Kymera Therapeutics

Bioinformatics Leader (Principal Scientist to Director)

Job Description:

We are seeking an enthusiastic, experienced scientist to join the Bioinformatics group at Kymera. The Bioinformatics Leader will be responsible for directing Bioinformatics at Kymera, establishing core capabilities and coordinating activities across multiple functional areas, accelerating drug discovery to advance new treatment options for patients with previously untreatable diseases.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate closely with Platform, Biology, and Translational Science groups to drive planning and implementation of infrastructure, tool development and execution of individual projects
  • Build and implement a proteomics data analysis pipeline and database for differential expression and functional/pathway analyses
  • Identify and acquire relevant public and third-party ‘omics data and perform integrative data analyses to generate insights and propose therapeutic hypotheses
  • Work closely with Biology and Translation Sciences teams to perform integrative, pathway, and network analyses to understand disease mechanisms, determine clinical relevance and for the discovery of biomarkers
  • Represent bioinformatics discipline within the project teams to provide broad support and summarize and present scientific results with clear conclusions and recommendations to impact project decisions
  • Contribute to the development of innovative data management/integration solutions and develop/customize software applications to support broad computation needs

Qualifications:

  • High degree of independence
  • Ability to work collaboratively
  • Extensive knowledge of cutting-edge bioinformatics technologies and data management systems
  • A minimum two years of experience working with the data processing and analysis of large-scale biological proteomic, genomic and other ‘omics datasets

Key Attributes:

Enthusiastic, goal-driven, collaborative and team-oriented, open-minded, creative, self-awareness, excellent communication skills

Educations/Experience:

  • PhD in bioinformatics, computational biology, biostatistics, biology or a related discipline with a minimum of 6 years of experience preferred
  • Candidates with an M.S. degree with extensive experience (10 years or more) will be considered

Email us at careers@kymeratx.com to tell us why you think you’d be a good fit for this position.