Ciscovery Bio Inc hiring Bioinformatics Scientist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

About Ciscovery Bio, Inc:

Ciscovery Bio is a genomics company that discovers and utilizes gene regulatory elements for drug development, precision medicine, and biotechnology.


About the Position:

Are you interested in applying the fundamental principles of biology to drug development and treatment? We are seeking a Bioinformatics scientist to join our interdisciplinary R&D team in Philadelphia, PA. This position will play a critical role in building functional genomics-guided predictive models for drug toxicity and efficacy in multiple cellular, pathological or genetic backgrounds.


Job Responsibilities and Expectations:

-Analyze functional genomics data (e.g., massively parallel reporter assay data, RNA-seq)

-Analyze genomic variations from human populations and cancer genomes

-Analyze drug-genome interactions

-Build functional genomics-guided predictive models of drug effects

-Participate in grant writing and preparation of presentations to stakeholders

-Participate in journal clubs to stay current with respect to new and relevant technologies/discoveries

-Present data and communicate effectively

-Work efficiently with external partners

-Work alongside senior leaders to deliver set milestones of the company



-Ph.D. in Bioinformatics or related fields

-Experience with public genome databases (e.g., TCGA, 1000 Genome, HapMap)

-Proficiency in open-source software for population genomics analyses

-Proficiency in NGS analysis

-Proficiency in statistical analysis

-Proficiency with R and Python/Perl

-Experience in Machine Learning techniques, a plus

-Strong verbal and written communication skills

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