Computational Biologist / Senior Computational Biologist

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Niveau d'étude minimal
Durée du poste
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Date de prise de fonction
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Station F
5 parvis Alan Turing
75013 Paris

Akpeli Nordor
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Epigene Labs ( is a newly formed startup at the intersection of data science, genomics, and drug discovery in oncology. We are building a technology platform for the aggregation, analysis, and visualization of multi-omic data: a major challenge for cancer drug hunters. This platform relies on semantic technologies and machine learning algorithms for metadata standardization, and on biostatistics, bioinformatics, and system biology methods for multi-omic data analysis. We operate within an innovative, value-based business model promoting incentive alignment between cancer scientists and data scientists for the discovery of novel precision oncology approaches. Towards this goal, we are seeking a talented computational biologist/senior computational biologist eager to leverage his/her skills in our fight against cancer. This role will report directly to Epigene Labs’ co-founder in charge of building the R&D team. The team is located in Paris at Station F, world’s biggest startup campus, and benefits from the advisory of world-class cancer scientists and data scientists, as well as seasoned tech and biotech entrepreneurs and investors.

Key Responsibilities
• Design, prototype, and implement methods for integrative analysis of cancer transcriptomic data, as well as other high-throughput molecular data types
Apply statistical-, system biology-, and machine learning-based approaches to establish and benchmark predictive models based on biological, clinical, and drug response data
• Collaborate with data science and software engineering teams on the development of data analysis pipelines for the discovery of innovative therapeutic and diagnostic targets in oncology and immuno-oncology
• Collaborate with partnering biology and medical teams at world-leading cancer centers and high-profile biotech companies
• Document, summarize, and present results in various settings, including management meetings and, on occasion, scientific conferences (domestically and internationally)

Minimum Requirements
• MS or PhD in computational biology, bioinformatics, biology, data science, or related technical fields
• At least 3 years of experience in building predictive models based on transcriptomic data (RNA sequencing, microarray platforms); academic and/or industry experience will be considered
• Ability to implement and benchmark computational methods from the fields of biostatistics, bioinformatics, and system biology
• Proficiency in R/Python programming for data analysis
• Outstanding interpersonal and English communication skills
• A team player with the ability to also work autonomously, and who has a lifelong learning mindset

Preferred Qualifications
• Working knowledge of oncology and/or immunology
• Experience with mining publicly available database (GEO, TCGA, etc.)
• Experience with genomic, epigenomic, and/or single-cell NGS data
• Experience with AWS/GCP/OVH environments for cloud computing
• Experience with version control systems (Git) and microservice/container systems (Dockers)

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