Computational Biologist, Senior

Key Role:

Provide statistical and computational analysis capabilities for large genetic datasets. Develop and execute research plans involving analysis of large-scale multi-omics data. Document and disseminate best practices and methods for genomic analysis. Present data and results in client meetings and in scientific forums. Write manuscripts, abstracts, and white papers. This position is open to remote delivery anywhere within the U.S., to include the District of Columbia.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Experience with programming in R or Python

  • Experience with statistical and computational analysis of genomic data

  • Knowledge of human genomic data and common open source genomic analysis tools

  • Ability to independently conduct analysis, report results, and draw conclusions

  • Ability to communicate complex concepts clearly and concisely to management, clients, researchers, and on-site staff

  • Ability to quickly digest new concepts and apply them

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust or Suitability/Fitness determination based on client requirements

  • Master’s degree and 3+ years of experience in genetics, computational biology, statistics, bioinformatics or biomedical engineering or Doctorate degree

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience conducting analyses in high-performance computing (HPC) environments

  • Experience with Next Generation Sequencing or array genotype data

  • Experience with large population cohorts, including the UK Biobank or similar

  • Experience with data standardization and harmonization for clinical Electronic Health Records (EHR)

  • Experience working with controlled vocabularies and conducting large-scale phenome-wide association study (PheWAS) and Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) analysis

  • Experience with multi-omics data analysis, machine learning methods, and statistical modeling


Applicants selected will be subject to a government investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements of the U.S. government client.


The proposed salary range for this position in Colorado is 125,000 to 150,000. Final salary will be determined based on various factors.

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