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Position: Scientist, Bioinformatics
Institution: Cellarity
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Duties: Analyzes transcriptome, single cell and other types of Illumina sequencing data, in support of laboratory operations; Provides strategic data analysis and interpretation, including troubleshooting, in support of technology development; Works collaboratively with a multi-functional team of scientists, bioengineers, software engineers and data scientists to create strategies for data analysis; Works with new data types and supports development of new processes including prototyping of new data processing pipelines; Identifies and implements analysis strategies to maximize data quality and utility; Devises and implements data QC analysis modules; Manages and operates bioinformatic data processing pipelines; Tests and benchmarks tools, pipelines and systems
Requirements: MS Degree or relevant experience in a scientific or technical field; Two or more years practical experience in bioinformatics analysis with Next Generation Sequencing data in an industry or industry-like setting; Experience with analyzing, processing and troubleshooting transcriptome (RNA-seq) data; Experience with single cell primary analysis strongly preferred; Proficiency with Python required; proficiency with R a plus; Experience with data quality control and pipeline documentation; Familiarity with bioinformatic tools commonly used in the field; Excellent communication skills, ability to communicate effectively and collaborate with diverse group of scientists and engineers
   
Text: Apply Now Scientist, Bioinformatics at Flagship Pioneering, Inc. Cambridge, MA USA Company Summary Cellarity's mission is to bring breakthrough medicines to patients by completely redefining the way drugs are discovered. Founded by Flagship Pioneering in 2017, Cellarity is designing medicines against the cell as opposed to a single molecular target. The company has developed a unique combination of expertise across network biology, high-resolution data, and machine learning to unlock new treatment options in a vast array of disease areas. Cellarity currently has drug discovery programs underway in metabolic disease, hematology, immuno-oncology and respiratory disease. The company has raised $123 million as part of a Series B funding round with contributions from world renown investors such as Blackrock, The Baupost Group, Banque Pictet, alongside Flagship Pioneering. Position Summary: The Technology group at Cellarity seeks a Bioinformatics/Computational Biology researcher to carry out and drive data analyses as part of a team developing and operating DNA sequencing and other cutting-edge laboratory methodologies. The work will include development of data analysis pipelines, rapid prototyping of analysis methods, optimization and validation of developing assays as well as implementation of QC processes. This role will work closely with laboratory scientists and interact with several groups including biology, technology, and machine learning. The candidate must be creative, detail and process oriented, have excellent communication skills, and eager to work in a dynamic entrepreneurial environment. Key Responsibilities: Analyzes transcriptome, single cell and other types of Illumina sequencing data, in support of laboratory operations Provides strategic data analysis and interpretation, including troubleshooting, in support of technology development Works collaboratively with a multi-functional team of scientists, bioengineers, software engineers and data scientists to create strategies for data analysis Works with new data types and supports development of new processes including prototyping of new data processing pipelines Identifies and implements analysis strategies to maximize data quality and utility Devises and implements data QC analysis modules Manages and operates bioinformatic data processing pipelines Tests and benchmarks tools, pipelines and systems Requirements: MS Degree or relevant experience in a scientific or technical field Two or more years practical experience in bioinformatics analysis with Next Generation Sequencing data in an industry or industry-like setting Experience with analyzing, processing and troubleshooting transcriptome (RNA-seq) data Experience with single cell primary analysis strongly preferred Proficiency with Python required; proficiency with R a plus Experience with data quality control and pipeline documentation Familiarity with bioinformatic tools commonly used in the field Excellent communication skills, ability to communicate effectively and collaborate with diverse group of scientists and engineers Flagship Pioneering and our ecosystem companies are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. Recruitment & Staffing Agencies: Flagship Pioneering and its affiliated Flagship Lab companies (collectively, “FSP”) do not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than candidates. The submission of unsolicited resumes by recruitment or staffing agencies to FSP or its employees is strictly prohibited unless contacted directly by Flagship Pioneering’s internal Talent Acquisition team. Any resume submitted by an agency in the absence of a signed agreement will automatically become the property of FSP, and FSP will not owe any referral or other fees with respect thereto. Apply for this Job * Required First Name * Last Name * Email * Phone Resume/CV * Attach Dropbox Google Drive Paste Cover Letter Attach Dropbox Google Drive Paste Company Name * Title * Start Date * End Date * Current + Add Another Employment Will you now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B visa status)? * If you'll require the company to commence ("sponsor") an immigration or work permit case in order to employ you, either now or at some point in the future, then you should select Yes. Otherwise, select No. Do you currently reside within the continental United States? * Powered by Greenhouse Logo Read our Privacy Policy
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