Sr. Computational Biologist

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Senior/Director & VP, Biological Sciences, Molecular Biology
  3. United States
Daly City, USA
Posting date: 05 Apr 2021

Proclinical is currently recruiting for a Senior Computational Biologist for a leading biotechnology company located in Daly City, CA. As the Sr. Computational Biologist, you will help build and expand our client's computational biology discovery platform. The successful candidate will join a team of data scientists, computational biologists, bench scientists, and automation engineers to mobilize genetics and functional genomics data towards the discovery of new therapeutic targets and drugs.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Become an integral member of our target and drug discovery teams, helping to move programs from concept to the clinic
  • Help design and interpret functional genomics and computational biology experiments, often integrating data from genetics and external sources
  • Work with the Human Genetics, Functional Genomics, Stem Cell and Drug Discovery departments to design and implement cutting-edge analysis and visualization tools and production-quality bioinformatics pipelines
  • Communicate data and scientific results to both internal and external audiences, advise on analytical and statistical best practices, and contribute to open-source and collaborative projects
  • Propose new approaches and methods using your computational biology expertise, elevating our ability to break barriers in target discovery

Skills and Requirements:

  • Advanced degree (or equivalent experience) in computational biology, bioinformatics, statistics, or other scientific field that has relevance to high-dimensional biological data; 2+ years' experience (industry or academic) is preferred
  • Demonstrated success developing and applying statistical and computational methods for analyzing and interpreting diverse functional genomics experiments
  • Familiarity with pipelines and best practices for analyzing genomics data and diverse modern applications of sequencing technologies (including various high throughput and single cell applications)
  • Extensive experience in the use of a high-level programming language (particularly R/Bioconductor, or Python/Pandas)
  • A demonstrated ability to understand scientific needs from multiple R&D functions and a drive to bring complex projects to successful conclusion
  • Experience working and communicating with diverse scientific teams; strong data presentation, analytical and visualization skills
  • A highly motivated, proactive and "can-do" disposition

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Jeff Chorpenning at (+1) 628-220-4284 or

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