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Statistical Genetics/Data Scientist

Kelly Services
South San Francisco, CA 94080
**Statistical Genetics/Data Scientist**



Duties: As contractor in the Cancer Immunology (CI) & Human Genetics research departments, located in South San Francisco, you will work in close collaboration with scientists using state-of-the-art bioinformatics and biostatistics tools and methods. The main focus of this position is the analysis of genetic immunogenetic data (HLA alleles, KIR types) to establish statistical associations with outcome and safety phenotypes in patient cohorts from cancer immunotherapy clinical trials.



Your tasks will include:



Statistical association analyses of large human genetic data sets from cancer immunotherapy trials, with a focus on immunogenetic variation (e.g. HLA and KIR variation) Analysis of next generation sequencing data (Illumina, Oxford Nanopore) Contribution to the human genetics QC and analysis pipelines Collaboration with experimental, clinical and bioinformatics scientists to inform the design and focus of statistical data analysis projects Visualization of genetic data and association results



Skills:



You have a PhD in human genetics, statistics, or data science You can work successfully work as a member of cross-functional teams that contribute to drug and biomarker discovery and development You are experienced in using commonly used human genetics and bioinformatics software tools such as Plink, VCFtools, etc.



You are comfortable writing and understanding code in languages such as R or Python for bioinformatics analysis You have excellent communication skills in English Previous experience working with immunogenetics datasets and basic knowledge in immunology and/or cancer biology would be beneficial










**Why Kelly** **** **?**



With Kelly, youll have access to some of the worlds highest regarded scientific organizationsproviding you with opportunities to work on todays most challenging, research-intensive, and relevant projects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits youll be proud to help advance. We work with 90 of the Fortune 100 companies and found opportunities for more than 10,000 scientific professionals last year.


You pursued a career in science to fuel your quest for knowledge and your desire to make the world a better place. Let Kelly fuel your careerconnect with us today.




**About Kelly** ****



At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm
Posted: 2020-01-24 Expires: 2020-04-25

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Statistical Genetics/Data Scientist

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