Head of Bioinformatics

Head of Bioinformatics

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    Cambridge, Massachusetts

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    Markus Edmunds

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    over 1 year ago

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Head of Bioinformatics (Computational Biology, Machine Learning, Team Lead)

We are currently seeking a Head of Bioinformatics (Computational Biology, Machine Learning, Team Lead) to join a privately held, well-funded, biotechnology startup that is spearheading the regulation of epigenetic mechanisms in cancer and other malignancies. As the Head of Bioinformatics within the organization, you will play an integral role in developing novel diagnostics for cancer, leading and growing a team of bioinformatics scientists from the ground up and working closely with all corners of the company to rapidly advance the cutting-edge scientific platform.

As a biotechnology startup backed by a world-leading venture capital firm known for growing multi-billion dollar, first-in-category life science companies, we are keen on bringing in a Head of Bioinformatics to grow and lead a team of talented scientists in analyzing proprietary biological datasets for the detection and classification of early-stage cancer with unprecedented accuracy in patient samples.

An ideal Head of Bioinformatics will have a strong background in leading and managing bioinformatics teams in a computational-focused life-science environment while still being very hands-on with the statistical and programming side of things.

We can offer a Head of Bioinformatics:

· A bleeding-edge bioinformatics company backed by a leading venture capital firm with an exceptional track record resourcing and growing top-tier life science organizations

· An environment which truly looks after talent and cultivates success

· A team of very talented individuals working with state-of-the-art technology to save lives

· Competitive salaries, shares, and benefits packages

Key Skills: Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Statistics, Biostatistics, Computer Science, Ph.D., C++, Java, Go, R, Python, Large Datasets, Data Manipulation, Machine Learning, Publications