Data Scientist / Senior Data Scientist, Human Genetics

June 16, 2021


  • You will become an integral member of our target and drug discovery teams, helping to move programs from concept to the clinic
  • You will help design and interpret functional genomics and computational biology experiments, often integrating data from genetics and external sources
  • You will work with the Human Genetics, Functional Genomics, Stem Cell and Drug Discovery departments to design and implement cutting-edge analysis and visualization tools and production-quality bioinformatics pipelines
  • You will communicate data and scientific results to both internal and external audiences, advise on analytical and statistical best practices, and contribute to open-source and collaborative projects
  • You will propose new approaches and methods using your computational biology expertise, elevating our ability to break barriers in target discovery


  • Advanced degree (or equivalent experience) in computational biology, bioinformatics, statistics, or other scientific field that has relevance to high-dimensional biological data; 2+ years’ experience (industry or academic) is preferred

Skills/Abilities/Competencies required:

  • Demonstrated success developing and applying statistical and computational methods for analyzing and interpreting diverse functional genomics experiments
  • Familiarity with pipelines and best practices for analyzing genomics data and diverse modern applications of sequencing technologies (including various high throughput and single cell applications)
  • Extensive experience in the use of a high-level programming language (particularly R/Bioconductor, or Python/Pandas)
  • A demonstrated ability to understand scientific needs from multiple R&D functions and a drive to bring complex projects to successful conclusion
  • Experience working and communicating with diverse scientific teams; strong data presentation, analytical and visualization skills
  • A highly motivated, proactive and “can-do” disposition


Contact Russell Bainer ( with questions.

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