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Who are we

Monoceros Biosystems is a rapidly growing bioinformatics service provider to small and established drug discovery companies, as well as biotechnology investment firms. To support our explosive growth, we are looking for strong bioinformatics/computational biology programmers and scientists to join our team of seasoned drug hunters.

Job Description

We are looking for scientists to help us support a growing number of biotechnology and pharma clients in the oncology and immunology space with a proven track record working in these fields. The ideal candidate for this role has experience analyzing Next Generation Sequencing Data from various ‘omic types, is able to quickly adapt to new research areas, and can clearly articulate scientific and bioinformatic concepts to non-bioinformaticians. This role will include bioinformatics support of drug discovery teams as well as the ability to design and analyze omics experiments with a keen awareness of interpretation in the context of current literature. The ideal candidate will understand the process of novel drug target identification and as well as the corresponding biomarkers (i.e. pharmacodynamics, mechanism of actions, and drug response). In addition to client support, this position will help train and mentor a team of bioinformaticians. This is an exceptional opportunity for seasoned scientists to get exposed a broad array of oncological diseases and therapeutic modalities.

Background experience & complementary knowledge

  • PhD in Genetics, Immunology and or Cancer Biology with experience in Computational biology, Bioinformatics or related discipline
  • Demonstrated ability to provide biological insight from complex omics data and communicate findings with experimental scientists is a must
  • Proven experience with NGS platforms required
  • Capable in R, linux/unix and at least one programming language (e.g. Python) is essential
  • Strong background in statistics and interpretations
  • 3 to 10 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry or equivalent
  • Managerial or leadership experience
  • Excellent communication skills (oral, written, presentations) required
  • Good productivity, strong work ethic and ability to finish tasks on time are essential

Benefits and Compensation

  • Family-friendly: Flexible working hours enable crafting your own work schedule and ability to work remotely
  • Work-life balance: Full time employees work a minimum of 30 hours/week, with performance bonuses for additional hours
  • Competitive benefits including health, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance
  • 401k plan and potential yearly bonus

This position can be either on site in San Diego or fully remote

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Monoceros Biosystems is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation or genetic information.