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Advisor - Off-Target Computational Biology

Employer
Eli Lilly and Company
Location
Cambridge, Massachusetts, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Sep 30, 2023

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Sector
Academic / Research
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Biology
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
At Lilly, we unite caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We are a global healthcare leader headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our 35,000 employees around the world work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to our communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. We give our best effort to our work, and we put people first. We're looking for people who are determined to make life better for people around the world.

At the Lilly Innovation Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts, we explore how next generation therapeutics, new technologies, data analytics and new care models can improve patient health and the healthcare system. Our team in Cambridge shares a real passion for challenging conventional wisdom and creating an environment that embraces creative, break-through concepts. The Center offers a start-up environment with large company support. It is located in the heart of Massachusetts' exploding science and technology cluster and is within walking distance of some of the best academic and industry innovators in the world.

Off-Target Computational Biologist Advisor

At Lilly, we unite caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We are a global healthcare leader headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our 35,000 employees around the world work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to our communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. We give our best effort to our work, and we put people first. We're looking for people who are determined to make life better for people around the world.

Eli Lilly and Company is seeking a Computational Off Target Advisor to join our team in Cambridge, MA. Come join the rapidly expanding Gene Editing team at Eli Lilly! We are responsible for inventing, characterizing, and advancing novel genome editing reagents for a myriad of clinical applications. Our team works cross-functionally within our organization across multiple disease areas and platforms. Our goal is to deliver on the promise of gene editing to patients around the world.

Job Responsibilities
  • Build a pipeline to identify and quantify levels of off-target editing from different nuclease modalities
  • Assist the lab team in creating robust off-target pipelines from concept through analysis
  • Hire and manage a team to deliver on timelines as the programs and team expands
  • Work with data scientists to distill complex information to a cross-functional audience


Job Requirements
  • PhD with 0-2+ years of experience, or BS/MS with 5+ years of experience.


Additional Skills/Preferences:
  • Mastery of NGS data handling, from processing raw reads through to running or building pipelines for analysis
  • Some experience working with off-target data, including datasets from GUIDE-Seq, SITE-Seq, etc


Additional Information:
  • This role may require up to 10-15% travel for conferences or training and may include the opportunity to mentor and train two junior scientists.
  • The position is located at 215 First St, Cambridge, MA 02142. Full time (40 hours/week).


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