Data Scientist - Protein Sciences
Company: Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Posted on: May 5, 2021
304587BRJob ID:304587BRJob Description:127! Thats the number of
drug discovery projects impacted this year by protein science data
at Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research.Are you a curious
and inspired Data Scientist passionate about bringing protein
science data to the next level of informing and impacting drug
discovery projects? Do you like working in cross-functional and
multidisciplinary teams? Do you enjoy transforming scientific
challenges into computational solutions to catalyze efficiency in
data-driven drug discovery? As a team member of a global Data
Science group with expertise in protein data science, data
engineering, computational biology, bioinformatics, screening
analytics and predictive modelling this is a unique opportunity
waiting for you to leverage protein science data at scale.Your
responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Engage in an interdisciplinary environment with structural
biologists, biophysicists, protein chemists, proteomic scientists
and molecular modelers to advance structure-based drug discovery
using innovative computational approaches.
- Champion data stewardship in protein crystallography,
biomolecular NMR, cryo-EM and biophysics to enable predictive
- Design and implement robust applications, methods and
end-to-end analysis workflows for automated data processing,
quality control and publishing.
- Exploit and integrate internal and external protein data
sources to generate drug discovery impact.
- Ideate and proto-type tailored visualizations and webservices
for data dissemination across the organization.
- Mentor scientists who are developing their computational
skills.\n\n\n\nPosition Title:Data Scientist Protein
SciencesMinimum requirements:What You'll Bring to the Role:
- PhD, or equivalent years of experience in structural biology,
bioinformatics, cheminformatics, computational biology, molecular
modeling or related scientific domain.
- Demonstrated experience with scripting languages (Python, R)
and high-performance computing frameworks on Linux platforms.
- An agile engineering mentality.
- Familiarity with relational databases and SQL.
- High learning agility, solution-oriented approach, looking to
make a difference.
- Superb communication skills and proficiency in written and oral
- Ability to engineer protein science data for end-to-end
- An understanding of the processes behind lead discovery and
structure-based drug design.
- Experience with advanced machine learning techniques.Why
Consider Novartis?799 million. Thats how many lives our products
touched in 2019. And while were proud of that fact, in this world
of digital and technological transformation, we must also ask
ourselves this: how can we continue to improve and extend even more
peoples lives?We believe the answers are found when curious,
courageous and collaborative people like you are brought together
in an inspiring environment. Where youre given opportunities to
explore the power of digital and data. Where youre empowered to
risk failure by taking smart risks, and where youre surrounded by
people who share your determination to tackle the worlds toughest
medical challenges.Imagine What You Could do at Novartis!Commitment
to Diversity and Inclusion:Novartis embraces diversity, equal
opportunity and inclusion. We are committed to building diverse
teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and
we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold
innovation through collaboration, and empowers our people to
unleash their full potential.Job Type:Full TimeCountry:USAWork
Location:Cambridge, MAFunctional Area:Data
ScienceDivision:NIBRBusiness Unit:CBT - NIBREmployment
Type:RegularCompany/Legal Entity:NIBRIEEO Statement:The Novartis
Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride
in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in
recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment
practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national
origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression,
marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally
protected status. We are committed to building diverse teams,
representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we
strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold
innovation through collaboration and empowers our people to unleash
their full potential.Shift Work:No
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