Vesalius : Computational Biologist

Updated on 6/13/2024

Flagship Pioneering

Flagship Pioneering

501-1,000 employees

Biotechnology firm creating health and sustainability solutions

Venture Capital


Cambridge, MA, USA

Required Skills
Data Structures & Algorithms
  • PhD in Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Computer Science, Computational Biology, Genetics, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics or related discipline
  • 2-3 years post PhD experience applying quantitative approaches to solve biological problems
  • Knowledge and experience of single-cell transcriptomic data and analyses
  • Strong knowledge of applied statistics and machine learning
  • Strong statistical and scripting programming skills (Python/R/etc.)
  • Knowledge of molecular biology, neuroscience experience a plus
  • Experience integrating genomic data with human genetic data
  • Demonstrated proficiency in a relevant programming language (R, Python, etc.)
  • Experience developing novel models, algorithms, or software implementations
  • Demonstrated experience in design and interpretation of biological experiments
  • Exceptional communication skills (oral and written)
  • Ability to work independently and in highly matrixed teams
  • Continuous learning and quick adaptation to new information
  • Computational analysis of large, complex, single cell genomics datasets
  • Deliver testable hypotheses/insights from high-dimensional data
  • Link results between internal and public data
  • Identify and validate approaches to improve hypothesis generation
  • Maintain awareness of emerging methods in computational biology
  • Provide bioinformatics support to project teams
  • Design and analyze genomics datasets
  • Reporting results to scientific team and management

Flagship Pioneering fosters a culture of groundbreaking advancements in biotechnology, emphasizing an ecosystem approach that synergizes human health and sustainability. Their business model not only focuses on creating transformative products but also incubates leading companies like Moderna and Indigo Agriculture, positioning them at the forefront of scientific innovation and industry leadership. This approach offers employees a unique opportunity to be part of a pioneering team that drives real-world impacts across multiple sectors.

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Cambridge, Massachusetts



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