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Computational Biologist in Cambridge, MA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 12/3/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Cambridge, MA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    12/3/2018
  • Job ID:
    914439

Job Description


Computational Biologist, 914439
 

Job Scope & Purpose:

Our Cambridge based client focused on Gene Therapy is seeking a computational biologist to expand their capabilities in chromatin research and application of genomic techniques to support drug discovery and clinical development. Solid team, which is well established within the epigenetic space with proven leaders at the helm. Apply now to learn more!

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with scientists in discovery, pre-clinical, and translational programs to design experiments and analyses to further our drug development efforts.
  • Analyze genomic data, including ChIP-seq, RNA-seq, DNA-seq, with the aims of refining target hypotheses, identifying biomarkers, supporting mechanism of action studies, and determining the best clinical contexts for our therapeutic compounds.
  • Support new target identification through data mining and analyses of internal and publicly available functional screening datasets.
  • Provide statistical support to scientists.
  • Expand our platform of omics and other data to allow informed analyses and visualization.

Primary Job Requirements:

  • Ph.D. degree or M.S. degree plus substantial work experience in bioinformatics, statistical, computational, biological or other relevant science.
  • Experience with NGS experiment design and data analyses, including biological functional analysis of expression data.
  • Proficiency with R and Bioconductor, Perl, version control, common bioinformatics tools, Linux. Knowledge of cloud computing and modern software development.
  • Familiarity with database design and implementation for storage and transfer of public and internal omics datasets.
  • Experience in immuno-oncology and/or chromatin biology/epigenetics is desirable.
  • Experience bringing biomarkers from preclinical discovery through clinical validation and use is highly desirable.

About Stratacuity: 

Whether you are seeking a career change or simply interested in becoming part of our network, you will appreciate the ethics guiding each Stratacuity team member. We build lasting relationships with exceptional biopharmaceutical talent and take great care to protect your personal information. Upon receiving your inquiry, you may be directly contacted by a Stratacuity team member to discuss your career goals. We will not share your information with anyone without your direct prior consent.

PROVEN SCIENTIFIC PLACEMENT™ 

Stratacuity is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stratacuity will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact us at info@stratacuity.com or 877-787-2821.

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EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178.




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