3 weeks ago

Director of Data Science

Cambridgeshire Competitive Permanent

Job Reference: 428755

Director of Data Science

  

Biotech- Cambridge- Hybrid Working

  

This is a great opportunity to join a biotech company in Cambridge who are working on cancer diagnostics to help improve and extend cancer patients lives by enabling better targeting of therapies and early detection of treatment.

  

They are looking for an experienced Data Science Team Lead to lead the design, development and implementation of biostatistical tools and methods for analysis and reporting of genomic and clinical datasets. In this role, you will support cross-functional teams in addition to playing a key part in the development of the company’s products.

  

Some of your key responsibilities will include:

  

  • Manage a team of data scientists to develop and implement statistical techniques for design, analysis, and reporting of experiments
  • Develop novel methods for analysis of custom molecular biology datasets
  • Work closely with technology development, product development, clinical, and operations teams to define statistical and experimental plans
  • Execute on analyses and clearly communicate results to cross-functional teams, helping to determine next steps
  • Track and coordinate projects, communicating timelines and issues to the Senior Management Team
  • Promote high quality, maintainable and tested code
  • Work with software developers and quality teams to implement code in line with the software development procedures and in compliance with relevant regulatory requirements
  • Write statistical plans and reports, contribute to publications, and support regulatory submissions
  • Communicate technical concepts across the company, including to non-technical colleagues

  

Skills/Qualifications needed:

  

  • PhD or equivalent level of relevant industry experience in Statistics/ Biostatistics/ Mathematics or related discipline
  • Previous industry experience in life sciences in a similar role
  • Experience in the development of statistical methodologies, techniques and tools
  • Fluency in statistical programming (Python or R)
  • Experience leading a data science team
  • Ability to plan and prioritize complex projects
  • Experience in life sciences and working with biological data

  

If you are interested in finding out more about this role and company, please contact Sabrina Deo at sdeo@pararecruit.com

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