This is where your legacy begins! The Advanced Solutions Group at Leidos currently has an opening for a Scientist / Senior Scientist – Computational Biology to work in our San Diego, California office. We are seeking a broadly trained and highly motivated computational biologist for advanced technology programs focused on molecular biology, genetics / genomics, systems biology, synthetic biology, and bioinformatics. This is a highly dynamic and integrative environment in which talented and creative scientists can thrive working on a diverse array of multidisciplinary projects. The group has an immediate need for someone with strong skills in systems-level data integration (NGS-derived) and predictive statistical modeling.
Roles and Responsibilities:- Lead and/or support on-going and future efforts to characterize changes in multiple-omics profiles under different conditions.- Develop statistical and machine learning-based models to leverage new insight into biological systems from –omics data (e.g., genomics, epigenomics, transcriptomics, metabolomics).- Contribute to the development of novel applications in support of government-funded efforts in the areas of synthetic and systems biology.- Effectively communicate research in team meetings, progress reports, peer-reviewed publications, and patents.- Quickly adapt to evolving research needs, rapidly acquire new scientific knowledge and stay informed on new technologies.- Work effectively as a member of an interdisciplinary team consisting of biologists, chemists, mathematicians, statisticians, and engineers. Lead Candidates should follow sound scientific practices and maintain effective documentation of activities and analyses.