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Scientist/Senior Scientist, Computational Biology

Cambridge, Massachusetts, US
Closing date
May 19, 2022

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Informatics / GIS
Genetics, Biology
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Full time
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Scientist/Senior Scientist, Computational Biology at Celsius Therapeutics

Celsius Therapeutics is a community of scientists, technologists, clinicians, and drug hunters leveraging single-cell genomic analysis to develop life-changing medicines. Our common goal is to markedly improve human health by integrating data, experience and insight. Our environment is rigorous, fast-paced and collaborative, bringing together passionate individuals who are making an impact. We inspire creativity and discovery by embracing an open culture that fosters innovation, teamwork, and excellence.

We are seeking an innovative, collaborative and accomplished computational biologist to join an experienced team harnessing genomics to identify new therapeutic targets in oncology and immuno-oncology. The individual will use internal and external datasets, including next generation single cell sequencing data, to develop and implement innovative analysis strategies that generate focused hypotheses for identifying new therapeutic targets.


The successful candidate will join a team of scientists using cutting edge genomics techniques and single cell sequencing for the discovery of new therapeutic targets. Primary responsibilities will be to:
  • Participate in the development of a platform for genomics-based target discovery in immuno-oncology and oncology.
  • Generate meaningful biological hypothesis from large genomics datasets.
  • Prioritize and validate candidate targets for drug discovery.
  • Apply or develop new tools or data-mining techniques for integrative analysis and visualization of large data-sets.

  • A Ph.D. in Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Biology, Genetics or equivalent, and a minimum of 5 years of experience in computational biology and genomics required.
  • A strong background in oncology, immunology and/or single cell genomics.
  • Strong scientific background and publication record with proven high levels of performance.
  • Ability to innovate, apply and develop new tools for the integrative analysis and visualization of multi-dimensional genomics datasets.
  • Proficiency with Python, R, or other scripting language for statistical computing and graphics.
  • Experience with machine learning algorithms is a plus.
  • Ability to adapt to increasing scope and complexity of work brought on by growth/change and helps others manage through change.
  • Knowledge of industry trends and ability to utilize that knowledge to determine the most efficient ways to meet business needs.

Celsius Therapeutics, Inc. is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, status as a veteran or as a member of the military or status in any group protected by applicable federal or state laws.

29 Newbury Street
3rd Floor
Boston, MA 02116
P (617) 585-2000
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