Statistical Geneticist

    • Job Tracking ID: 170084
    • Job Location: Seattle, WA
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: June 27, 2017
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

ARE YOU ADAPTIVE? We’re driving groundbreaking research in cancer and other immune-mediated diseases that translates into novel clinical diagnostics and innovative therapeutics. We are at the forefront of immune-based discoveries, transforming the future state of health through our disruptive, proprietary immunosequencing technology. With strong financial footing and rapid growth, we are looking for the brightest, most passionate and collaborative innovators to join us.

At Adaptive, you'll be challenged, you'll be inspired, and you'll be proud to be part of an innovative organization making a real impact on improving the quality of life globally. No matter what your role is, you'll find a diverse, team-driven, fun culture where your contributions truly count. #BeingAdaptive

Position Overview:

We are seeking a scientist who is fluent in statistics, experienced in the analysis of DNA sequencing data, familiar with modern wet lab practices, and enthusiastic about working in the immunosequencing field. Your main role will be to lead the statistical analysis for FDA submissions of clinical assays, the internal validation of new assays, and the development of quality control criteria for internal processes. An ideal hire will excel at exploring, visualizing, and troubleshooting biological data. We want someone who can coordinate work across a variety of different studies and ensure the timely deployment of critical technologies. As a member of our Statistical Genetics and Computational Biology groups, you should be thoughtful about statistical analysis, adept at statistical modeling, and excellent at communicating technical results to diverse audiences.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with wet lab scientists to devise assay validation experiments and statistical analysis plans
  • Perform quick and thorough analyses of DNA sequencing data to understand outliers, make descriptive figures, and address key statistical questions
  • Present results to a wide variety of stakeholders, from wet lab operators to computational biologists to executive team members
  • BE A PROBLEM SOLVER: communicate well, ask questions, proactively eliminate bottlenecks, and be the person people go to when they want a job done right

Experience and Skills:

Required Experience:

  • Master’s degree in Statistics, Biostatistics, Computational Biology, or related field
  • Fluency in scientific programming and data visualization
  • Demonstrated ability to work on multidisciplinary teams
  • Demonstrated excellence at presenting technical material to diverse audiences

Preferred Experience:

  • Ph.D. in Statistics, Biostatistics, Computational Biology, or related field
  • 3+ years’ experience in biostatistics or statistical analysis of DNA sequencing data
  • Experience designing and analyzing validation experiments for laboratory assays
  • Experience collaborating with wet lab scientists on data generation and analysis

Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Excellent benefits package including employer paid medical, dental, vision, vacations and holidays for eligible positions.

Adaptive Biotechnologies Corp. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

NOTE TO EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES: Adaptive Biotechnologies values our relationships with our Recruitment Partners and will only accept resumes from those partners whom have been contracted by a member of our Human Resources team to collaborate with us. Adaptive Biotechnologies is not responsible for any fees related to resumes that are unsolicited or are received by any employee of Adaptive Biotechnologies who is not a member of the Human Resources team.