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Computational Biologist Head of Department

Computational Biologist Head of Department

  • Location

    England, England

  • Sector:

    Life Sciences

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Benefits

  • Contact:

    Janne Bate

  • Contact email:

    Janne.Bate@volt.eu.com

  • Job ref:

    74692-PHARM-JNB_1567583599

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-10-04

  • Start date:

    14/7/19

  • Consultant:

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This is an opportunity to join an exciting drug discovery company in their Research department to develop and maintain scientific leadership in Computational Biology/AI/Machine Learning: Conceptualise, design, implement and optimise the department's ability to conduct Bioinformatics/ Computational Biology studies. This position is responsible for driving technical innovation across the Research departments. The position is accountable for overseeing their department for computational biology, managing people, and ensuring successful development of the careers of their direct reports. Lead tasks and support collaborative projects within Bioinformatics: o Analysis support for Bioinformatics o Performance of Bioinformatics

The position involves extensive scientific interactions with other scientists at various company sites and throughout the world. The purpose is to advance the field and bring innovation to discovery research for the benefit of the company. The most important elements of this position are innovation and creative/flexible thinking. The position is expected to drive world-leading innovation from their direct and indirect reports. The ideal candidate will hold a PhD, MD or equivalent and have significant post-doctoral experience in a directly relevant field such as computational biology, bioinformatics or data science.