Statistical Geneticist Intern

San Francisco
Summer 2020
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About the program

All internship positions are full-time positions based in our San Francisco office. We will provide relocation support as well as a monthly stipend of $4000. Our internship program is 14 weeks long with start dates in either May or June. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.

What you'll do

You'll work closely with our research team to write a paper, aiming for a publication in a top-tier journal.

  • Work on a state-of-the-art pipeline developed in-house.
  • Collaborate with other top scientists and previously published authors in the statistical genetics field.
  • Plan and execute on a research concept. You'll see it from inception all the way through paper submission.
  • Use quantitative methods to define and advance key areas of our research agenda.

Who you are

Currently pursuing a Ph.D. degree in any of the following fields: Computational Biology, Statistics, Biostatistics or Machine Learning. We give preference to those in the 3rd year or higher of their Ph.D. program.

What you'll bring

  • 2+ experience with functional genomics.
  • Proficiency in Python, command-line, and optionally, R.
  • Expertise in general machine learning and statistical methods.
  • Ability to implement and interpret predictive models.
  • Stellar communication and ability to collaborate in cross-functional teams.


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