When you're part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you'll
do important work such as helping customers in finding cures for
cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe.
Your work will have real-world impact, and you'll be supported in
achieving your career goals.
Location/Division Specific Information
In the genetic sciences bioinformatics group we help develop
tools for genetic analysis in research, human health, and
agricultural genomics. Our products enable population-scale studies
and individual genetic insights.
How you will make an impact
You will join a team of bioinformatics scientists developing
next-generation microarrays for human and animal research. Your
efforts will determine the success of both internal and customer
What you will do
You will work in a highly collaborative environment, frequently
self-directed but constantly interacting with other scientists and
project teams. We develop algorithms and methods for data analysis,
support our most exciting projects and customers, and work with
multidisciplinary teams to develop new methods and launch new
products. Facility in problem solving and data analysis will be
essential to success!
How will you get here?
Education: Ph.D. in bioinformatics, genetics, computer science,
or a related field, or equivalent experience, plus 3 - 5 years'
- NGS or microarray analysis, GWAS, population and/or medical
- Algorithm development, statistical analysis, and/or machine
learning in bioinformatics or computational biology
- Customer interaction
- Product development in biotech or pharmaceutical areas is a
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
- Proficiency in R, SQL, Python and/or Perl, and the Linux
environment; C++ is helpful
- Understanding of statistical tests, linear models, ANOVA,
- Knowledge of genetics, biochemistry, or related fields
- Familiarity with the physical chemistry of nucleotide binding
- Familiarity with manufacturing and/or manufacturing statistics
is an advantage
At Thermo Fisher, each one of our 65,000 outstanding minds has a
unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular
mission-enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner
Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer
and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion,
sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin,
protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected