Computational Biologist

Employer
Active Motif Inc
Location
Carlsbad, California, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 28, 2021
Closes
Jun 03, 2021
Ref
2088495486
Discipline
Genetics
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Position

Computational Biologist I (Bioinformatics) (Carlsbad, CA)

Who Are We?

Active Motif, Inc. is a privately held biotechnology company focused on supplying innovative kits and reagents for epigenetics and nuclear function research. Active Motif's services group performs specialized epigenetics-based experiments for leading academic groups and pharmaceutical companies and is seeking a Computational Biologist to join our team.

The Computational Biologist will interact directly with customers and support our epigenetics services and R&D teams at our Carlsbad facility to analyze genome-wide data sets, and report to the Director of Bioinformatics.

What Do We Value?

Commitment to Customers

Commitment to Excellence

Innovation

Accountability

Integrity

Teamwork

What's the Job all About?

Responsibilities
  • Provide bioinformatic support to our epigenetics services and R&D team with genome-wide analysis of data sets such as ChIP-Seq, ATAC-Seq, RNA-Seq, HiC, DNA methylation, and single-cell assay analysis
  • Interact directly with customers and internal collaborators to help them understand and interpret analysis results using available and sometimes novel bioinformatics methods
  • Support the improvement and maintenance of current analysis pipelines, and the development of pipelines for new services
  • Proactively offer solutions and new computational analysis strategies for novel Epigenomic techniques and data presentation


What You Can Offer!

Required Skills
  • Proficient in Perl, R, and shell scripting
  • High attention to detail and scientific and technical problem solving
  • Professional written and verbal communication
  • Highly organized with maintenance and delivery of large and complex data sets
  • Knowledge of Next-Gen sequencing pipelines and Epigenomics

Required Experience
  • PhD. graduate level training in bioinformatics, computational biology or biology related fields with significant bioinformatics experience
  • Experience in Epigenetics and gene regulation
  • Expert knowledge of current bioinformatics/genomics/proteomics resources and open-source tools
  • Experience maintaining and managing a code repository is a plus


What We Offer You!

  • Medical Insurance (m/d/v)
  • Life Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • 10 days of PTO
  • 11 paid holidays
  • Working with a team that is driven by collaboration and communication!

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