Data Scientist

Institution/Company:
Deep Genomics
Location:
Toronto, ON, Canada
Job Type:
  • Staff
Degree Level Required:
Bachelor's, Masters
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Data Scientist

We are seeking a highly motivated data scientist (positions open in multiple groups) with strong programming and scripting skills to help us advance our therapeutic programs to the next level. The successful candidate will work in a multidisciplinary team of biologists and computational scientists, and take on tasks spanning analysis and visualization of experimental data, processing of genomics data, designing antisense oligonucleotide compounds, and supporting pre-clinical development programs. The ideal candidate would have a good understanding of molecular biology, human genetics, and statistics.

Responsibilities:

• Analyze high-throughput experiments to assess data quality and identify hits • Build tools to streamline design of antisense oligonucleotide compounds • Support pre-clinical development programs with computational analyses

Qualifications:

• BSc in Computer Science, Statistics, Bioinformatics, or related fields and two years post-graduate experience, or MSc in the related fields. • Solid knowledge of Python, and some knowledge of R is desirable. • Solid statistics knowledge with ability to perform various statistical analyses independently. • Understanding of basic concepts in molecular biology and human genetics. • Comfort working in a fast-paced and rapidly growing work environment