Computational Biology Leader

Employer
Affinity Executive Search
Location
Cambridge, Massachusetts, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 16, 2021
Closes
May 23, 2021
Ref
2016560210
Discipline
Biology
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
My client is expanding and seeks a Computational Biology Leader to manage direct reports and develop methods and tools to analyze genomic data. The ideal candidate will take on the following tasks:

* Provide expertise in the analysis of genomes, biosynthetic gene clusters, and evolution

* Independently plan and execute research, as well as guide junior scientists

* Collaborate with microbiology, synthetic biology and biochemistry groups to support ongoing drug discovery programs

* Work with the Data Engineers to improve production pipelines and enrich the genome annotations

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualities:

* PhD with 8+ years of experience, including experience in the biotech industry

* Experience in managing and mentoring teams

* Expertise in data analytics and algorithm development

* Deep technical expertise with commonly used computational genomics tools and methods

* A track record of publications or patents through the application of computational genomics approaches

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