Senior Principal Bioinformatics Scientist and Group Lead, Neuroscience
Posted on: November 24, 2022
The Position The Genentech Bioinformatics department seeks a
highly motivated computational biologist to lead a team supporting
the analysis of high dimensional data from profiling and screening
of in vitro cellular models to study and understand the underlying
biology driving neurodegenerative diseases. The applicant will work
on a highly collaborative team with colleagues in our Functional
Genomics, Cellular and Tissue Genomics, Neuroscience, and
Bioinformatics departments to utilize computational approaches to
develop, characterize, and analyze data generated from cutting edge
high throughput screening approaches to support our therapeutic
pipeline. The applicant will leverage existing computational
workflows and in some cases may need to aid in the assessment of
emerging computational methodologies for the analysis of high
dimensional data sets.Qualifications
- PhD degree in Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Computational
Biology or similar field. Postdoctoral experience is desirable, but
- The successful candidate will likely have 10 or more years
- Record of scientific achievements as evidenced by a strong
publication record in top tier scientific journals.
- Proven experience analyzing and integrating high dimensional
genomics data types such as single cell RNA-Seq, single cell
ATAC-Seq, and functional genomics screens leveraging CRISPR
- Evidence of previous leadership of computational scientists,
including setting strategic directions.
- Proven expertise in neuroscience and an ability to translate
computational findings to study neurodegenerative diseases.
- Deep curiosity about the biology of disease and the development
of cellular models such as iPSCs.
- Demonstrated expertise in languages such as R or Python for
- Excellent scientific communication skills: verbally and in
writing; with computational and non-computational audiences, in
informal 1-1 settings, team meetings, and formal
seminars.Relocation benefits are available for this job posting.
Genentech is an equal opportunity employer, and we embrace the
increasingly diverse world around us. Genentech prohibits unlawful
discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual
orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin or
ancestry, age, disability, marital status and veteran status.
Genentech requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated against
COVID-19 as of their start date. This requirement is a condition of
employment at Genentech, and it applies regardless of whether the
position is located at a Genentech campus or is fully remote. If
you are unable to receive the vaccine due to a disability or
serious medical condition, or because it is prohibited as a result
of your sincerely held religious beliefs, you will have an
opportunity to request a reasonable accommodation. Job Facts JOB
FUNCTION COMPANY/DIVISION Genentech SCHEDULE JOB TYPE Full
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