Senior Statistical Geneticist

Senior Statistical Geneticist

Job Title: Senior Statistical Geneticist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Remote - US/Canada
Contact Name: Jillian Campbell
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Job Published: November 25, 2020 03:12

Job Description

Senior Statistical Geneticist – Series B Machine Learning Focused Biotech Startup – Remote [USA/CAN]

I am currently partnering with a young, high growth biotech startup that’s revolutionizing drug discovery through machine learning applications.

This is an exciting opportunity to play a founding role in a stable, and highly organized group where you will learn a broad range of skills while shaping the culture and strategic direction of the firm! The Senior Statistical Geneticist will lead the strategy for analyzing large-scale data sets to guide disease model development.

Highly Qualified applicants will have:

  • Ph.D. in statistics, genetics, or related discipline; or equivalent experience in industry
  • Experience with genetic association testing (GWAS, EWAS, PheWAS, eQTL mapping) and/or analysis using summary statistics (score regression, meta-analysis, colocalization, fine mapping, etc.)
  • Experience mining large-scale genetic databases
  • Proficient with statistical models for complex datasets, including fundamentals in applied multivariate statistics (goodness of fit, estimating confidence)
  • Proficiency in Python
  • Familiar working with multi-dimensional phenotypes; and/or working with genomic data from different modalities
  • Experience integrating studies from large-scale diverse populations, including correcting for population structure and other differences between platforms


Benefits Overview:

  • Highly competitive compensation packages
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Paid Parental Leave


This position is a priority hire and will move quickly, interested candidates should submit resumes ASAP to be considered. For questions, please reach out to


Senior Statistical Geneticist – Series B Machine Learning Focused Biotech Startup – Remote [USA/CAN]

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