Metabolic Pathways Genomics Data Scientist at Whole Biome
San Francisco, CA, US

​We are currently seeking a data scientist with experience in analyzing biological pathways in the context of biochemical/cell assay data as well as high-throughput genomics. This position will report to the Senior Staff Data Scientist and be responsible for supporting both bench and clinical scientists. Broadly, this position will involve the following activities:



Design, analyze, interpret complex multivariate genomics pathway data in collaboration with lab biologists and fellow data scientists

Provide synthesis of actionable biological findings in presentations to internal stakeholders

Develop and contribute to data science software packages


Nice to Have:


PhD in Statistics, Computational Biology, Computer Science or related field

Training in the interpretation of bacterial genomes and associated metabolic and/or signaling pathways

Strong understanding of bioinformatics algorithms, e.g., sequence assembly and alignment,  genomic annotation

Solid knowledge of statistical techniques, e.g., EDA, regression analysis, hypothesis testing and ML methods

3 years industry experience in R

3 years in Unix/Linux environments using Bash, Make and related Unix tools

1 year of professional Python

Independent thinker



Classification: Full-Time position

Compensation: Competitive and commensurate with experience; includes equity package

Benefits: Medical, dental and vision; 401k with matching



Whole Biome is ushering in a revolution in diagnostics and therapeutics where each individual’s treatment will be driven by a comprehensive understanding and a targeted equilibration of their microbiome.


We are developing novel classes of therapeutics and diagnostics that target the human microbiome to improve the lives of patients suffering from a variety of diseases. At Whole Biome, we employ cutting-edge technology in our R&D pipeline. We are passionate about building products that are best-in-class and we are looking for individuals who embody that same desire. 



Please forward a cover letter and resume.