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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

We are looking for a Senior Bioinformatics Scientist to join our team. The ideal candidate for this role has a proven track record of success in analyzing Next Generation Sequencing Data from various ‘omic types and running/maintaining bioinformatic workflows. This role will be responsible for the maintenance and expansion of our bioinformatics pipelines and tools, analyzing large-scale bioinformatics data sets, the design and analysis of omics experiments, and will participate in the biological interpretations of the corresponding results, and discovery of novel drug targets and biomarkers (i.e., pharmacodynamics, mechanism of actions, and drug response). This is an exceptional opportunity for a bright individual to apply bioinformatics approaches to industrial research and to work on a broad variety of drug discovery projects with multiple modalities and therapeutic areas. Able to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical audiences.

Background experience & complementary knowledge

  • PhD in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Statistics or related discipline.
  •  5-10 years of previous industry experience, with a focus on large-scale data analysis.
  • Strong knowledge of bioinformatics principles, including data mining, machine learning, and statistical analysis.
  • Expertise in Python and/or R programming languages and the linux/unix operating system, as well as in bioinformatics tools and software.\
  • Previous experience with developing bioinformatics pipelines/workflows.
  • Previous experience with workflow management systems (nextflow) and cloud environments (Google cloud, AWS, …)
  • Previous experience with code versioning systems (git preferred).
  • Previous experience with NGS data analysis required (single and bulk RNA sequencing, mutation analysis, copy number, RNA editing, …).
  • Experience with omics analysis using public datasets (GTEx, TCGA, Genie, DepMap).
  • Good communication skills (oral, written, presentations) required.
  • Good productivity, a strong work ethic and the 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.