Computational Biologist

Organization
Intellia Therapeutics
Job Location
Cambridge, MA 01826
Job Description

Intellia Therapeutics is seeking a computational biologist/bioinformatician to support the development of CRISPR/Cas9 based therapeutics. This position is an opportunity to contribute to diverse aspects Intellia's bioinformatics platform from the building pipelines for processing NGS data to analyzing downstream data.

Requirements

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop and support NGS pipelines using commonly utilized tools (BWA, bowtie, samtools, etc)

  • Apply rigorous statistical methods for testing hypotheses on processed data

  • Implement and optimize databases and data storage methods (MySQL)

  • Work with scientists to develop computational methods and tools to support new assays and implement data analyses

  • Create scientifically rigorous visualizations, communications, and presentations of results

 

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Demonstrated ability to write elegant and clean code in R, Python, Perl, or C++

  • Experience processing and analyzing biological data, specifically sequencing data

  • Familiarity with Linux and shell scripting/bash

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BS/MS in Bioinformatics with at least 2 years of relevant experience or recent Ph.D. in Computational Biology/Bioinformatics or related field

How to Apply
About Our Organization

The development of CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing technology opens a new frontier in biomedical research and clinical intervention. Adapted from a natural cellular process, CRISPR/Cas9 permits the editing of any gene in any organism with unprecedented simplicity and flexibility. Intellia was founded in 2014 by Caribou Biosciences and Atlas Venture, along with a consortium of leading scientists who have helped define the space. Intellia Therapeutics holds exclusive access to a broad intellectual property portfolio covering the application of CRISPR/Cas9 technology for human therapeutic use.

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