Day Zero Diagnostics is a bacterial genomics startup in Boston that is seeking to recruit a highly motivated computational biologist to join our team. At Day Zero Diagnostics we are modernizing the way infectious diseases are diagnosed and treated by developing a rapid diagnostic that sequences the genomes of pathogenic bacteria, and then uses machine learning methods to provide the species ID and antibiotic resistance profile. We value intellectual curiosity and a strong work ethic.
As a computational biologist, you will be responsible for managing NGS data pipelines and developing microbial genomic data analysis tools. These tools will be used both to aid internal R&D projects, and to provide lab-based services for customer-facing projects. Candidates will gain experience in a multidisciplinary and fast-paced startup environment, and will have ample opportunities to acquire new skills, work closely with an accomplished team, and communicate results through patents, conference presentations, and peer-reviewed publications while working in a supportive and energetic environment. We value intellectual curiosity and a strong work ethic, and look for candidates who are both excited to contribute their expertise and eager to broaden their skillset to new areas.
Under the supervision of the director of computational biology, the applicant independently carries out data analysis tasks, including: