Boston-Cambridge Careers Data Science Genomics Healthcare & Life Sciences Management & Strategy Consulting Oncology Rare Diseases

Head of Bioinformatics

Cambridge, MA

Job Responsibilities

  • Serve as the bioinformatics lead for all internal programs, with a focus on designing and analyzing genome editing strategies and off-target analysis (e.g. Guide-Seq, CIRCLE-Seq, Amp-Seq, etc)
  • Process project data using various bioinformatic tools related to next generation sequencing and develop methods for optimizing the data analysis pipeline
  • Contribute to the overall toxicology strategy for all programs, throughout the drug development lifecycle with an emphasis on lead candidate selection
  • Perform management of in-house and/or outsourced biostatisticians/programmers, and mentor these team members as required
  • Help establish and maintain company data standards, within and across programs
  • Serve as a general bioinformatics resource at the company

Position Requirements

  • PhD in Biostatistics or related discipline with 5-7+ years biopharmaceutical industry experience; MS in Biostatistics or related discipline with 10+ years biopharmaceutical industry experience will be considered
  • Strong coding skills required, fluency in R, Shell, Python, etc, and experience with data processing, statistical analysis, and data visualization including in a cloud environment (e.g. AWS)
  • Experience implementing workflows to process high-throughput sequencing data, and performing downstream analysis that generates biological insights
  • Motivated with ability to work independently
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Team player with ability to work successfully across functions

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