Data Scientist - #2055

POSITION SUMMARY
 

LOCATION:   Bay area - in the greater Palo Alto area
(some relocation assistance provided)

Note:   Preference for candidates authorized to work in the United States
Our Fees:   You pay nothing to use our services (all fees are company-paid)   

Responsibilities:

  • Building, testing, and optimizing statistical and/or machine learning models (support vector machines, random forests, convolutional neural networks, etc.) related to DNA/RNA/protein data to inform wet lab experiments

  • Working in a small team of 3-4 to develop interdisciplinary skills in data infrastructure, data pipeline scaling, and computational biology

  • Interfacing with a team of computational and experimental biologists to aid in experimental and computational designs


Qualifications - Required

  • Master’s or PhD degree or equivalent in relevant field

  • Experience in building and testing statistical and/or machine learning models (support vector machines, random forests, convolutional neural networks, etc.)

  • Self-motivated and a proactive thinker – can work independently and in teams

  • Relevant experience in statistics, and machine learning

  • Excellent written and communication skills presenting and discussing scientific data

 Qualifications – Preferred but not required

  • 2+ years of industry experience relevant to statistical modeling and/or machine learning

  • Previous roles in managing teams and projects

  • Knowledge in any of the following fields: structural biology, immunology, protein engineering, cancer biology

  • Experience in applying computational models to protein structure data (affinity prediction, protein-protein docking, homology-based predictions, physics-based predictions)

  • Experience analyzing next-generation sequencing data (exome, RNA, genome)

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NOTE:   This is an unofficial document prepared by S L Collins Associates, Inc. to provide basic information concerning the position.   The company we are conducting this search for has the official job description.

 

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