Computational Biologist

Active Motif
United States California Carlsbad


Active Motif, Inc. is a privately held biotechnology company focused on supplying innovative kits and reagents for epigenetics and nuclear function research. Active Motif's services group performs specialized epigenetics-based experiments for leading academic groups and pharmaceutical companies and is seeking a Computational Biologist to join our team.

The Computational Biologist will interact directly with customers and support our epigenetics services and R&D teams at our Carlsbad facility to analyze genome-wide data sets, and report to the Director of Bioinformatics.



Provide bioinformatic support to our epigenetics services and R&D team with genome-wide analysis of data sets such as ChIP-Seq, ATAC-Seq, RNA-Seq, HiC, DNA methylation, and single-cell assay analysis
Interact directly with customers and internal collaborators to help them understand and interpret analysis results using available and sometimes novel bioinformatics methods
Support the improvement and maintenance of current analysis pipelines, and the development of pipelines for new services
Proactively offer solutions and new computational analysis strategies for novel Epigenomic techniques and data presentation
Required Skills

Proficient in Perl, R, and shell scripting
High attention to detail and scientific and technical problem solving
Professional written and verbal communication
Highly organized with maintenance and delivery of large and complex data sets
Knowledge of Next-Gen sequencing pipelines and Epigenomics
Required Experience

PhD. graduate level training in bioinformatics, computational biology or biology related fields with significant bioinformatics experience
Experience in Epigenetics and gene regulation
Expert knowledge of current bioinformatics/genomics/proteomics resources and open-source tools
Experience maintaining and managing a code repository is a plus

In addition to a highly interactive and stimulating work environment, Active Motif also provides competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package. Active Motif is an equal opportunity employer and promotes diversity throughout its workforce. Active Motif is headquartered in Carlsbad, California, and has additional offices in Belgium, Japan and China.

Start date

As soon as possible

How to Apply


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