We are seeking a talented Statistician at either junior or senior levels to join the dynamic bioinformatics/data science team here at Gladstone Institutes.Â You will be providing statistical support to the world-class biomedical research conducted in labs at Gladstone Institutes, UCSF, and beyond. Working closely with experimental scientists, you will lead end-to-end studies from hypotheses and experimental design, to analysis plans, implementation and pipelining, to methods assessment and result reporting or publication. You will be working with a variety of data types generated by various platforms and technologies (eg, genome sequencing, bulk RNA-seq, single cell analysis, ChIP-seq, ATAC-seq, metagenomics, CRISPR screens, mass spectrometry, and others).Â Expertise and knowledge of state-of-the art sequencing tools/platforms, analysis methods and annotation methods are preferred but not required.Â You will have opportunities for teaching, authorship, methods development, grant applications, and further training to develop your expertise and skill sets. We accommodate a flexible working schedule to facilitate work-life balance.
MSÂ in Statistics or similar quantitative fields and at least 2 + years experience with analysis of sequence data, large biological datasets using R, Python, Perl or equivalent is required
PhD in Statistics or similar quantitative fields and experience with analysis of sequence data, large biological datasets using R, Python, Perl or equivalent is required.
Statistical genetics experience or experience incorporating various biological data types is strongly preferred.
Prior consulting or industrial experience supporting research is a plus.
The successful candidate will have a strong background in computational science, statistical analysis, experimental design, and quantitative analysis of biological systems, as well as a demonstrated ability to communicate and work effectively with all types and levels of internal and external collaborators.
Internal Number: REQ-148
About Gladstone Institutes
The Gladstone Institutes is an independent, not-for-profit research institution affiliated with the University of California San Francisco (UCSF), transforming the health and well-being of all people through medical research, education, and outreach in the fields focused on heart disease, immunology and virology including HIV/AIDS, and neurological disease. Home to notable leaders in the field of medical science, including 2012 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine recipient Shinya Yamanaka, M.D.,Ph.D. Gladstone is comprised of four institutes in addition to various Centers and programs focusing approximately 500 members of our team on its mission: Science Overcoming Disease. Located in an award-winning building adjacent to UCSF's Mission Bay Campus, Gladstone offers a competitive salary and benefits program within a robust environment for those seeking to maximize their potential. Please consider Gladstone and make a difference in human health.