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Scientist Bioinformatics

A2 Biotherapeutics
Los Angeles, CA
  • Expired: September 24, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.

At A2 Bio, our mission is to extend the reach of cell therapy to tackle the next frontier in cancer treatment: solid tumors. Our team is dedicated to pushing the boundaries of science to transform medicine and turn the tide on serious illnesses. Central to achieving this mission is our focus on hiring and developing the best talent and building an environment that enables our team to do the best work of their careers and make an impact on patients and society at large. We are seeking a highly motivated individual with experience in the field of bioinformatics to help advance our Tmod™ platform.

In this role you will work closely with members of the Discovery Research team, including the CSO, in a very collaborative team environment to help discover and develop innovative cell therapies. The successful candidate will be a bioinformatician/computational biologist with a deep understanding of biological phenomena, or an experimentalist with a solid background in bioinformatics/computational biology. You will join us at our research facility in Agoura Hills, CA and work in a dynamic, fast-paced and team-oriented environment. We will consider a remote or hybrid assignment for this position. There is also flexibility around job title depending on your level of experience. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Application of modern techniques in bioinformatics and statistical analysis to advance discovery programs. Mining and analysis of large data sets, including gene-expression (e.g., RNAseq) and next generation sequencing (NGS) data. Work cross-functionally to identify and validate disease targets and interrogate drug safety. Requirements Doctorate degree OR Master’s degree & 3+ years of scientific experience OR Bachelor’s degree & 5+ years of scientific experience Preferred Qualifications and Experience: Advanced degree in Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Genomics or related area. Familiarity with NGS methods, and hands-on experience with NGS data handling and analysis. Experience with large-scale data mining from data repositories (eg.

TCGA, GTEx, etc) and data analysis. Proficiency in at least two programming languages (eg. Python, Java etc). Understanding of mathematics/statistical concepts and hands-on experience with tools (eg. R, Matlab etc).

Ability to develop customized bioinformatics tools is a plus. Hands-on experience working in the laboratory is a plus. Strong background in biology in the areas of immunology, inflammation, or cancer biology. Benefits At A2 Bio, every member of staff plays a critical role in ensuring we deliver on our mission. We recognize that delivering great science means investing in and developing our team. Our benefits programs are just one of the many ways we strive to help our employees take care of themselves and their families.

We offer a variety of programs to help meet the needs of our diverse team and will continue to build on our offerings as we grow. Benefits include: ● Competitive base salary and annual incentive opportunities ● Equity participation ● Medical, dental and vision benefits ● Life, disability and accident coverage ● Health and wellness programs ● Paid time off and holidays ● Flexible work arrangements ● Paid parental leave ● Environment where professional development is actively encouraged and supported. A2 is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability status. A2 requires all staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. In accordance with applicable law, A2 will provide reasonable accommodations to staff members who qualify on the basis of a medical reason or a sincerely held religious belief.

A2 Biotherapeutics

Address

Los Angeles, CA
USA

Industry

Technology