We are seeking a highly motivated Computational Biologist to help run early-stage biomarker discovery. The position will have a major public health impact: you will see your in silico work translated to a clinical product. This is a fantastic opportunity to get in on the ground floor of a rapidly growing biotech startup.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Execute and document the development of diagnostic biomarkers and algorithms using large gene expression datasets (microarray, RNAseq/NGS, PCR), under direction of senior scientists.
  • Keep a detailed research log and summarize work in research reports and presentations.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • MS degree or equivalent work experience in computational biology, bioinformatics, computer science, statistics, or related field(s).
  • 3-5 years’ experience in biotechnology industry or academic research setting.
  • Proficiency with R and/or python, and Linux operating system
  • Familiarity with biological data repositories such as GEO and TCGA.
  • Experience building machine learning models

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Prior work with microarray/RNAseq data, and/or biomarker development, is a plus.
  • Very strong analytical and problem-solving skills; organized and efficient.
  • Proven interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills; excellent time management skills.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, evolving environment; able to manage competing priorities.

SALARY AND CLASSIFICATION:

  • Classification: Full-time position.
  • Compensation: Competitive and commensurate with experience; includes equity package.
  • Benefits: Medical, dental, and vision; 401(k) and more.

HOW TO APPLY:

  • Please forward a cover letter and resume to jobs [at] inflammatix.com