Scientist, Computational Biology

  • Job Reference: 425087257-2
  • Date Posted: 17 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Commonwealth Sciences, Inc.
  • Location: Boston, Massachusetts
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Science & Technology
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Position located in Waltham, MA.

Responsibilities of the Scientist, Computational Biology:
  • Design and conduct computational biology research to develop novel products that help treat autoimmune diseases
  • Integrate and interrogate large, diverse datasets to develop strategies for gaining biological insights into and across various disease areas
  • Apply deep knowledge of human biology, cell biology, immunology and therapeutic development to novel research problems quickly and creatively
  • Develop and test hypotheses to accelerate and refine prioritization of candidate drug targets
  • Work closely with the data science team to solve complex problems with strong biological intuition and an application-oriented mindset
  • Maintain knowledge of latest scientific and technology advancements in field
  • Succinctly communicate complex scientific concepts in high-quality documents and scientific publications
Requirements of the Scientist, Computational Biology:
  • PhD in Immunology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry or relevant fields
  • 2+ years of relevant postdoctoral experience
  • Experience working as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Strong communication skills in a collaborative environment