Computational Biologist, R&D

Organization
Dow AgroSciences
Job Location
Indianapolis, IN 46268
Benefits

Dow AgroSciences offers:

- Competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits
- An annual variable pay program that rewards team and individual performance while sharing success across the company
- Employee stock ownership - and the commitment to long-term success that it brings
- On-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive and rewarding work environment
- Career experiences that can span different Dow businesses and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth
- The chance to work within a global company and interact with colleagues from around the world
- Opportunities that spark your imagination and ignite your passion to help others

Job Description

Dow AgroSciences seeks an innovative Computational Biologist for genetic, genomic, proteomic, and phenotypic data analysis. The successful candidate will join the Data Analysis Department within R&D and will interface with scientists across Dow AgroSciences R&D. The candidate will use computational approaches spanning genetic, genomic, phenotype, and protein sequence data to drive hypothesis generation and enable automated computing systems.

Key job responsibilities are:

- Develop innovative automated computing platforms for integrating genetic, genomic, and phenotype data to enable R&D decisions
- Enable hypothesis generation using genomic and proteomics data analysis spanning sequence (gene, RNA, protein) and protein structure analysis.
- Monitor emerging computational and data analysis technologies to accelerate program objectives and translate leads into actionable research activities.

This position is located at Dow AgroSciences’ world headquarters in Indianapolis, IN, USA on its modern and expanding campus. Domestic relocation support is provided for this position.

Requirements

Qualifications

- Doctoral degree in computational biology or closely related field
- Demonstrated experience in multiple areas of the following data types: DNA, RNA, protein, pathway, and phenotype
- Demonstrated experience in working in a high-performance computing environment
- Demonstrated experience in computing software (MATLAB or similar), compiled programming languages (Java or similar) and database programming languages (e.g. SQL or similar)

Basic qualifications

- Doctoral degree in computational biology or closely related field

About Our Organization

Dow AgroSciences discovers, develops, and brings to market crop protection and plant biotechnology solutions for the growing world. Based in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, Dow AgroSciences is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company and had annual global sales of $7.3 billion in 2014. Learn more at www.dowagro.com. 

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