Scientist I at Myriad Genetics, Inc

Posted in Science 10 days ago.

Location: South San Francisco, California

Job Description:

Myriad Genetics, Inc

Location: South San Francisco, CA, United States
Job Identification: 1176
Job Schedule: Full time


  • Design and perform analyses for publications to drive the clinical development across 14 products, leveraging large datasets including both clinical and laboratory data
  • Serve as the expert scientist who can turn a hunch or intuition-your own or a colleague's-into a rigorous quantitative analysis
  • Work closely with different groups across the organization, e.g., medical affairs, biostatistics, clinical operations, marketing, and sales across different products
  • Communicate scientifically complex topics to diverse stakeholders across the company and externally through academic and clinical conferences
  • Influence the medical guidelines that impact the lives of millions of people
  • Thrive on handling diverse projects with a range of time-scales

  • PhD (or equivalent experience) in Computational Biology, Biophysics, Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, Statistics, Molecular Biology, Genetics, or related discipline.
  • Well versed in computational analyses with large datasets and making quantitative arguments from first principles.
  • Computational skills, preferably with fluency in Python or another scripting language.
  • Track record of peer-reviewed publications in well-respected journals; we're especially interested in those where you played a driving role.
  • Excellent communication via speech, text, and graphics.
  • Strategic thinker and implementer
  • A sense of humility and an eagerness to contribute to a supportive, interdisciplinary team

Physical & Lifting Requirements
  • Lifting Requirements - medium work or exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, 20 pound of force frequently, and 10 pounds of force consistently.
  • Physical Requirements - stationary positioning, moving, operating, ascending/descending, communicating, observing, reaching and repetitive motion.
  • Use of equipment and tools necessary to perform essential job functions.
  • Hazards and Atmospheric Conditions - exposure to fumes, dust, extreme temperatures, wet and/or humid, noise, vibration, mists or gases, mechanical hazards, chemical hazards, electrical hazards and radiant energy hazards. OSHA Category I - duties performed routinely requires exposure to blood, body fluid and tissue.

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