Sr. Scientist II
Updated on 2/7/2024
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.
Biotechnology

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$1.2B

Founded

2006

Headquarters

Sunnyvale, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-1%

1 year growth

-5%

2 year growth

18%
Locations
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
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Biology & Biotech
Requirements
  • PhD or MD with 5 years of post-PhD research experience in oncology research
  • Expertise in computational biology, longitudinal research, or epidemiological modeling
  • Experience with 'Big Data' science and/or 'Natural History Data' applied to oncology
  • Ability to represent the company and the lung cancer cohort findings at appropriate scientific, non-scientific, and other professional meetings
  • Ability to establish and maintain key relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Exceptional communication skills with the demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely with all stakeholders across various mediums
Responsibilities
  • Provide scientific input and strategic direction for 23andMe’s research initiatives involving the lung cancer cohort
  • Develop and execute a research plan to achieve the programmatic aim
  • Solicit input from key internal and external stakeholders
  • Track project goals and implement an analysis plan
  • Collaborate with an external study sponsor and their advisors
  • Convey the program’s strategy, ideas, and results to scientists and nonscientists
  • Implement the project goals and manage resources
  • Communicate to a wide range of internal and external audiences
Desired Qualifications
  • Passionate about helping people living with lung cancer, their families, and caregivers
  • Track record of collaboration with scientific thought leaders
  • Ability to lead directly and by influence, including strong problem-solving and conflict resolution skills