Data Scientist I, Computational Biology (R-100880)

Employer
American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Location
Lodi, New Jersey, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 21, 2021
Closes
Jul 24, 2021
Ref
2331958169
Discipline
Biology, Statistics
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

  • Data Scientist I, Computational Biology (R-100880)
Data Scientist I, Computational Biology (R-100880)

Description
Who We Are:

NanoString Technologies ( NASDAQ: NSTG ) is a leading provider of life science tools for discovery and translational research. The company's nCounter® Analysis System is used in life sciences research and has been cited in more than 3,800 peer-reviewed publications. The nCounter Analysis System offers a cost-effective way to easily profile the expression of hundreds of genes, proteins, miRNAs, or copy number variations, simultaneously with high sensitivity and precision, facilitating a wide variety of basic research and translational medicine applications. The company's GeoMx® Digital Spatial Profiler enables highly-multiplexed spatial profiling of RNA and protein targets in a variety of sample types, including FFPE tissue sections. Built on pioneering principles in 2003, NanoString is blazing new trails and exploring new frontiers to adapt to the everchanging landscape and becoming smarter and more innovative in the process. We are dedicated to advancing scientific discovery and providing solutions that can have a meaningful impact in research and discovery.

Our purpose is to Map the Universe of Biology. We enable scientists to answer questions they have always wanted to ask to explore the boundaries of cellular structures and create an atlas of biological interactions that define life. We are relentless in our quest to Catalyze the Next Biological Revolution leading to Advancing the Human Condition. In addition to a pioneering spirit, we value: Grit. Authenticity. Ambition. Ingenuity. Customers. Join our team!

Job Description:

The Data Scientist I, Computational Biology is a contributor to the R&D team who is responsible for developing algorithms and software for visualization and analysis of NanoString data. This role requires a background in software engineering, algorithm development or application, biological interpretation of high-plex molecular data, and a history of engaging within the scientific community. This person will work with a team to develop analysis pipelines and tools for use with the NanoString SMI platform, and potentially future platforms. Creation of tools for interactive visualization will be emphasized. The work is highly cross-functional and will require working with research scientists, biostatisticians, software architects and technology developers. This person is expected to have strong verbal and written communication skills and will work as part of team while inventing and implementing new analysis tools.

This position reports to the Principal Biostatistician in the group.

Essential Functions:
  • Create software tools for interactive visualization of spatial single cell gene expression data
  • Create, refine, test and implement new methods for analysis of spatial single cell gene expression data
  • Analyze relevant spatial single cell gene expression datasets
  • Work with a team of other bioinformaticians and biostatisticians to contribute to pipelines for analysis of NanoString data
  • Maintain well annotated code and detailed records of analyses
  • Present results findings via written and oral reports to technical and non-technical audiences; participate in scientific discussions

Requirements (Education, Experience, Specific Skills):
  • MS or Ph.D. with background in Computational Biology, Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Genomics, or related field
  • 0-5+ years of professional software development experience depending on education qualifications
  • Strong communication skills; ability to summarize scientific data and algorithms for expert and non-expert audiences
  • Track record of building complex and well-written software with R and Shiny
  • Experience analyzing spatial data
  • Familiarity with gene expression data analysis, common bioinformatics software tools and standard biostatistical methodologies
  • Basic domain knowledge within a relevant biological area (oncology, immunology, spatial biology etc.) required; advanced knowledge preferred


NanoString is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. NanoString does not accept unsolicited agency resumes and will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that it does not have a signed agreement with.

Accommodations

If you require assistance or accommodation when applying for open positions please contact recruiting@nanostring.com .

Job Information
  • Job ID: 57543893
  • Location:
    Seattle, Washington, United States
  • Position Title: Data Scientist I, Computational Biology (R-100880)

NanoString Technologies provides life science tools for translational research and molecular diagnostic products. The nCounter Analysis System offers a cost-effective way to easily profile the expression of hundreds of genes, proteins, miRNAs, or copy number variations, simultaneously with high sensitivity and precision, facilitating a wide variety of basic research and translational medicine applications, including biomarker discovery and validation. The company's technology is also being used in diagnostics. The Prosigna B...

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