Scientist, Bioinformatics (Oncology / Immune-Oncology)

Tarrytown, NY, United States
Sep 04, 2020
Required Education
Position Type
Full time
We are seeking a self-motivated computational scientist who values independent research and new method development. The successful candidate will join an inspiring and collaborative bioinformatic team that uses multi-omics data to understand the mechanisms of antitumor immunity in the Immuno-Oncology (IO) space.

As a Bioinformatics Scientist, a typical day may include:
  • Lead bioinformatic studies in oncolytic virus treatments for cancer field.
  • Work in concert with IO clinical and pre-clinical teams to design molecular profiling experiments, draft data analysis plans, and provide critical analytics support.
  • Prepare clear, concise and easy-to-understand presentations and documentations for collaborators, senior management and government agencies.
  • Publish and present novel findings in peer-reviewed journals and conferences.
  • Design, develop, and implement tools for processing and analyzing high-throughput next-generation sequencing data, including but not limited to single cell sequencing, WGS, ExomeSeq, RNASeq, copy number, methylation data, etc.
  • Contribute to team efforts of developing Molecular Profiling strategies and benchmark the standard methodology.

To be considered for this opportunity, you must have a PhD degree in bioinformatics, computer science, or a related field and 1 + years relevent experience; Working experience in cancer genomics, including but not limited to NGS reads mapping, WGS, transposons, transcriptional elements, mutations/neo-antigens, alternative splicing, fusion proteins, translocation, etc.; Experience and knowledge about viral genomes and integration of viral and cancer genomes are desired; Solid programming skills and proficie