Computational Biologist, Life Sciences Research

Adaptive Biotechnologies
Seattle, Washington, US
Sep 14, 2021
Sep 16, 2021
Adaptive Management
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
We are powering the age of immune medicine- you can too. At Adaptive, our goal is to meaningfully improve people's lives by learning from the wisdom of the adaptive immune system.
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Position Overview
Adaptive 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 Responsibilities
Collaborate with wet lab scientists to design experiments and analyze data for external clients
Perform quick and thorough analyses of DNA sequencing data to understand outliers, perform QC, make descriptive figures, and address key statistical questions
Build and evaluate probabilistic models for biomarker development
Present results to a wide variety of stakeholders, from wet lab scientists to clinicians to executive team members
Be a problem solver: communicate well, ask questions, proactively eliminate bottlenecks, and be the person people go to when they want a job done right
Required Experience
PhD in related field with 2+ years of related experience (strongly preferred)or
Master's degree with 10 years of related experience (or equivalent combination of education and experience)
Biotech, diagnostics or other healthcare experience preferred
Proficiency in at least one common coding language (R, python, etc.)
Demonstrated ability to work on multidisciplinary teams
Experience in presenting technical material to diverse audiences
Other duties as assigned
Where permitted by applicable law, applicant must have received, or be willing to receive, a COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire to be considered for employment.
Adaptive 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/Disabled
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