Job ID: #9024

Director, Computational Biology

Cambridge, MA
Science Science
Management / Directors


Responsibilities of the Director, Computational Biology:

  • Provide strong mentorship, strategic leadership, and technical expertise in computational biology
  • Lead the strategy, development, and deployment of computational methods and workflows for the analysis of high- throughput data including NGS, RNA biology, and multiomics
  • Apply or develop new tools for data-mining techniques of large data sets
  • Develop and integrate novel computational biology tools and technologies
  • Work closely with R&D in development of preclinical therapeutics
  • Provide access to public and proprietary databases
  • Design approaches for both immunological and genomic functions

Requirements of the Director, Computational Biology:

  • PhD in Computational Biology, Bioinformatics, Statistics, Computer Science with 10+ years of industry experience
  • Experience managing a team of Scientists
  • Strong statistical and quantitative data analysis skills and experience
  • Experience with cloud computing
  • Experience in developing bioinformatics systems for genomics, proteomics, NGS, or RNA datasets
  • Experience with mRNA is highly desired
  • Proven ability to develop or apply new tools for integrative analysis
  • Leadership abilities on both technical and creative level to effectively communicate, improve, adapt, and develop new strategies, technologies, and train less experienced scientists and associates

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