Project Intern

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7111515 (Ref.No. 13219-en_US)
Posted: September 23, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The Integrative Physiology Department at Baylor College of Medicine is seeking a Project Intern. This position requires developing machine learning algorithms for single-cell genomics and GWAS (genomewide association studies) data. The PI will identify the specific datasets and machine learning algorithms and the intern will implement the algorithms in Python and fit them on the datasets in our cluster computers. The position will offer great exposure to genomic data science and advanced machine learning. The intern will have authorship in any publication resulting from these studies. The position requires previous programming experience in Python.

Job Duties

  • Implements machine learning algorithms in Python using standard libraries such as numpy, scikit-learn, and TensorFlow (or PyTorch).
  • Downloads and processes genomics (GWAS and single-cell genomics) data for training the models.
  • Documents the results and reviews the codes weekly with the PI.
  • Participates in manuscript writing.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be a High School or College Student (undergraduate or graduate).
  • No experience required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in Python programming.
  • Experience with Numpy, Scikit-Learn, TensorFlow (or PyTorch) strongly preferred.



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Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.



Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.