Senior Data Scientist - ML to cure diseases

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    New Haven County

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    Very Competitive (TBD depending on candidate)

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Senior Data Scientist - Biotech

New Haven, Connecticut / Boston, Massachusetts


An opportunity to solve some of the biggest diseases using Machine Learning.


The Company:

  • Niche Biotech making waves in the fields of immune-oncology and neuroscience with drugs at clinical stages

  • Utilizes novel artificial intelligence to identify the next wave of medicines

  • Repositions drugs and takes them through the journey of clinical development

  • IPO’d one year ago, stock values have doubled since


What you’ll do:

  • Develop innovative AI-based technologies that interface data science with cutting-edge biological and clinical science, and to find new uses for existing medicines

  • Introduce machine learning into all aspects of computational repositioning and clinical trials

  • Participate in presentations and consultations to business stakeholders on analytics results and solutions

  • Work with molecular data and collaboratively develop new analytical techniques specifically for immune-oncology and neuroscience


What you need to succeed:

  • Business acumen with the ability to translate technical concepts in simple terms

  • 6+ years expertise building statistical models using machine learning techniques, classification, predictive analytics etc

  • Software development fundamentals, programming in Python, R, SQL etc

  • Ability to use GitHub/Jira/Linux System Administration

  • Have worked in the biomedical or life sciences fields previously, been exposed to biology data, either through academia / professionally, preferably pharma

  • Worked with molecular/omic data, next-generation sequencing (NGS), RNA-SEQ, Gene expression



What’s on offer:

-          Become a key part of an agile and growing niche biotech firm

-          Competitive package