Data Scientist, Genomics

Added: 9/17/2021

REF: 12800

Contract: Permanent

Location: New York, United States

Exciting opportunity to join a team of data scientists and machine learning engineers building a robust computational platform for advancing the R&D of new medicines. Opportunity to work across traditional industry boundaries in a fast-paced startup environment, with a diverse array of data spanning unique biological dataset and computational modeling of customers’ wellness outcomes and finding new healthcare insights. Example projects include developing custom models to screen for diseases, or demonstrating the effect of certain treatments on various health markers. This role will give the right candidate an unparalleled opportunity to push the boundaries of microbiome and precision medicine research.

Requirements:

  • MS/PhD in Data Science, Machine Learning, Applied Statistics (including Biostatistics), Computer Science, Computational Biology, Bioinformatics or related fields
  • 4+ years of experience in data science and machine learning 
  • Biology background / experience with RNA/DNA data 
  • Experience working with molecular data, disease modeling and biomarker discovery  
  • Mastery of statistical methods, supervised and unsupervised learning algorithms
  • Excellent coding skills: Python (numpy, scipy, pandas), SQL; R is a plus
  • Visualization and exploratory analysis of very large datasets
  • Ability to turn the insights and conclusions from a variety of analyses into effective verbal and graphical communications, including to senior management and to external parties
  • Effective collaboration with our team of experts in systems biology and clinical domains, and the ability to draw on scientific literature for guidance
  • Detail-oriented; Ability to pay close attention to details when analyzing the data
  • The ability to thrive in a fast-paced startup environment

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