Bioinformatician

Selfdecode

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About Us:Ā 

We are a fast-growing and leading company in the personalized health space. We build software to help interpret peoplesā€™ genetics, lab tests and symptoms in order to give personalized health recommendations.

  • Our primary goal is to give people the tools they need to live a healthier and better lifeĀ 

  • We are a flat organization and prioritize efficiencyĀ 

  • We work as a team and every input and suggestion is taken into account, no matter who it comes fromĀ 

  • We thrive on open communication and dedicationĀ 

  • We are a meritocracy and people who show good abilities can move up in the organization fast.

Our three companies:

Selfhacked.com - With over 1.5 million visitors per month, SelfHacked is the best source of scientific information on supplements and health topics with integrity, no agenda or ideology. We strive for completeness and accuracy, and we work to make it accessible for everyone. The SelfHacked team includes 4 PhDs, 1 PharmD, 2 PhD students, 2 MS in Biology, and a few Biochemistry graduates.

SelfDecode.com - We analyze people's DNA (over 15,000 users so far) and symptoms and give them health recommendations based on their DNA that are simple and easy to understand using our custom-built algorithms.

LabTestAnalyzer.com - Provides high-quality, science-backed information and lifestyle, diet, and supplement recommendations based on lab test results.

We are very selective in our process because we look for a very long-term, full time partnership with our employees.

If this is the type of company you want to be a part of, apply now!

Job Type and Pay:Ā 

We are looking for a talented Bioinformatician. Pay will be in accordance with abilities and experience.

  • Full-time onlyĀ 

  • Position is remoteĀ 

  • No agencies

Required Duties & Skills:Ā 

  • Develop methods and perform analyses that will advance the understanding of human genetics and shape SelfDecodeā€™s consumer productĀ 

  • Consult with researchers to analyze problems, recommend technology-based solutions, or determine computational strategiesĀ 

  • Initiate long-term R&D projects that bring research advances into SelfDecodeā€™s consumer productĀ 

  • Analyze large molecular datasets such as genomic sequence dataĀ 

  • Review professional literature to maintain professional knowledgeĀ 

  • Provide scientific support to a variety of teams across the company in a way that makes scientific knowledge accessible to a wide audienceĀ 

  • Provide statistical and computational tools for biologically based activities such as genetic analysis, measurement of gene expression, and gene function determinationĀ 

  • Keep abreast of the latest in Biochemistry, instrumentation, or software by reading scientific literature and attending professional conferencesĀ 

  • Review professional literature to maintain professional knowledgeĀ 

  • Improve user interfaces to bioinformatics software and databasesĀ 

  • Create or modify web-based bioinformatics toolsĀ 

  • Work collaboratively with departments such as marketing, business development, and developers to coordinate product development or improvementĀ 

  • Prepare summary statistics of information regarding human genomeĀ 

  • Ph.D. in Population Genetics, Statistical Genetics or a related field (e.g., Genetics, Computer Science, Statistics, Bioinformatics, Physics, Mathematics)Ā 

  • Evolutionary or population genetics research experienceĀ 

  • Experience in algorithm development or machine learning approachesĀ 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Plusses:Ā 

  • Hands-on experience working with very large datasets in PythonĀ 

  • Research focus on human population genetics, linguistics or anthropology

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