Senior Scientist, Computational Biology & Machine Learning

Added: 6/30/2022

REF: 16193

Contract: Permanent

Location: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Company Overview:

We are currently partnered with one of the most well renowned Biotech Research companies in the world. They are using real-time data and analytics to develop therapeutics more efficiently. Their Drug Development methods are changing the way of Drug Discovery Research. 


  • A team of data scientists and data engineers
  • Collaborate with scientists, entrepreneurs, and domain experts

Job Overview:

  • Build computational platforms for advancing the research and development of new medicines.
  • Develop solutions to challenging computational problems and work with different types of data such as electronic medical records, computational chemistry, biology, imaging, text notes, and clinical trials

  • Be part of and lead a team of data scientists and data engineers 
  • Develop solutions to core scientific problems
  • Be comfortable with scientific risk 
  • Articulate and solve large problems by breaking them down into actionable points
  • Be able to organize your time and work independently
  • Work with clinical and pre-clinical teams
  • Sharing and adhering to coding standards

Must have:
  • Ph.D. in computational biology, computer science, or a related discipline
  • Strong programming skills with programs such as Python, R, SQL, Scala
  • Single-cell analysis experience
  • Experience with machine learning, statistical analysis & high throughput analysis
  • Must know how to do linear/logistic regression, mixed effect modeling, hierarchical models, Bayesian networks, non-negative matrix factorization, CCA/PLS/LDA, etc.

Nice to have:
  • Experience with causal inference 
  • Experience with tools such as Pandas, Scikit-learn, Tensorflow, PyTorch, Jupyter, or Spark
  • Familiar with traditional drug discovery 
  • Know the development processes
  • Knowledge of computer science concepts 

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