Scientist I, Bioinformatics

South San Francisco, CA
Oct 08, 2021
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Graphite Bio is a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on harnessing the power of targeted DNA integration. Graphite Bio uses next-generation CRISPR based technology platforms for developing curative gene correction-based stem cell therapies for serious and life-threatening genetic diseases with inadequate existing treatment options

The Role:
Graphite Bio is seeking a highly motivated Associate Scientist or Scientist I, Bioinformatics, to support Graphite’s growing bioinformatics needs.
What You Will Do:
  • Lead the design and implementation of bioinformatics workflows supporting state-of-the-art next generation sequencing methods.
  • Investigate new technologies to characterize Graphite’s preclinical and clinical products, including long-read sequencing approaches, scRNAseq, scDNAseq, and linked-read technologies.
  • Collaborate with scientific teams to provide specialized bioinformatics analysis.
  • Work hand in hand with IT to move bioinformatics pipelines from prototypes to cloud-based production.
  • Support interdisciplinary projects spanning from discovery research and preclinical pipeline development to clinical science.

What You Will Bring:
  • 1+ years industry experience preferred
  • MS, or Ph.D. in a related field. BS also possible with 2+ years of industry experience.
  • Experience working with common NGS analysis tools
  • Experience with R and Python for bioinformatics analyses
  • Amazon Web Services experience preferred
  • In-depth knowledge of cell and gene therapy is a plus
  • Experience with single-cell sequencing workflows is a plus
  • Excellent communication, organization, interpersonal, and scientific writing skills
  • Proven ability to positively impact company culture and demonstrate flexibility in a fast-paced environment

Fit with Graphite Bio’s culture:
Ability to build strong relationships with co-workers of various backgrounds and expertise
Ability to function at a high level in a team setting whether leading the group or acting as an individual
Values-based leadership consistent with Graphite Bios’ Core Values
Excitement about the vision and mission of Graphite Bio 

Compensation/ Benefits:
Competitive salary with equity 
Health benefits

Graphite Bio is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, protected veteran status, or disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.