This role involves integrating genomics data with other molecular and clinical datasets to advance our understanding of the disease. The successful candidate will join a vibrant, multidisciplinary team and contribute to genomic discovery efforts, personalized diagnosis, and collaborative research projects.

Computational Biologist – Nephrotic Syndrome Research

Designation: Computational Biologist

Research Area: Nephrotic Syndrome Research

Location: Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston


  • MS in genetics/genomics, biocomputing/bioinformatics, statistics, or related field
  • Minimum 2 years of prior technical experience
  • Experience in human genetics/genomics, variant calling, rare diseases, single-cell approaches
  • Programming skills in UNIX, R, and/or Python
  • Familiarity with high-performance and/or cloud computing
  • Evidence of prior publication(s) and conference/oral presentations
  • Strong collaborative and communication skills

Job Description: The Computational Biologist will be responsible for:

  • Designing, troubleshooting, and analyzing diverse genomic discovery efforts using genomic and phenotypic data
  • Leading investigations into personalized genomic diagnosis for children with proteinuric kidney disease
  • Communication with external collaborators and contributions to manuscripts, grants, and presentations
  • Independent decision-making regarding genomic study design, analysis, and statistical approaches

How to Apply: Interested candidates should submit the following documents to the Sampson Lab:

  1. Resume or CV detailing relevant experience and qualifications
  2. Cover letter expressing interest in the position and relevant skills
  3. Contact information for three references

Please email your application to [insert email address] with the subject line “Computational Biologist Application – [Your Name]”.

Last Date for Apply: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Early application is encouraged.



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