Biostatistician - Foster City, CA | Biospace
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Biostatistician

I.T. Solutions, Inc.

Location:
Foster City, CA
Posted Date:
8/9/2017
Position Type:
Contract
Job Code:
17-00372
Salary:
Required Education:
Masters Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:
Bioanalytical, Bioanalytical Services, Biochemistry, Bioinformatics, Biologist, Biology, Biology Research, Biomarker, Biomedical, Biomedical Engineer, Biophysics, Biostatistics, Biotechnology, Computational,

Job Description

Bioinformatician / Computational Biologist
Location: Foster City, CA
Type: Contract on W2

Specific Responsibilities:

The Bioinformatics group is seeking highly motivated bioinformatician / computational biologist to perform bioinformatic data analysis and application development. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work in a highly collaborative environment supporting clinical development programs with a focus on analyzing NGS sequencing data across a variety of therapeutic areas and contributing to analytical web application development.

Essential Duties And Job Functions:

Analyze large-scale genomic data, such as next-generation sequencing (Exome, Whole genome, RNA-seq, etc.) data from patient samples to support patient stratification and biomarker selection for multiple development programs.
Develop bioinformatic software, analytical pipelines, and applications to visualize genomics results and make findings available to other research and development groups.

Requirements

Knowledge, Experience and Skills:

Master's degree in bioinformatics, computational biology, genomics, computer science, statistics, evolutionary biology or other related field.
Familiar with Linux working environment and high performance computing.
Experience in viral genomics and/or microbiome NGS analysis is a plus.
Proficient in statistical data analysis of genomic data using R/Bioconductor.
Experience in web/database development is a plus.
Must be highly motivated, independent, and willing to learn.
Outstanding team player with strong interpersonal and communication skills.