Sr. Statistical/Computational Geneticist (Therapeutic Area Genetics)

Tarrytown, New York, United States of America
Jul 18, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
We are looking to hire a hardworking and motivated Sr. Computational/Statistical Geneticist to join the Neuroscience & Ophthalmology Therapeutic Area Genetics team within the Regeneron Genetic Center (RGC). The goals of the team will are to apply genetics to target discovery, selecting indications for drug programs, and patient/disease stratification through genetic analyses.

In this role, a typical day might include the following:
• Work with a multidisciplinary genetics team consisting of human genetics scientists, bioinformaticians, statistical geneticists, and other required staff to design, execute and interpret genetics studies related to neurological diseases.
• Provide computational genetics expertise to utilize the right tools for each mission and write the supporting scripts/program where needed for either pre-processing of data for analysis or parsing of results.
• Communicate and report findings and analyses with the team, leadership and collaborators.
• Keep abreast of emerging methods in computational genetics and biology and applications for novel omics technologies.
• Deliver timely and accurate analysis results.

This job might be for you if you:
• Have a strong work ethic and are proactive in providing solutions, foster scientific collaborations and drive projects forward.
• Value teamwork and team excellence. With your sleeves rolled up, you work on current problems while thinking of future solutions.
• Bring innovative thinking to the projects at hand.

To be considered for this role, you must have a PhD in computational biology, computational genetics, bioinformatics or computer science or a Master's degree with 3 years' experience in human genetics research. Familiarity with command line interface, programming languages (e.g. Python, R), statistical genetics tools (eg PLINK) and large-scale data platforms (e.g. DataBricks, Scala). Familiarity with statistical genetics and experience with study designs and analyses spanning population genotype-phenotype association studies, etc. Involvement in or use of large-scale WES/WGS data sets. Experience with multiple platforms (chip-based genotyping, WES & WGS, Sanger, custom capture targeted sequencing, etc) as well as other genomic profiling technologies (microarrays, RNASeq, etc) preferred. Experience with genetic analyses involving complex loci (e.g. HLA), repeat expansions and relevant methods and tools, preferred. Familiarity with clinical genetics and various genetic models of disease, preferred.Does this sound like you? Apply now to take your first steps toward living the Regeneron Way! We have an inclusive and diverse culture that provides amazing benefits including health and wellness programs, fitness centers and stock for employees at all levels!

Regeneron is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or belief (or lack thereof), sex, nationality, national or ethnic origin, civil status, age, citizenship status, membership of the Traveler community, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information, familial status, marital or registered civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity status, gender identity, gender reassignment, military or veteran status, or any other protected characteristic in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application process. Please contact us to discuss any accommodations you think you may need.