Lead Genomics Scientist APPLY TO THIS JOB

About Us:

SelfDecode is a fast-growing biotech startup in the personalized health space. We build software to help interpret peoples’ genetics, lab tests and symptoms in order to give personalized health recommendations.

  • Our primary goal is to give people the tools they need to live a healthier and better life.

Our outlook:

  • We are a flat organization and prioritize efficiency.
  • We work as a team and every input and suggestion is taken into account, no matter who it comes from.
  • We thrive on open communication and dedication.
  • We are a meritocracy and people who show good abilities or skills can move up in the organization fast, get raises, etc...
  • We expect people to work full time without side gigs.
  • We expect the applicant to have a long term relationship with our company.
  • We expect employees to be proactive and autonomous.
  • We do not micromanage.
  • Dishonesty is not tolerated at all, and we thrive on trust.
  • When you're working, we expect you to work.
  • We emphasize skills & abilities rather than formal education.

We are very selective in our process because we look for a very long-term, full-time partnership with our employees. We try to keep the application process as short as possible, so that we don't waste anyone's time. 

If this is the type of company you want to be a part of, apply now! 

Job Type & Pay: 

We are looking for a talented Genomics Scientist. Pay will be in accordance with abilities and experience.

  • Full-time only
  • Position is remote
  • No agencies
  • Salary range is $60K - $100K / yr USD
  • Must work a minimum of 4 hours within PST time zone between 9AM to 8PM PST

Required Duties & Skills

We are looking for a high-level genomics expert and professional.

  • Experience and expertise in genomics is a must
  • Proven record of applying or developing computational biology approaches to generate new hypotheses
  • Proven record of conducting collaborative research
  • Proven record of contributing to cross-disciplinary projects and working in large teams
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills and ability to lead in a remote environment and organization
  • Experience analyzing next-gen sequencing data (Illumina whole genomes or exomes): from reads to integration of clinical information
  • Experience working on genotyping data: from genotype arrays to Imputation, GWAS, PRS, Pharmacogenomics, etc.
  • Experience working with and understanding of open source NGS tools like bwa, samtools, vcftools, plink, etc.
  • Experience with unix/linux operating system and comfort on working on a command line interface
  • Previous experience with cloud-based development or analysis and performing QA of bioinformatics tools strongly desired
  • Demonstrated track record of publications
  • Experience and knowledge of other “omics” technologies and disciplines, especially epigenomics and transcriptomics, is a plus
  • PhD preferred


If you have any questions, you can email us at recruiting@selfdecode.com

Please finish the application process within a few days after applying. If we see it's unfinished within a week, we will clear your application.