Friday, February 17, 2012

Dow AgroSciences - Computational Biologist (Indianapolis, IN)


Computational Biologist InternDow AgroSciences

Posted: Feb 04, 2012
ID723215DIVISIONHuman Resources
POSITION TYPEInternshipAVAILABLE FOR CDIP CREDITno
NUMBER OF OPENINGS1APPROXIMATE HOURS PER WEEK40
DURATIONsummerCOMPENSATION'paid'
QUALIFICATIONSsee descriptionCONTACTJason M Kilgore
DESIRED CLASS LEVEL(S)Graduate
DESCRIPTION
Dow AgroSciences LLC, based in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, is a top-tier agricultural company that combines the power of science and technology with the "Human Element" to constantly improve what is essential to human progress. Dow AgroSciences provides innovative technologies for crop protection, pest and vegetation management, seeds, traits, and agricultural biotechnology to serve the world's growing population. Global sales for Dow AgroSciences, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company, are $5.6 billion.

Dow AgroSciences seeks a summer intern pursuing a Masters or Ph.D. in computational biology, computer science, bioinformatics, engineering or a closely related field. The successful candidate will work closely with scientists from the R&D Data Analysis group. Key job responsibilities will the implementation and deployment of a data manipulation, mining and visualization tool to support scientists’ ability to address key biological questions.

Expert computer programming and implementation skills are required. Experience with deploying computational tools as well as working with large biological datasets and bioinformatics tools such as Cytoscape is highly desirable. Strong communication skills are essential.

Applications will be accepted until suitable candidates are found. No applications will be accepted after February 20, 2012. The position is located in Indianapolis, IN, USA.

You can watch a YouTube video about Dow AgroSciences at:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-WMEjMNRgz4

You can find out more information about Dow AgroSciences and the Dow Chemical Company at our websites:
http://www.dowagro.com/homepage/
and
http://www.dow.com/about/aboutdow/about.htm
JOB FUNCTION
Analysis/Statistics, Research, Research & Development
LOCATION
Indianapolis
Indiana
United States
DESIRED MAJOR(S)
Arts & Sciences, College of/Natural Sciences/Mathematics, Arts & Sciences, College of/Natural Sciences/Mathematics & Computer Science, Arts & Sciences, College of/Graduate Majors/Natural Sciences/Computer & Information Science
CONTACT INFORMATION
Dow AgroSciences LLC
9330 Zionsville Road
Indianapolis, IN 46268

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