Cambridge, MA

Computational Biologist

Seniority Level

Entry-Mid

Industry

Biotech/Pharma

Employment Type

Full-time

We are seeking a highly motivated Computational Biologist to join the Product Development Team. You will be a part of the team involved in the development of computational biology methods integrated with multi-omic lab workflows to enable new molecular diagnostic assays. In close collaboration with the wet lab team, other R&D scientists, Regulatory, and Technology you will help build high quality, scalable solutions to address a critical unmet medical need.  Your work will directly contribute to the performance and quality of our current and future products and thus patient care.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement NGS and proteomic analysis methods to enable characterization of DNA and protein biomarkers in patient samples to enable early detection of cancer using liquid biopsy specimens
  • Partner with wet bench scientists to deliver highly sensitive and specific results from clinical samples by fully integrating molecular biology, sequencing, and computational methods
  • Analyze and interpret assay results in the context of analytical and operational constraints to enable method development and optimization
  • Work collaboratively with members of the Technology and QA teams to validate analysis pipelines to meet regulatory requirements and internal performance standards
  • Work with the software Engineering team to implement bioinformatics methods into production pipelines that meet enterprise software standards
  • Communicate results in internal and external forums to support scientific, regulatory, and business objectives

Qualifications

  • PhD or equivalent in Bioinformatics, Statistics, Computational Biology or related quantitative fields
  • Experience with NGS data analysis and tools
  • Strong programming and computing skills (e.g., Python, R)
  • Previous experience with cloud computing desirable
  • Self-motivated, with strong organizational skills, and attention to detail
Are you qualified?

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