Computational Biologist, Life Sciences Research

Employer
Adaptive Biotechnologies
Location
Times Square, Washington, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 13, 2021
Closes
May 14, 2021
Ref
2178806381
Discipline
Adaptive Management
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Every immune system has a story to tell- the key is knowing how to listen. Our goal is to meaningfully improve people's lives by learning from the wisdom of their adaptive immune systems. It's a bold objective that we're uniquely built to achieve.At Adaptive, you'll be challenged, you'll be inspired, and you'll be part of an innovative organization making a real impact on improving the quality of life globally. No matter what your role is, you'll find a diverse, team-driven, fun culture where your contributions truly count.Position OverviewAdaptive is seeking a thoughtful data scientist who is enthusiastic about statistics, genetics, and improving human health. We are looking for someone who excels at data analysis, statistical modeling, and communicating results to diverse audiences.You will join a highly collaborative Computational Biology group, within the Life Sciences Research team, that conducts analyses to support key decisions within the company and for our clients. Outstanding candidates will have demonstrated the ability to work independently and as part of an interdisciplinary team. Adaptive strongly values professional development, and we are committed to helping team members grow in their careers.Job ResponsibilitiesCollaborate with wet lab scientists to design experiments and analyze data for external clientsPerform quick and thorough analyses of DNA sequencing data to understand outliers, perform QC, make descriptive figures, and address key statistical questionsBuild and evaluate probabilistic models for biomarker developmentPresent results to a wide variety of stakeholders, from wet lab scientists to clinicians to executive team membersBe a problem solver: communicate well, ask questions, proactively eliminate bottlenecks, and be the person people go to when they want a job done rightRequired ExperiencePhD in related field with 2+ years of related experience (strongly preferred)orMaster's degree with 10 years of related experience (or equivalent combination of education and experience)Biotech, diagnostics or other healthcare experience preferredProficiency in at least one common coding language (R, python, etc.)Demonstrated ability to work on multidisciplinary teamsExperience in presenting technical material to diverse audiencesOther duties as assignedAdaptive Biotechnologies is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/DisabledNOTE TO EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES: Adaptive Biotechnologies values our relationships with our Recruitment Partners and will only accept resumes from those partners whom have been contracted by a member of our Human Resources team to collaborate with us. Adaptive Biotechnologies is not responsible for any fees related to resumes that are unsolicited or are received by any employee of Adaptive Biotechnologies who is not a member of the Human Resources team. PDN-9340848d-8905-4e00-ab5f-705909db676f
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