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Who you are

You are an ambitious bioinformatics professional fascinated by the intersection of data science and translational medicine within the biopharmaceutical realm. With a keen eye for detail and adept project management abilities, you thrive in collaborative environments where diverse work styles complement each other. Whether you’re navigating the early stages of your postdoctoral career or gaining traction in the industry, your proactive approach and hands-on attitude leave a lasting impact. You’re driven to make significant contributions, stepping up to lead initiatives when necessary while valuing teamwork and collective success. Seeking a team that values your expertise and encourages your initiative, you’re eager to play a pivotal role in driving forward the landscape of drug discovery and development. But most fundamentally you are driven to help others.

Who we are

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

Do you have a passion for using big data to advance human health and enjoy solving complex problems alongside diverse clients?

We are seeking a highly motivated and talented Bioinformatics Scientist to join our growing team at Monoceros Bio. We partner with many small to midsize BioTech to accelerate drug discovery and development through innovative bioinformatic solutions. In this role, you will play a vital role in analyzing and interpreting next-generation sequencing (NGS) data, contributing to the success of our client projects from initial data exploration to actionable insights. We tackle client projects ranging from target identification through regulatory agency interactions and help them meet their internal demands and move their products and ideas forward. Candidates must have a proven track record of successfully managing and completing projects on their own, showcasing their ability to work independently while still contributing to the team’s overall objectives.

Background experience & complementary knowledge


  • Ph.D. in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, or related field with a strong biological background.
  • A strong desire to contribute to improving human health through innovative bioinformatic solutions.
  • Proficient in R and Python with experience in scientific computing libraries (e.g., Bioconductor, Scikit-learn).
  • Solid understanding of NGS technologies.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills, with the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, client-oriented environment.
  • Good productivity, a strong work ethic and the ability to work autonomously to finish tasks on time.
  • A proactive approach to identifying needs, proposing solutions, setting realistic deadlines, and adjusting workload based on shifting priorities.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to learn independently, troubleshoot issues, identify solutions, and implement changes.


  • Experience presenting bioinformatics solutions to drug development audiences.
  • Relevant experience in project management, time management tools, and methodologies that support autonomous work is highly desirable.

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 or hybrid

To apply:

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.