Senior Biostatistician in South San Francisco, CA - Fluidigm

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Senior Biostatistician in South San Francisco, CA - Fluidigm

 Fluidigm Corporation seeks an outstanding individual to join a vibrant interdisciplinary group of scientists and engineers to develop single cell analysis, sequencing, genotyping, and gene expression products. 

Essential duties include, but are not limited to, 
- Develop new algorithms, analysis, and assay design pipelines for targeted re-sequencing, methylation, whole genome amplification, and whole transcriptome amplification. 
- Interact with collaborators and internal scientists to establish scientific relevance for novel analysis and assay design.

Requirements: 
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILLS: 

- Ph.D. in Bioinformatics or a related field, including biological sciences, statistics, computer science, or mathematics. 
- 5+ years working experience in Bioinformatics 

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES: 

- Extensive experience with NGS technologies and sequence analysis tools. 
- Understanding and hand-on experience in biostatistics and bioinformatic algorithms. 
- Hand-on experience in PCR assay design. 
- Good understanding biochemistry, genetics and epi-genetics. 
- Proficiency in Unix/Linux, Perl, Python, R and/or MySQL. 
- Highly self-motivated and enjoy working as part of a multi-disciplinary team. 
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. 
- Outstanding oral and written communication skills. 
- Excellent organizational and documentation skills, thorough and detail-orientated. 

Fluidigm is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, or national origin.
- Apply at: http://hirelifescience.com/seeker_jobs.aspx?jobsID=466428&jobtitle=Senior%20Biostatistician