Bioinformatics Associate I

South San Francisco, California | Contract

Post Date: 10/20/2017 Job ID: 3473 Industry: Research

Our client is a leading biotechnology company that discovers, develops, manufactures and commercializes medicines to treat patients with serious or life-threatening medical conditions. They  are among the world' s leading biotech companies, with multiple products on the market and a promising development pipeline.

 

Summary:
  • Our group is seeking a highly motivated full-time computational biologist contractor to join our team.
  • Our work is at the intersection of multiple disciplines including data science, cancer and molecular biology, statistics, and bioinformatics.
  • An ideal candidate will apply their training to exciting problems in translational cancer genomics.
  • You will be working directly with a diverse team of clinical and research scientists to develop computational analyses to address biological questions utilizing large scale next-generation sequencing datasets.

 

Duties:

  • Support computational analyses of large datasets to explore underlying biology
  • Develop and maintain software of in-house computational tools
  • Contribute to publications in high-quality scientific, technical, and medical journals

 

Qualifications:

  • Masters or Ph.D. in a relevant field (such as computational biology, systems biology, bioinformatics, genomics, statistics, computer science, cancer biology, etc.)
  • Strong programming skills (e.g., R or Python) with familiarity with Unix environment required
  • Experience in high-throughput data analysis, visualization, and interpretation
  • Post-graduate
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