2 weeks ago

Cancer Genomics Scientist- (Remote across Europe)

Remote (across Europe) Competitive Permanent

Job Reference: 348710

Cancer Genomics Scientist 

  

  

*This role can be based out of their London office or can be remote across Europe (with some restrictions). *

  

I am working with a global biotechnology company who is looking for an experienced cancer scientist to join their Clinical Genomics team working in their research and development group. The company are leaders in delivering therapeutics that provide meaningful advances to patients living with serious and life-threatening rare genetic diseases.

  

The R&D group is responsible for everything from research and discovery to post-market clinical development. This involves all bench and clinical research. The team work on developing first-in-class therapeutics that provide meaningful advances to patients who live with rare diseases.

  

The client is looking for someone with a background in cancer genomics, having worked with both germline and somatic data to identify risk factors for drivers of tumorigenesis. This scientist will drive the generation of omics data from oncology-related samples within the company’s clinical and post-approval studies. This will require you to have a strong scientific skillset, also the ability to engage with the relevant clinical trams to ensure the right scientific questions are being asked and the right samples collected.

  

  

Some of your responsibilities will include:

  

  • Develop strategies and protocols for the collection and management of oncology genomic samples and data within both clinical and real-world studies
  • Analysis of genomic data (whole genome sequencing) to identify somatic and germline variants that may influence cancer risk or other patient variability
  • Provide expertise in cancer genomics in discussion with clinical and research partners, lead the interpretation of their implications
  • Communicate findings to internal partners and in written reports- including those that will be provided to regulators during approval process and to answer post-marketing requests.

  

  

Key skills/ experience:

  

  • PhD in cancer genomics, statistical genetics or related field
  • Experience performing analysis of tumour omics data
  • Previous experience working in industry or with clinical trial data
  • Experience leading research projects, ideally using clinical trial data or collaborations spanning multiple sites
  • Ability to engage with internal and external partners to understand and identify the key scientific questions within a clinical trial and/or therapeutic programme
  • Strong analytical skills, as well as experience coding in R, Python, Shell and developing and documenting analytic pipelines

  

If you are interested in finding out more about this role then please get in touch with Sabrina Deo at sdeo@pararecruit.com

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