Data Scientist


Full time

Framingham, MA

The Analytics team is looking for a highly motivated and goal-oriented Data Scientist with a strong background in Bioinformatic analysis. The Data Scientist will have a thorough understanding of standard genomic datasets (mutation, CNV, gene expression, etc) and the ability to build efficient pipelines to perform analysis on and extract gene/disease-specific information from such data. Additional duties will include the analysis and interpretation of other types of high-throughput molecular data. This opportunity offers a chance to work with a diverse range of biological data with a focus on real-world impact as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

Responsibilities

  • Statistical and bioinformatic analyses of clinical, genomic and high-throughput molecular data
  • Interaction with internal and external collaborators to understand, design and develop the requested solutions

     

  • Development and execution of data analysis protocols to support the company’s discovery pipeline

     

  • Presentation of scientific results internally and externally

     

  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree with 2 years of experience, or Ph.D. in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology or related field

     

  • A strong understanding of the statistical principles underlying common Bioinformatic analyses

     

  • Proven experience in applying Data Science methodologies to extract, process, and transform data from publically available sources (TCGA, GEO, DbGap, etc)

     

  • Proficiency in R is required. Experience in Bioconductor is preferred

     

  • Experience in Linux and Big Data technologies

     

  • Proven ability to deliver outputs in a comprehensive format that highlights major trends, avoid miss-interpretations and value the conclusions

     

  • Proven ability to demonstrate attention to detail and record-keeping

     

  • Must be able to work in a team-oriented environment

     

  • Experience in the biotech, pharma, and/or healthcare industry is a plus

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