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Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Data Scientist II - Bone Marrow Transplant and Cellular Therapies   

New York, NY

Company Overview

The people of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) are united by a singular mission: ending cancer for life. Our specialized care teams provide personalized, compassionate, expert care to patients of all ages. Informed by basic research done at our Sloan Kettering Institute, scientists across MSK collaborate to conduct innovative translational and clinical research that is driving a revolution in our understanding of cancer as a disease and improving the ability to prevent, diagnose, and treat it. MSK is dedicated to training the next generation of scientists and clinicians, who go on to pursue our mission at MSK and around the globe. 


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Job Description

Are you passionate about unraveling the complexities of cancer treatment? Join our dynamic team at MSK Adult BMT Service, contributing to impactful translational research as a Lead Data Scientist. We're seeking an analytical mind to spearhead the strategic analysis of meta-clinical data and drive our understanding of cellular therapy success and failure. In this role, you will collaborate with senior leaders, clinicians, and front-line staff to provide critical data insights to improve patient outcomes. Make a difference every day by contributing to the fight and cure against cancer and being a part of a world-renowned institution shaping the future of cancer treatment. 

You Will: 

  • Serve as an analytical thought partner to a team of clinicians. 
  • Work across all levels of the business, establishing collaborative relationships.
  • Become deeply proficient in operational processes and needs.
  • Be responsible for problem framing, data collection, and validation, exploratory analysis, statistical modeling, visualization, synthesis, communication, and implementation.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert and mentor. 


Sample Project: Database Automation and Accessibility


Objective: Automate data extraction from the existing Bone Marrow Transplant (BMT) database, ensuring data quality assurance (QA), and establish accessible data pipelines for operational and research purposes.  


Approach: Develop and implement automated processes for data extraction, perform rigorous QA procedures, and create accessible data formats to facilitate both operational and research-oriented usage.  


Outcome: Improve data accessibility and streamlined data generation pipelines, enabling seamless utilization for operational requirements, and accelerating research endeavors.  


You Have:  

  • 5+years of experience using analytics and data science to impact key business decisions in partnership with non-technical stakeholders
  • Deeply comfortable with relational databases and SQL. Built reproducible analyses using R, Python, or a similar language. Also, proficient in data visualization and creating dashboards using Tableau or a similar tool. 
  • The ability to be a storyteller, synthesize knowledge from various sources, communicate complex topics to non-technical audiences, and provide 
  • Curiosity and self-motivation, thrives when working autonomously.  
  • The Ability to devise innovative analytic approaches for unconventional research problems. 
  • Superb communication skills  

Nice to Have 

  • 2+ years of real-world data experience
  • Experience in healthcare data or natural language processing is advantageous. 
  • Knowledge of stem cell transplant or cell therapy.  


#LI-HYBRID - Please note this is a hybrid role that requires flexibility to be onsite as needed. Location: 530 East 74th (Koch)   


Are you ready to learn more about our Benefits?  


Pay Range: $106,500.00-$170,400.00


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MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.  


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Client-provided location(s): New York, NY, USA
Job ID: 428274368
Employment Type: Other

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • FSA With Employer Contribution
    • HSA With Employer Contribution
    • Mental Health Benefits
  • Parental Benefits

    • Fertility Benefits
    • Adoption Assistance Program
    • Family Support Resources
    • On-site/Nearby Childcare
  • Work Flexibility

    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Commuter Benefits Program
    • Snacks
    • Company Outings
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Paid Vacation
    • Personal/Sick Days
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K)
  • Professional Development

    • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Employee Resource Groups (ERG)
    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program

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