Computational Immunologist/Bioinformatician



New York, NY, USA
Posted on Wednesday, October 18, 2023
This is an exciting opportunity to join a fast-paced, growing FRO startup, which is still in stealth. We are looking for a Computational Immunologist/Bioinformatician with experience in the modeling and analysis of large-scale immunological datasets. The successful candidate will develop pipelines for and contribute to the analysis of large-scale adaptive immune cell datasets. You will work closely with other computational and experimental scientists to create groundbreaking new insights into adaptive immunity.


  • Design, prototype, implement, computational pipelines for high-throughput immune cell datasets (both bulk and single-cell as well as other functional data types)
  • Perform deep and detailed analyses for data-intensive experiments
  • Prepare large-scale datasets for internal and external usage
  • Hands-on development of interactive tools for other teammates (RShiny, Python)
  • Demonstrate a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others


  • Ph.D. in computational biology, bioinformatics, or related fields is required
  • Experience in adaptive immunity research
  • Proven track record of developing computational analysis of immune cell data
  • Expertise with sc-RNAseq data
  • Proficiency with Python/R, associated analyses and visualization packages, as well as command line
  • Expertise with good practices for reproducible research (git, Jupyter)

Advanced Qualifications (experience in one or all of the following is preferred, but not required)

  • Experience with cloud computing platforms
  • Experience in machine learning
  • Experience with simulation frameworks for immune receptor data

We offer

  • Competitive compensation: $90,000 - $120,000 a year
  • Excellent medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Generous time off + paid holidays
  • A supportive environment to learn and develop new skills
  • An opportunity to participate in high-impact, fast-paced, cutting-edge, collaborative team science; contribute to curing disease; and work with leading experts from different fields
  • Exciting location in the Soho area of Manhattan
The Company aims to help fill a structural gap in today's R&D system. We enable fundamental research that requires unusual levels of scale and coordination yet is not rapidly monetizable by industry. We’re bringing together top talent from academia, industry, and startups to build a new model for innovative R&D. As an incubator within the Schmidt Futures Network, we identify high-impact scientific or technical research and development opportunities, ultimately defining and launching these projects as Focused Research Organizations.
The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that proudly pursues and hires a diverse workforce. We do not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion or religious belief, ethnic or national origin, nationality, sex, gender, gender-identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state, or federal law or Company policy. We strive for a healthy and safe workplace and strictly prohibit harassment of any kind.