Scientist I

South San Francisco, CA 94080

Posted: 04/20/2020 Employment Type: Contract Job Number: 17412

Job Description

Bayside Solutions is seeking a Scientist I to be part of our client’ s team in South San Francisco. This is an opportunity to work with the largest privately held pharmaceutical corporation in the world and ranks among the world' s 20 leading pharmaceutical corporations.

Our Client’ s culture is highly collaborative, offers an environment that encourages employees to expand their knowledge in order to make a profound impact on patients’ lives. This could explain why their company has been recognized as one of the “ Top Twenty Employers” in biotechnology and pharmaceuticals by Science Careers.

Our Company Bio:  Bayside Solutions was founded in 2001, Bayside was recognized as one of the fastest growing professional staffing companies in Northern California. The numbers tell the story: We have close to a 100% client retention rate, 700% growth in four plus years and over 95% repeat business. Our dedication to building partnership relationships with both our clients and our recruits is the key to our phenomenal success.

You can find additional information on our company website at

Associate Scientist 

The OMNI-Biomarker Development department provides translational science support to inform the clinical development of novel personalized therapeutics in disease areas of Ophthalmology, Metabolism, Neuroscience, Immunology and Infectious Diseases (OMNI). Our biomarker strategies are designed to study the molecular pathways driving the disease and to establish the mechanism of action of our therapeutics. At the Technology group within OMNI-BD, we design and implement mass spectrometry, flow and mass cytometry and single-cell sequencing assays to support biomarker strategies and enable our vision of “ the right drug for the right patient at the right dose”. 

Summary of Responsibilities:  

  • We seek a highly motivated Associate Scientist Contactor within the OMNI Biomarker Development Technology Team to support bioinformatics and technology development efforts focusing on cytometry and single-cell sequencing methods in immunology and cancer immunotherapy.  

  • The candidate will apply bioinformatics and advanced analytics to develop pipelines for analysis of high-dimensional molecular data.  

  • The candidate will initially focus on multi-dimensional flow and mass cytometry data and expand to analysis of other molecular data, such as single cell and bulk sequencing and mass spectrometry.  

  • Successful candidate will work collaboratively on cross-functional and interdisciplinary teams of research, biomarker, bioinformatics and biostatistics scientists and has great technical and communications skills. 

  • Evaluate new molecular profiling technologies and enable integration of these technologies and novel biomarkers in clinical studies 

  • Analyze multidimensional molecular data including flow and mass cytometry and single cell sequencing and develop best practices, guidelines and pipelines for analysis of cytometry data 

  • Engage with stakeholders and collaborators in cross-functional teams to deliver results and contribute to publication efforts in scientific journals 

  • Participate and thrive in  an  interactive and team-oriented culture 

Summary of Qualifications:  

  • PhD degree in a relevant scientific field (e.g., biomedical engineering, computational biology, bioinformatics, biostats, immunology, molecular biology, or other related fields). Postdoctoral experience is preferred. 

  • Strong bioinformatics programming skills using R/Bioconductor and/or Python 

  • Experience analyzing and interpreting high-dimensional molecular data, especially flow and mass cytometry using open source Bioconductor packages. Experience with NGS and single cell RNA-seq and BCR/TCR sequencing data is highly desired 

  • Deep understanding of unbiased data analysis tools, such as clustering, and dimensionality reduction. Experience with machine learning methods is desired. 

  • Proven record of delivering results and leadership (e.g. publications or open-source tools) 

Meet Your Recruiter

Ethan Christenson
Scientific Recruiter

If you are looking for career growth or new opportunities you have come to the right place! Here at Bayside solutions we specialize in relationship based recruiting, we are focused and determined to take your career in the direction you want it to go. I would love to talk to you about your career objectives, sports, traveling, or anything else that interests you. I look forward to getting to know you and where you want to go!
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