Job title: Bioinformatics Scientist

Job Description
A bioinformatics scientist position is available at Apostle Inc. The successful candidate should be a motivated individual with strong background in bioinformatics, cancer genomics, or biostatistics, and desire to work in a fast-paced startup environment. The work will focus on developing, applying, and publishing bioinformatics models and analytics pipelines to support our current and future products. Applicants should have a demonstrated track record of successful bioinformatics-related research and publications.

  • Design, implement, apply bioinformatics analytics pipelines for complex biomedical data including NGS and other genomics data.
  • Publishing research findings.
  • Collaborate with laboratory researchers to plan experiments.
  • Help with patent application and SOP writing.
  • Collaborate with laboratory researchers to plan experiments.
  • Perform other duties as necessary. Assist in new product/process development, to optimize and validate assay performance and improve laboratory processes. Work as part of a multi-disciplinary scientific team to implement experimental and manufacturing plans and achieve project goals; Communicate results of experiments with colleagues.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; Strong publication records.
  • A strong background in bioinformatics, cancer genomics, or biostatistics.
  • Basic knowledge of regulatory requirements for in vitro diagnostics.
  • MS or PhD degree in Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Biostatistics, Genomics, or related fields.
  • Proficient in one of programming languages: R, Java, Python, C/C++, Perl, PHP
  • Knowledge in frontend technologies, e,g,, HTML5, Javascript, NodeJS, RESTful
  • Experience with statistical analysis of biomedical data using R or SAS
  • Knowledge in database technologies, such as MySQL or NOSQL
Compensation and Benefits
  • This is a full-time position. Apostle offers competitive compensation and benefits package which includes salary, healthcare insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance. Paid time off. Annual salary starts at $65K to $ 100K dependent on experience with potential for stock options.

Company Description
Apostle is a provider of innovative technologies and services for public health and life sciences.

Why work at Apostle
  • Opportunity – Apostle is a thriving startup located in the heart of Silicon Valley. This is an opportunity to become an early employee of an exciting and high energy pre-IPO Research and Development company.
  • Passion & Challenge – We are passionate about what we do and enjoy working with others who feel the same way. We embrace the challenge and hard work that come with working on the cutting edge. You are given the resources you need to succeed and the freedom to make it happen; in return, you will be rewarded as the company grows. We are looking for an enthusiastic person who understands and appreciates the entrepreneurial environment of a startup and who is willing to do what it takes to contribute to the success of the company.
  • Being part of a great team – We are a Stanford University StartX selected company; a BioSpace top 20 Startups to Watch (2018); a partner with Beckman Coulter Life Sciences; and our first wave of new product Apostle MiniMax is featured in Science, 2019;364(6441):696, New Products. Come join us.
Primary Location
North America-United States-CA-San Jose

How to apply
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