We have an open position for a new lab coordinator. Ads are running at Nature and elsewhere. Our LC is our point of contact for everything administrative that makes the lab run smoothly, including responsibility for our financial accounting/purchasing with both HHMI's and Harvard's systems, tracking our funding, managing our travel planning, and coordinating the … Continue reading open position: lab coordinator
I'm starting to plan a new Harvard course that'll be called Biological Data Analysis. Biology is going through a culture change. It's suddenly become a data-rich, computational analysis-heavy science. Are we going to outsource data analysis to bioinformaticians and data science specialists, or are biologists going to analyze their own data? There's always advantages to … Continue reading Biological Data Analysis
The lab's growing - the new space opened in November - and we're starting to get settled in. Now we're looking for a scientific software engineer and a web portal engineer to join the group. The scientific software engineer will play key roles in the HMMER and Infernal projects, including optimization, parallelization, automated testing, and … Continue reading Open software/web engineer positions
Without getting into identifiable details, here's what's happening so far in a search I'm co-chairing for the Harvard FAS Center for Systems Biology, together with Sharad Ramanathan, with some thoughts on how this process works. We got 182 applications. The applicants are remarkably strong, which is great. I thought that in an open application process … Continue reading Our faculty search so far
Construction on the new laboratory here at Harvard is starting to look like it might actually get done. They're projecting our move-in date to be the first week of November. I've been meeting with prospective rotation students and postdoc candidates, even though we still have no place to put anyone or anything. It feels like … Continue reading New positions opening in the group
hmmer.org is moving off of Janelia tonight, into the great cloud. You may see some flakiness as DNS nameservers update.
Harvard's FAS Center for Systems Biology has opened a search for a new tenure-track faculty member at the assistant professor level. Sharad Ramanathan and I are the co-chairs for the search committee. From the ad: The Center emphasizes quantitative approaches to fundamental problems in biology. It aims to foster interactions across disciplinary boundaries, housing faculty … Continue reading Open faculty position in Harvard FAS Systems Biology