Job: Computational Biologist at Intellia Therapeutics in Cambridge MA
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Title: Computational Scientist

Job Location: Cambridge, MA



The development of CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing technology opens a new frontier in biomedical research and clinical intervention. Adapted from a natural cellular process, CRISPR/Cas9 permits the editing of any gene in any organism with unprecedented simplicity and flexibility. Intellia was founded in 2014 by Caribou Biosciences and Atlas Venture, along with a consortium of leading scientists who have helped define the space. Intellia Therapeutics holds exclusive access to a broad intellectual property portfolio covering the application of CRISPR/Cas9 technology for human therapeutic use.


Intellia Therapeutics is seeking a computational biologist/bioinformatician to support the development of CRISPR/Cas9 based therapeutics. This position is an opportunity to contribute to diverse aspects Intellia's bioinformatics platform from the building pipelines for processing NGS data to analyzing downstream data.


Develop and support NGS pipelines using commonly utilized tools (BWA, bowtie, samtools, etc)

Apply rigorous statistical methods for testing hypotheses on processed data

Familiar with SQL and the use of relational databases

Work with scientists to develop computational methods and tools to support new assays and implement data analyses

Create scientifically rigorous visualizations, communications, and presentations of results


Demonstrated ability to write elegant code in R, Python, Perl, or C++

Experience processing and analyzing biological data, specifically sequencing data

Familiarity with Linux and shell scripting/bash


BS/MS in Bioinformatics with at least 2 years of relevant experience or recent Ph.D. in Computational Biology/Bioinformatics or related field


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