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Sr. Scientist I
Computational Biology and Machine Learning
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Locations
San Bruno, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
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Desired Skills
Data Analysis
R
Python
Requirements
  • Ph.D. in Computational Biology, Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Computer Science, Statistics or a related quantitative field
  • 5+ years of post-Ph.D. research work experience in an academic or for-profit setting
  • Strong quantitative skills and a background in machine learning or statistical data analysis
  • Demonstrated experience leading complex projects and/or managing individual contributors
  • Experience developing robust data analysis software in R and/or Python
  • Hands-on experience working with very large scale *omics datasets
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively work as part of interdisciplinary teams
  • Exceptional communication skills, with an ability to convey complex computational results to colleagues from a wide range of life sciences backgrounds
  • Ability to work from 23andMe's office in South San Francisco a minimum of 2 days per week
  • Expertise in genetics, and interpretation and fine mapping of genetic association signals
  • Industry experience in pharmaceutical or biotechnology research
Responsibilities
  • Develop computational methods to analyze high-throughput functional genomics data
  • Perform integrative analysis of public and in-house generated functional genomics data with the goals of elucidating disease biology
  • Extend existing target discovery efforts to incorporate additional data types and novel analysis methods
  • Provide scientific expertise and leadership and drive complex projects forward
  • Mentor and manage junior scientists
  • Work collaboratively with members of Computational Biology and Functional Genomics teams on experimental design, pipeline design, data QC and analysis
Desired Qualifications
  • Proficiency with tools and methods for processing, analysis and interpretation of functional sequencing data (RNA-seq, ATAC-seq, ChIP-seq or similar). Experience with analysis of scRNA-seq or snATAC-seq data is a plus
23andMe

501-1,000 employees

Personal genomics & biotechnology company
Company Overview
23andMe’s mission is to help people access, understand, and benefit from the human genome. The company has created the world’s largest crowdsourced platform for genetic research and is the only company with multiple FDA authorizations for genetic health risk reports. The company is also in development of discovery programs rooted in a diverse spectrum of human genetics to ultimately deliver reports and results from all spectrums of your DNA.
Benefits
  • Comprehensive health, vision, & dental plans
  • Family planning, support, & leave for parents
  • Mental healthcare
  • Student loan assistance
  • Volunteer time off
  • Dog friendly office
Company Core Values
  • Think big
  • We heart DNA
  • Lead with science
  • Get to yes or no, quickly.
  • Behind every data point is a human being
  • We're in this together