Whole Biome is an early-stage, venture-backed biotech located in San Francisco. We are a small team of scientists, engineers and physicians interested in improving human health by using the latest research from diverse fields, such as, microbiology, molecular biology, high-throughput genomics, distributed computing, pharmaceutical development and nutrition sciences.
We are currently seeking an intern with experience in analyzing high-throughput genomics datasets, e.g., RNA-Seq, DNA-Seq, metabolomics. Broadly, this position will involve the following activities:
Design and analyze multi-omics experiments with large datasets
Implement and develop state of the art metagenomics analyses
Develop statistical software packages for internal use
Present to the whole company at the end of internship
At least Master in Bioinformatics, Statistics, Computational Biology, Computer Science, Mathematics, or related field
Strong understanding of bioinformatics algorithms, e.g., sequence assembly and alignment, genomic annotation
Solid knowledge of statistical techniques, e.g., EDA, regression analysis, hypothesis testing and ML methods
Strong programming skills: 3+ years in R, 3+ years in Unix/Linux environments using Bash, Make, github, and related Unix tools, 1+ year in Python and/or Scala.
Independent thinker and problem solver
Must have at least 3.0 GPA
Minimum availability of 12 weeks
PhD or postdoc in Bioinformatics, Statistics, Computational Biology, Computer Science, Mathematics, or related field
Background in biology/microbiology
Some experience in biomedical research
Experience in parallel and Cloud computing
Whole Biome is developing novel classes of therapeutics and diagnostics that target the human microbiome to improve the lives of patients suffering from a variety of diseases. At Whole Biome, we employ cutting-edge technology in our R&D pipeline. We are passionate about building products that are best-in-class and we are looking for individuals who embody that same desire.
At Whole Biome, we understand that success means building great teams to solve challenging problems. We hire the best and brightest and give everyone the resources we need to succeed.
Sweet Perks - casual culture (66% of founders usually wearing hoodies) - artisanal coffee - on-site gym - strong belief in work/life balance; we believe it, we encourage it, we live it - collaborative, team environment - off-site, team building adventures - walking distance to Caltrain, Muni - walking distance to bars and restaurants in Dogpatch
If you're someone who thrives in a fast-paced environment where autonomy and collaborative teams are equally valued, AND you are excited to dedicate your life to improving health, please get in touch with us!
Email email@example.com with your resume and cover letter to begin the application process. Even if you don't see an opening that fits you, please send us your resume if you think your background and personality would be a great fit!