Posted to MedZilla on 9/26/2017


Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-MA, Computational Biologist Bioinformatics 1700387-MZ


 
 

Are you looking for a patient-focused company that will inspire you and support your career? If so, be empowered to take charge of your future at Takeda. Join us as a Computational Biologist Bioinformatics in our Cambridge office.
Here, everyone matters and you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission. As a Computational Biologist Bioinformatics working on the Immunology Research team, you will be empowered to act as an expert consultant and scientific resource for others in the organization based on your extensive knowledge of bioinformatics. A typical day will include:
Interpreting complex biological information to perform tasks to reduce and consolidate output from various databases.

Preparing data for utilization by other scientists.

Analysis of both pre-clinical and clinical data sets including RNA-Seq, Exome and Whole Genome

Sequencing, single cell sequencing and high throughput proteomics to nominate novel drug targets, enable patient enrichment strategies, and prioritize combination therapies

POSITION OBJECTIVES:
Based in Cambridge, MA, the role is a computational biologist who will apply computational solutions for integrative analysis of Omics data in the ongoing efforts to make contributions in:
Gaining mechanistic insights into the effect of drug treatment

Target and biomarker discovery

Indication and patient population selection

Building clinical development strategy

POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES:

Acts as an expert consultant and scientific resource for others in the organization based on extensive knowledge from within own discipline

Collaborates with others, and acts as scientific resource for an aspect of a program.

Contributes to team problem resolution and objective setting.

Interprets complex biological information to perform tasks to reduce and consolidate output from various databases.

Prepares data for utilization by other scientists.

Is responsible for the analysis of both pre-clinical and clinical data sets including RNA-Seq, Exome and Whole Genome

Sequencing, single cell sequencing and high throughput proteomics to nominate novel drug targets, enable patient enrichment strategies, and prioritize combination therapies.

Monitors and queries new data from both internal and public databases to satisfy quality control criteria.

EDUCATION, BEHAVIORAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:

PhD in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology with a minimum of 5 years experience or equivalent.

Demonstrated experience with large-scale Omics and high though put data analysis, network analysis, and meta analyses.

Familiar with public domain data sources.

Experience in algorithm generation and/or computational method implementation.

Strong scientific understanding of molecular biology and genomics. Working knowledge with bioinformatics studies of Immunogenomics, is highly desirable.

Proven track record of driving a significant scientific or technological project to success.

Mastery of unix/linux, and fluency in at least one programming language (e.g., Phython, Perl, Java, C / C++).

Strong knowledge in statistical software and language (e.g., R, SAS, Matlab).

Familiarity with parallel computing, database (e.g., SQL) and Amazon Web Services.

WHAT TAKEDA CAN OFFER YOU?
. 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan
. Tuition reimbursement
. Company match of charitable contributions
. Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings
. Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days
. Community Outreach Programs
Empowering Our People to Shine
Learn more at takedajobs.com.
Takeda is an EEO employer of minorities, women, disabled, protected veterans, and considers qualified applicants with criminal histories in accordance with applicable laws. For more information, visit http://www.takeda.us/careers/EEO_Policy_Statement.aspx
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