Staff Research Scientist in Computational Biology

4 days left

Employer
Bayer
Location
Cambridge, Kentucky, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 04, 2021
Closes
Jun 19, 2021
Ref
2206211028
Discipline
Biology
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
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EMPLOYER'S NAME: Bayer U.S. LLC

POSITION TITLE: Staff Research Scientist in Computational Biology

POSITION DUTIES: Bayer U.S. LLC's Cambridge, MA, office seeks a Staff Research Scientist in Computational Biology to provide scientific expertise in support of ongoing collaborative projects, including target discovery and biomarker development. Will identify novel therapeutic targets and biomarkers from the investigation of in-house and public human Transcriptomic, Single-cell/nuclear, Genetic datasets from preclinical assays, clinical samples, and real-world datasets. Will also: (i) provide bioinformatics expertise to identify the latest algorithms and methods for target identification and genomics analyses; (ii) perform single-cell transcriptomics analyses; and (iii) strengthen the joint laboratory implementation of algorithms and analyses pipelines using comprehensive experience in structural bioinformatics, genomics, mutational analyses of genomic variants, biomarker and target identification to optimize research in precision medicine.

Must have a PhD degree (or foreign equivalent degree) in Bioinformatics or a directly-related field plus five (5) years of experience in a related position.

Must also have any experience with or knowledge of: (i) programming in R/Python (ii) data-driven methods for target identification and biomarker discovery; (iii) performing machine-learning/deep-learning with focus on multi-omics data integration; (iv) utilizing public datasets on bulk and single-cell RNA-seq for target and biomarker discovery; (v) implementing computational tools for variant impact prediction; (vi) using bioinformatics techniques for mutation assessment and target prioritization; (vii) biological pathways & mechanisms, and application of computational biology methods in the biotech/pharmaceutical industry; and (viii) the overall process of drug discovery and development. Experience can be concurrent.

Apply at http://career.bayer.us, #72640396.

RATE OF PAY: $157,607 /year

The employer will pay or exceed the prevailing wage, as determined by the U.S. Department of Labor.

LOCATION OF EMPLOYMENT: Cambridge, MA

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