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Senior Biostatistician

Location: South San Francisco, CA
Job Code: 496
# of openings: 1



Fluidigm Corporation, based in South San Francisco, CA, is a cutting-edge biotechnology company that develops and manufactures complete systems based on its patented microfluidic valve technology.  The newly launched Single-Cell AutoPrep System enables our customers to rapidly and reliably isolate, process and profile individual cells for genomic analysis.


Fluidigm Corporation seeks an outstanding individual to join a vibrant interdisciplinary group of scientists and engineers to develop single cell analysis, sequencing, genotyping, and gene expression products.

Essential duties include, but are not limited to,

  • Develop new algorithms, analysis, and assay design pipelines for targeted re-sequencing,  methylation,  whole genome amplification, and whole transcriptome amplification.
  • Interact with collaborators and internal scientists to establish scientific relevance for novel analysis and assay design.



  • Ph.D.  in Bioinformatics or a related field, including biological sciences, statistics, computer science, or mathematics.
  • 5+ years working experience in Bioinformatics



  • Extensive experience with NGS technologies and sequence analysis tools.
  • Understanding and hand-on experience in biostatistics and bioinformatic algorithms.
  • Hand-on experience in PCR assay design.
  • Good understanding biochemistry, genetics and epi-genetics.
  • Proficiency in Unix/Linux, Perl, Python, R and/or MySQL.
  • Highly self-motivated and enjoy working as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational and documentation skills, thorough and detail-orientated.

Fluidigm is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, or national origin.


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