Computational Biologist, Immunology at Tempus

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Passionate about precision medicine and advancing the healthcare industry?

Recent advancements in underlying technology have finally made it possible for AI to impact clinical care in a meaningful way. Tempus' proprietary platform connects an entire ecosystem of real-world evidence to deliver real-time, actionable insights to physicians, providing critical information about the right treatments for the right patients, at the right time.

We are seeking an independent and motivated Computational Biologist to join our Computational Immunology group. You will work on an interdisciplinary team to develop new computational tools to study the tumor-immune microenvironment and analyze data from our growing collections of genomic data coupled with clinical data. The successful candidate will work in an interdisciplinary team, carry out data analysis, and apply and develop best-in class algorithms that directly address important biological and clinical questions. 
What You’ll Do:

  • Design and develop new computational tools and assays for our clinical genomics platform to improve patient care.
  • Work with software engineers and product designers to bring those tools into our production pipeline.
  • Analyze the world’s largest collection of clinical and molecular data from cancer patients to identify new scientific insights.
  • Share those insights with the greater scientific and medical community through publication.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in a relevant quantitative discipline (e.g. statistics, bioinformatics, computational biology, genomics, or computer science) or a Ph.D. in cancer biology, immunology, or molecular biology combined with significant previous experience with high-throughput sequencing data analysis. M.S. in a quantitative discipline with significant relevant experience will be considered.
  • Must have significant previous experience working with next generation sequencing data, including whole exome sequencing, RNA sequencing, and/or TCR/BCR sequencing.
  • Fluent in python and preferably R.
  • Interest in Immunology and Immunotherapy.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Significant quantitative training in machine learning or statistics.
  • Previous experience working in diagnostic technologies, human immunology, or cancer biology.
  • Experience writing, maintaining, or contributing to high-quality, reproducible, collaborative code.
  • Experience with cloud computing, containerization, high-performance computing.
  • Self-driven, capable of independent work and collaborating effectively in a team.
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Location

600 WEST CHICAGO AVENUE, Chicago, IL 60654

An Insider's view of Tempus

What makes someone successful on your team?

We value creativity in ideation, autonomy in execution, and a healthy tendency to always question the status quo.

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Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
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Happy Hours
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
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Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
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