Head of Bioinformatics
Responsibilities of the Bioinformatics Scientist:
- Serve as the bioinformatics lead for all internal programs, with a focus on designing and analyzing genome editing strategies and, off-target analysis, and transcriptomics.
- Develop methods for optimizing and automating the pipeline for data analysis pipeline, storage, protection, and sharing.
- Contribute to the overall toxicology strategy for all programs, throughout the drug development lifecycle with an emphasis on lead candidate selection.
- Manage in-house and/or outsourced biostatisticians/programmers, and mentor these team members as required.
- Help establish and maintain company data standards, within and across programs.
- Serve as a general bioinformatics resource at the company.
Requirements of the Bioinformatics Scientist:
- PhD in Biostatistics or related discipline with 7+ years biopharmaceutical industry experience; MS in Biostatistics or related discipline with 10+ years biopharmaceutical industry experience will be considered.
- Strong coding skills required, fluency in R, Shell, or Python, etc, and experience with data processing, statistical analysis, and data visualization (e.g. Shiny) including in a cloud environment (e.g. AWS).
- Motivated with ability to work independently.
- Excellent communication and presentation skills.
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