Principal Bioinformatics Scientist
Solid Tumor, Chicago
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Remote • Boston, NY, USA • Pryor, OK, USA • Dorchester, Boston, MA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Structures & Algorithms
  • Experience in cancer genetics, immunology, or molecular biology
  • Experience working with next-generation sequencing data
  • Leadership experience in NGS pipeline development in a clinical setting
  • Self-driven and works well in interdisciplinary teams
  • Experience leading and mentoring a team of scientists or software engineers
  • Experience with communicating insights and presenting concepts to a diverse audience
  • Demonstrated programming ability
  • Background in predictive or prognostic algorithm development
  • Strong background in the development of statistical models
  • Design and conduct analysis to improve variant calling, classification and analysis systems
  • Translate insight from model systems into predictors and classifiers of therapeutic response and prognosis in clinical cancer care
  • Collaborate with scientists, and clinicians to design and perform analyses on cancer clinical sequencing data in order to improve quality of care
  • Lead an interdisciplinary group of scientists and engineers to translate research into clinically actionable insights for our clients
  • Develop algorithms used to gain insight into cancer variation through analysis of next generation sequencing data
  • Communicate with outside scientific teams as well as product and bioinformatics leadership
  • Produce high quality and detailed documentation for all projects
Desired Qualifications
  • Must have completed a Ph.D. in Cancer Biology or Molecular Biology related to cancer
  • At least 5 years of post-doc experience
  • Computational skills using Python and/or R

1,001-5,000 employees

Data-driven precision medicine
Company Overview
Tempus is on a mission to provide the necessary tools to usher in an era of precision medicine. The company has built the world's largest library of clinical and molecular data and an operating system to make that information accessible and useful for patients, physicians, and researchers.