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Position: Director, Bioinformatics – Research Data Sciences
Institution: Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Location: Foster City, California, United States
Duties: Lead statistical and bioinformatics analysis of multi-omics datasets (transcriptomic, single cell sequencing, human genetics, high throughput screening, etc.) to support target discovery, pipeline programs and translational research; Develop novel analysis of large omics and high dimensional data from internal, publicly available, commercial, and real-world datasets to enable target identification/assessment, drug combinations, understanding of MOA, disease mechanisms, biomarker identification, etc; Initiate and lead external collaborations with academic and industry partners to build data resources, drive technological innovations and deliver high impact results; Collaborate with cross-functional teams to analyze and interpret complex large datasets, communicate findings and recommend follow-up actions
Requirements: PhD in bioinformatics, computational biology, computer science, statistics or a related field with 10+ years of work experience; People management experience with strong interpersonal and communication skills that foster collaboration and teamwork; Proficient in statistical data analysis of multi-omics and high dimensional data; Proficient in programming languages such as R, Python and Shell and familiar with cloud computing environment; Expert knowledge in immunology and/or inflammatory diseases
   
Text: Gilead and Kite United States flag Director, Bioinformatics Research Data Sciences United States - California - Foster CityResearchRegular Job Description Director, Bioinformatics - Research Data Sciences We have an exciting opportunity for a Principal Scientist/Director role in the growing team of Research Data Sciences. This individual will report to Executive Director, Head of Research Data Sciences and play a critical role in driving innovative data analytics and technology applications to support Research objectives, with a focus on immunology and inflammatory diseases. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to lead a team and work in a fast-paced and highly collaborative environment to make significant impact on drug discovery and translational research. Key Responsibilities Lead statistical and bioinformatics analysis of multi-omics datasets (transcriptomic, single cell sequencing, human genetics, high throughput screening, etc.) to support target discovery, pipeline programs and translational research Develop novel analysis of large omics and high dimensional data from internal, publicly available, commercial, and real-world datasets to enable target identification/assessment, drug combinations, understanding of MOA, disease mechanisms, biomarker identification, etc. Initiate and lead external collaborations with academic and industry partners to build data resources, drive technological innovations and deliver high impact results Collaborate with cross-functional teams to analyze and interpret complex large datasets, communicate findings and recommend follow-up actions Recruit, develop and mentor junior scientists Knowledge, Experience and Skills: Hands-on experience analyzing, interpreting, and integrating large-scale biological datasets, such as genomics, transcriptomics, single cell sequencing, proteomics, high throughput screening, etc. Hands on experience in high performance computing (e.g., AWS) is preferred. Expertise in developing algorithms and applications for predictive modeling, data mining and/or visualization of large scale multi-dimensional omics datasets. Strong statistics knowledge, such as probability theory, statistical power, univariate and/or multi-variate analysis, unsupervised and supervised analysis, regression analysis, survival analysis, and/or deep learning, etc. In-depth knowledge of bioinformatics algorithms, genomic and proteomic technologies and high-throughput experimental techniques, e.g. next generation sequencing technologies, single cell technologies, and their applications. Demonstrated ability to collaborate with research scientists and cross-functional teams, and to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced working environment. Excellent oral/written communication skills and strong leadership skills. Demonstrated the ability to synthesize scientific questions into a coherent research effort and communicate scientific findings across different functional teams A proactive and self-motivated individual with a strong work ethic and scientific rigor, ability to work in a dynamic environment and able to manage multiple objectives in parallel and adapt to changing priorities Qualifications PhD in bioinformatics, computational biology, computer science, statistics or a related field with 10+ years of work experience. People management experience with strong interpersonal and communication skills that foster collaboration and teamwork. Proficient in statistical data analysis of multi-omics and high dimensional data. Proficient in programming languages such as R, Python and Shell and familiar with cloud computing environment. Expert knowledge in immunology and/or inflammatory diseases Strong publication track record in high impact peer-reviewed journals Level will commensurate with experience. Share: Job Requisition IDR0026188 Full Time/Part TimeFull-Time Job LevelDirector Click below to return to the Gilead Careers site Gilead Careers Home Click below to see a list of upcoming events Events Page Click below to return to the Kite, a Gilead company Careers site Search Kite Jobs Powered byYello
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