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Senior Data Scientist

Coherus BioSciences
Redwood City, California
Start date
Sep 16, 2023

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Title:                            Senior Data Scientist
Reports To:                 
Senior Vice President, Immuno-Oncology
:                     Redwood City, California
Classification:             Exempt 



The Senior Data Scientist will work in a highly embedded and highly collaborative model with colleagues across the organization. This person will work closely with translational and biology research scientists in the development of novel therapeutics and biomarkers in the immuno-oncology area. Candidates will be expected to work effectively on highly technical interdisciplinary teams and be driven to pursue creative solutions to challenging problems. The successful applicant will be expected to take the lead in providing Data Scientist expertise to cross functional project teams working on drug discovery and biomarker development. Position title would be commensurate with years of relevant experience.


  • A PhD or PhD plus postdoc in Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Computational Biology, Computer Science or similar field, ideally in the field of cancer/immunology and/or immuno-oncology.
  • Expertise working with gene expression data such as microarray and/or RNAseq in human or mouse datasets.
  • Proven coding expertise in languages such as R/R-shiny or Python for bioinformatics analyses.
  • Strong understanding of oncology and/or immunology concepts and applications.
  • Demonstrated ability to present complex results, both verbally and in writing, to bioinformatics and non-bioinformatics audiences of all levels is critical.
  • Comfortable working in a matrix environment and handling several concurrent fast paced projects.


  • 5 – 10 years of experience working with large scale genomic data (e.g. TCRseq/BCRseq, single cell assays, flow cytometry, ATACseq, CHIPseq) or proteomics/immunohistochemistry data would be a significant plus. Multi-omics biomarker discovery. Experience in pathways analysis tools.
  • Experience with drug treatment or perturbation datasets such as siRNA/CRISPR library screens would be preferred.
  • Prior experience with neoantigen prediction and ctDNA analysis algorithms would be a distinct advantage.
  • Experience with RNAseq and exomeSeq pipelines and prior experience in Amazon Web Services (AWS) or high performance computing environment would be preferable.
  • Experience with machine learning and deep learning algorithms would be a significant plus.

The Base Salary Range for this position is $135,000 - $170,000. Coherus considers various factors, including professional background and work experience, when determining base pay. These considerations mean actual compensation will vary.

Coherus provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits unlawful discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. We also prohibit discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of these characteristics or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of these characteristics.

Beginning July 19, 2021, Coherus BioSciences requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of their start date.  This requirement is a condition of employment at Coherus BioSciences, and it applies regardless of whether the position is located at a Coherus BioSciences facility or is fully remote.  If you are unable to receive the vaccine due to a disability or serious medical condition, or because it is prohibited as a result of your sincerely held religious beliefs, you will have an opportunity to request a reasonable accommodation. 


Coherus is focused on expanding patient access to important, cost-effective medicines and delivering significant savings to the U.S. healthcare system. Every member of the Coherus team is dedicated, motivated, and passionate about expanding patient access to lifesaving therapeutics. Our colleagues are experts in analytical and process sciences, deeply experienced in clinical development and regulatory affairs, and have proven commercial and marketing capabilities. Everyone at Coherus is committed to meeting the highest standards, inspiring our teammates, and achieving our goals.

Coherus was founded a decade ago to provide the highest quality biosimilar treatments to patients. We are proud to now be expanding our legacy—to build on our success with biosimilars and to focus our core strengths on immuno-oncology.

At Coherus, our employees are our most important asset. We have a dynamic and rewarding organizational culture that offers the opportunity to work with leading industry professionals who are dedicated to making a difference for patients. We are looking for individuals who see unlimited potential in themselves and are motivated by a continuous passion for breaking down barriers and expanding access to lifesaving therapeutics.

Coherus offers a competitive total rewards program comprised of various elements, including competitive base pay, short- and long-term incentives in the form of performance-based cash and equity, as well as health and wellness benefits that include

•    Healthcare: Coherus pays 90% of premiums for medical, dental, and vision coverage for our

     employees, their eligible spouses, dependents, and domestic partners.
•    Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts
•    Group Life, Disability, and Group Accident Insurance
•    401(k) with company match, and an Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
•    Paid Time Off (PTO) 
•    Health & Wellness programs, including a Health Club Reimbursement and an Employee Assistance Program

Health & Wellness programs, including a Health Club Reimbursement and an Employee Assistance Program

In addition to providing attractive rewards packages, we encourage and support our employees to find the right balance of work and personal time. Coherus offers a variety of activities, perks, and holidays that encourage employees to have a healthy outlook, spend time outside of work with friends and family, and foster a productive and collaborative work environment. Our culture is one in which we challenge and support all our team members to do their best work.

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333 Twin Dolphin Dr, #600
Redwood City
United States

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