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Scientist III

Ridgefield, CT 06877

Posted: 06/19/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Data Sciences Job Number: 609069 Is job remote?: Yes Country: United States

Job Description

Job Description:    
Unleash your passion for computational biology and make a real difference in the lives of patients. Join our dynamic Global Computational Biology and Digital Sciences (gCBDS) team at our research facility in Ridgefield, CT and play a pivotal role in discovering First-in-Class and Breakthrough drugs. This position offers an opportunity to gain experience in a variety of cutting-edge areas, including cancer biology, genetics and omics approaches, and advanced computational tools incorporating AI. You will broaden your knowledge and become a well-rounded professional in the field of drug discovery.

Duties and responsibilities:

• Apply advanced statistics and machine learning technologies to support the identification of novel therapeutic targets, target validation, disease selection/expansion, and identification of translational biomarkers.
• Design and implement machine learning models to analyze large-scale genomic datasets from human disease studies.
• Learn and apply your experience in single cell and spatial transcriptomics data analysis to gain deeper biological insights.
• Learn and apply your experience in biological pathways, data visualization, network, and systems biology a plus.
• Interpret and present analysis results to colleagues and collaborators in a clear and concise manner.
• Apply and develop innovative analysis approaches when standard methods are not adequate.
• Maintain a high level of data integrity and ethics throughout the research process.
• Stay current with the latest advancements in the field by reviewing scientific literature and attending online courses/conferences.


• Strong scientific understanding and experience in statistical and machine learning approaches in applying to bioinformatics.
• Experience in programming languages like Python and R.
• Good understanding of biology a plus.
• Good written and verbal communication skills.


• Ph.D or Master’s degree in a related scientific discipline (Computer Science, Genomics, Biostatistics or Bioinformatics


Pay Rate Range: $30-45/hr Salary will be commensurate with experience 
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