Computational Biologist

San Francisco, California
US$100000 - US$140000 per year + stock

COMPUTATIONAL BIOLOGIST

$100,000-$140,000 + BENEFITS

SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA

Do you want to have a positive impact on how our bodies age as a Computational Biologist? You could help all humans age as healthy as possible through your experience with NGS, proteomics, transcriptomics, and RNA sequencing analysis. You could be impacting the lives of people all over the world and ensuring that health and longevity is are a right for all people.

THE COMPANY:

As a Computation Biology, you will be working alongside a small group of brilliantly driven individuals who are dedicated to keeping health a priority as we age. Through novel research and development, this startup is on its way to finding the fountain of youth.

THE ROLE:

As a Computational Biologist, you will be working with large multi-omic data sets and establishing the groundwork alongside other scientists. Your experience working with large data sets will help people live longer, healthier lives.

  • Develop pipelines using R or Python from the ground up and see projects all the way through
  • Work with proteomic, transcriptomic, and RNA sequencing data
  • Critically think about which questions are needed to be answered and determining the best way to solve them with the incorporation of machine learning
  • Communicate both written and verbally and be able to effectively present to internal and external parties in both a systems biology and analytic way to other teams

YOUR SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • PhD in computational biology or a relevant field
  • Extensive experience working with large NGS, RNA sequencing, proteomic, transcriptomic, data sets
  • Proven experience in R, Python, AWS, and Machine Learning
  • Effective verbal and written communicator with presentation skills

BENEFITS:

As a Computational Biologist, you will receive:

  • $100,000-$140,000 base salary
  • Comprehensive health, vision, and dental plans
  • Ability to grow and influence company direction, and more!

HOW TO APPLY:

Please register your interest by sending your resume to Mat Quigley via the Apply link on this page.

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