2018-05-31

Data Scientist - Precision Medicine

Posted on May 31

Location: Boston, MA
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4160837

Data Scientist - Precision Medicine

My client is a rapidly growing biotech firm with cutting-edge technology and product portfolio for protein biomarker discovery and development.  They seek a Data Scientist to collaborate with the global data science group and provide innovative solutions.

The ideal candidate will take on the following tasks:
  • Provide data analysis support and lead in the design, analysis, and interpretation of translational research experiments for internal and external customers.
  • Offer¬†statistical consultation to customers and collaborators.
  • Promote innovative study design and analysis methodology.
  • Supply statistical input in planning translational experiments to adequately support POC.
  • Advise and educate biomarker and clinical scientists on the use of correct statistical techniques and promote innovative design and analysis methodology.
  • Contribute to biomarker assay development and validation.
The ideal candidate will possess the following qualities:
  • MS/PhD in Statistics, Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Molecular Biology or similar.
  • 5+ years of relevant experience of advanced data analysis and statistics.
  • Demonstrated strong ability to work across different teams and disciplines.
  • Programming skills in R. Skills in other methods and languages such as Python and SQL is an advantage.
  • Experience in applying statistical methods in medical or biological research, especially with data from high throughput technologies in proteomics and genomics.
  • Exceptional communication and collaboration skills.
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