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Scientist II, Computational Biology

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: San Diego
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

About the Job
The Scientist II, Computational Biology on the Computational Biology team collaborates with a multidisciplinary team of scientists by developing the computational analytics components of future products and enriching the analytical capabilities of existing products.
Key Responsibilities

  • Work within a broad interdisciplinary R&D team, in especially close collaboration with molecular biologists, enable development of new molecular biology methods in service of developing diagnostic products.
    • Lead development of algorithms and new computational methods for identifying clinically-relevant genomic and epigenomic alterations in tumor DNA and RNA derived from clinical specimens
      • Process, analyze, and interpret high volumes of data for the development and validation of methods.
        • Incorporate new findings of cancer biology and data from novel molecular biology methods into existing computational pipelines.
          • Present scientific and technical data to colleagues in a clear and cohesive manner.
            • Work independently and prepare timetables, deliverables, and project schedules.
              • Assist in protecting intellectual property invented during product development.
                • Other duties as assigned.
                  Basic Qualifications
                  • Master's Degree or PhD in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Computer Science, or a related field
                    • 2+ years of experience in NGS based research or computational work in medical diagnostics
                      • Academic or professional study/work with molecular biology and/or genomics
                        • Ability to write high quality, clean code in one of the following languages: Python, Java, R, or C++
                          Preferred Qualifications
                          • Strong understanding of molecular biology and genomics
                            • Experience:
                              • contributing to a complex production analytical system
                              • with next-generation (NGS) sequencing data
                              • in cancer research, including a working understanding of computational approaches for cancer genome analysis
                              • leading collaborative projects with colleagues in other disciplines

                                • Demonstrated ability to: work independently in a multidisciplinary, fast-paced, dynamic, and results oriented environment present data to a multidisciplinary audience in a clear and cohesive manner
                                  • Excellent teamwork, time management, and organizational skills
                                    • Understanding of HIPAA and the importance of patient data privacy
                                      • Commitment to reflect FMI's values: passion, patients, innovation, and collaboration

Keywords: Disability Solutions, San Diego , Scientist II, Computational Biology, Other , San Diego, California

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