Job ID: #8327

Vice President of Bioinformatics

Waltham, MA
Science Science
Bioinformatics / Biostatistics

 

Responsibilities of the Vice President of Bioinformatics:

  • Provide scientific, technical and organizational leadership for the Computational Biology group in support of company programs, with a focus on building datasets, algorithms, computational pipelines and data storage and mining solutions for big data generated from our proprietary platforms along with public source data.
  • Supervise development of multiple NGS pipelines and workflows, working in collaboration with wet lab research teams to produce new technologies.
  • Establishment of a top quality, multidisciplinary computational research with expertise in data mining, text mining, data analysis, data visualization, computer programming, computational biology with application to key therapeutic area projects.
  • Identification, implementation and resourcing of new technologies and methods for optimizing and automating the pipeline for data analysis, storage, protection, and sharing.
  • Contribute to the overall screening strategy for all programs.
  • Manage in-house and/or outsourced biostatisticians/programmers, and mentor these team members as required.

Requirements of the Vice President of Bioinformatics:

  • PhD in Computational/Informatics, Biostatistics or related discipline with a minimum of 12 years of biopharmaceutical industry experience, including responsibility for managing staff.
  • Strong coding skills required, proficiency in R, Python, etc., and experience with data processing, statistical analysis, and data visualization including in a cloud environment.
  • Experience implementing workflows to process high throughput sequencing data and performing downstream analysis that generates biological insights.
  • Experience building open, complex searchable datasets for end users.

 

Commonwealth Sciences is a professional recruiting firm specializing in Science, Engineering and Green Technologies. We unite industry professionals with exciting career opportunities by leveraging our technical expertise, advanced recruiting tools and years of staffing experience. CWS works with a variety of disciplines and levels from Research Associates to Scientists, Engineers, Managers and Directors. Our clients value the basic integrity, customer service and industry expertise that defines our organization.

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Commonwealth Sciences is a professional recruiting firm specializing in Science, Engineering and Green Technologies. We unite industry professionals with exciting career opportunities by leveraging our technical expertise, advanced recruiting tools and years of staffing experience. CWS works with a variety of disciplines and levels from Research Associates to Scientists, Engineers, Managers and Directors. Our clients value the basic integrity, customer service and industry expertise that defines our organization.