Statistical Genetics/Data Scientist


: $97,863.33 - $157,700.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Scientific Research

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Statistical Genetics/Data Scientist Duties: As contractor in the Cancer Immunology (CI) & Human Genetics research departments, located in South San Francisco, you will work in close collaboration with scientists using state-of-the-art bioinformatics and biostatistics tools and methods. The main focus of this position is the analysis of genetic immunogenetic data (HLA alleles, KIR types) to establish statistical associations with outcome and safety phenotypes in patient cohorts from cancer immunotherapy clinical trials. Your tasks will include: Statistical association analyses of large human genetic data sets from cancer immunotherapy trials, with a focus on immunogenetic variation (e.g. HLA and KIR variation) Analysis of next generation sequencing data (Illumina, Oxford Nanopore) Contribution to the human genetics QC and analysis pipelines Collaboration with experimental, clinical and bioinformatics scientists to inform the design and focus of statistical data analysis projects Visualization of genetic data and association results Skills: You have a PhD in human genetics, statistics, or data science You can work successfully work as a member of cross-functional teams that contribute to drug and biomarker discovery and development You are experienced in using commonly used human genetics and bioinformatics software tools such as Plink, VCFtools, etc. You are comfortable writing and understanding code in languages such as R or Python for bioinformatics analysis You have excellent communication skills in English Previous experience working with immunogenetics datasets and basic knowledge in immunology and/or cancer biology would be beneficial

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Associated topics: biostatistics, data analyst, probability, statistics, c * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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