Website Rakuten

Staff Research Scientist


Position Details.

  • Develop, maintain, and optimize bioinformatics analysis pipelines and databases.
  • Design, develop and implement novel bioinformatics algorithms.
  • Develop novel AI methods for bioinformatics analysis.
  • Analyze and interpret biological data from sources such as next generation sequencing.
  • Perform genomics analysis including gene mutation and gene expression analysis.
  • Write comprehensive reports for internal and external stakeholders.


  • Preferred PhD in Bioinformatics or related areas such as Biomedical, Electrical, Computer Science and engineering with significant industry experience in bioinformatics or related areas
  • Knowledge of bioinformatics tools such as Bioconductor R libraries and tools
  • Knowledge of public data repositories (TCGA, CBioPortal etc)
  • Proficient in R, R-studio and python programming
  • Preferred experience in R-shiny dashboard programming
  • Preferred experience in JavaScript
  • Preferred experience in ML/DL (pytorch or TensorFlow)
  • Have excellent communication skills.
  • Have ability to work independently.

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