1 week ago

Principal Computational Biologist - Cancer - Austria

Austria Competitive Permanent

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Principal Computational Biologist – Cancer – Austria


A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Principal Computational Biologist to join a world-renowned pharmaceutical company based in Austria.


The successful candidate has a strong computational, data science, and cancer biology background with a track record of designing, executing, and delivering impactful collaborative projects in an industry setting. The Principal Scientist is expected to work in multidisciplinary teams, applying strong quantitative reasoning and statistical analysis skills to drug discovery projects, generating testable hypotheses, and driving decision making analysis.


TASKS & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Design, execute and interpret experiments by using multi-modal pre- clinical & patient data sets coupled with state-of-the-art computational methods in collaboration with various teams
  • Generate experimentally testable hypotheses with existing data sets, leading to actionable insights into complex cancer phenotypes (e.g. drug resistance, rational drug combinations, prediction of adverse effects)
  • Establish and drive scientific collaborations
  • Develop deep expertise in at least one analytical or biomedical area that serves the collaborative teams and extends the toolbox for the computational teams
  • Publishing and presenting novel scientific results at international conferences and workshops is encouraged

REQUIREMENTS

  • Ph.D. with preferable more than 3 years industry experience - background in biology, bioinformatics, computational biology
  • Strong background in cancer biology, including hands-on-experience with key data sets and databases in the field
  • Proficiency in either R or python as a programming language, version control & collaborative code development, optional experience with remote compute environments such as Linux-based HPC or cloud computing
  • Proven track record of driving complex computational analyses delivering actionable insights, including publications

This is a brilliant opportunity for an experienced Scientist who is looking to join an internal pharma company, with fantastic career progression opportunities. In return they are offering a very competitive benefits package including comprehensive relocation, flexible home-working, life insurance, pension and bonus. Please do not hesitate to contact Lauren Gripton at lgripton@pararecruit.com / + 44 (0) 121 616 3465


Keywords: Principal, Scientist, Bioinformatics, Computational, Biology, Pharma, Genomics, Human, Genetics, Transcriptomics, RNA, Single, Cell, Omics, Oncology, Cancer, Respiratory, Immunology, Pipelines, R.

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