Job:Development Scientist - Bioinformatics
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New England Biolabs (NEB) is a biotechnology company located in Ipswich, Massachusetts (Metro Boston area, North Shore) right next to nature trails. It is a privately owned B Corp). NEB is deeply committed to protecting the environment, and provides exceptional benefits. Search for New England Biolabs on the web, and read the reviews to find out more.

New England Biolabs is seeking a computational scientist to work collaboratively with bench scientists. We will collaboratively construct software methods, analyze sequence results, and integrate data from instrumentation, ultimately creating high quality, rigorously tested, and provably excellent products. NEB provides an ideal working environment including high quality computational infrastructure, skilled colleagues, frequent seminars from internal and external scientists, and opportunities to share your work internally and at conferences.

Required Qualifications / Experience:

  • Experience with analysis of high-throughput sequence data

  • Software development skills (Python, Rust, R, etc.)

  • Appreciation for simple, high quality, maintainable software

  • Demonstrated scientific communication skills

  • Advanced degree in computational biology, bioinformatics or a molecular biology related field with significant data analysis experience. Computational training with significant biological experience is also acceptable.

  • Strong work ethic, emphasizing both efficiency and quality of work

  • Accessible evidence of software development history (e.g. Github)

  • Passion for learning

Preferred Qualifications / Experience:

  • Modern web development skills (HTML5, Rails, Vue.js, etc.)

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Cluster computing

  • Publication of original scientific work in relevant journals

Flexible work schedules may be considered

EEO Statement

New England Biolabs is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive community; as an EEO/AA employer, New England Biolabs considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability. More in-depth details of EEO are available here.

Information regarding New England Biolabs commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion can be found here.

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If you need an accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please send an email to or call 978-927-5054 to let us know the nature of your request.

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