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Senior Principal Bioinformatics Scientist and Group Lead, Neuroscience

Company: Genentech
Location: Richmond
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

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 not required.
  • The successful candidate will likely have 10 or more years experience, post-PhD.
  • 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 technologies.
  • 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 computational analyses.
  • 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 time

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