Bioinformatics Scientist

Employer
InnerPlant
Location
Davis, California
Posted
May 21, 2024
Closes
May 28, 2024
Ref
2763478057
Discipline
Other
Position Type
Scientist
Specialty
Other
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
About Us

InnerPlant is the place for curious people who want to create innovative traits that harness plant physiology and unlock data at scale to boost global agricultural yields and sustainability. We're backed by industry giant John Deere and other veteran venture capitalists and are poised for massive growth as we reimagine the role of crops in our farming system, developing crops that can tell us what they need by turning plants into Living Sensors.

If you're a dreamer and optimist, someone who believes they can change the world and want to take action to leave a positive lasting impact - this is the opportunity for you.

Job Description

We are seeking a Bioinformatics Scientist to join our growing data science team. The ideal candidate will have experience in analyzing and interpreting large-scale biological datasets, with a strong background in computational biology, statistics, and programming. As this position will work closely with all of our different scientific and business teams, we place a high value on communication and collaboration. The ability to work independently and efficiently is paramount.

Roles and Responsibilities

Analyze and interpret large-scale biological datasets using computational tools and statistical methods

Develop and implement algorithms for data analysis and visualization

Collaborate with other members of the biology, detection, and business teams to integrate bioinformatics analyses with other data sources

Communicate findings to cross-functional teams and stakeholders

Stay up-to-date on industry trends and emerging technologies in bioinformatics, molecular biology, agriculture, and other relevant fields

Requirements

Qualifications

MS or PhD in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Statistics, or related field

3+ years of experience in bioinformatics analysis of large-scale datasets

Strong programming skills in Python, R, or similar languages

Experience with data visualization tools such as D3.js or ggplot2

Knowledge of genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics, or metabolomics data analysis techniques

Excellent communication skills and ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams.

Knowledge of plant biology, agriculture, or remote sensing a huge plus

Benefits

Working at InnerPlant

The US base salary range for this position is $90,000 - $150,000 + benefits. Within the range, individual pay is determined by factors including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training.

InnerPlant provides an amazing opportunity to work on some of the hardest problems facing humanity and help design the agricultural systems of the future. In addition to working with a fun team, we offer competitive compensation, insurance benefits, and flexible time-off.

InnerPlant provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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