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Multiomics Data Scientist

Company: Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

**329930BR** **Job ID:** 329930BR **Job Description:** 6000! That's the number of associates in the Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research (NIBR). This division is the innovation engine of Novartis, focusing on powerful new technologies that have the potential to help produce therapeutic breakthroughs for patients. Analytical Sciences and Imaging (ASI), a platform group at NIBR, is a global team of 'omics and imaging experts that advance technological innovation across the Institute by driving collaborations with project teams to enable new therapeutic platforms to deliver transformative medicines. Our team has an exciting opportunity seeking a highly motivated data scientist to push 'omics technologies in addressing key questions of novel therapeutic platforms and modalities, such as cell and gene therapy and targeted protein degradation ASI at NIBR. The successful candidate will have experience in innovative workflow development, biology data interpretation, and complex study design for key scientific questions, using proteomics and/or multiomics to be part of our team committed to support leading edge drug discovery efforts. You will work in a matrix team environment, at the interface of all disease areas and platform groups at NIBR, intersecting with experimental scientists and computational experts within ASI and NIBR. Your responsibilities will include: --- Generating clear impact by distilling the complexity of available data into a biological interpretation, e.g. advancing identification of novel targets with proteomics data, plus genomics or metabolomics; target validation; or biomarkers in multiple therapeutic areas --- Developing and leading innovative proteomics and multiomics analysis workflows and pipelines and data/digital solutions to drive breakthrough science --- Championing our data citizen model to further empower wet lab scientists' bioinformatics expertise development --- Leading strong collaborations across departments and domains to multiply impact and advocate the utility of our large data assets \n\n\n\n **Position Title:** Multiomics Data Scientist **Minimum requirements:** Minimum expertise includes, but not limited to: --- A doctoral degree in biology, systems biology, biostatistics, bioinformatics, computational biology, or related field with 2+ year experience; alternatively MSc plus equivalent experience in life science industry --- Proficiency in R/Python, literate programming notebooks, high-performance computing and competency working in a Unix/Linux environment. Best computational sciences practices, a must --- Established ability to translate biologists/project team's scientific questions into analytical strategies and methods; experiment with machine learning mining biological datasets for actionable hypotheses, knowledge of signaling pathways across a variety of disease therapeutic areas --- Deep understanding of biostatistical methods and data modeling used in orthogonal 'omic analysis --- Demonstrated success coaching and mentoring peers and non-data scientists to share expertise and grow broader group's impact --- Excellent collaboration and scientific communication skills with effective data visualization tools and ability to interface with stakeholders in cross-functional project teams --- Desire to grow in fast paced, collaborative, matrix environment. Agile learning ability toward computation tools, data sources, analytical methods. Critical and independent problem solving skills Additional, highly desirable qualifications include --- Demonstrated use of interactive data visualization frameworks (e.g., Shiny) to visualize high-dimensional data. --- Demonstrated experience with Spotfire, structural biology, biological databases such as pathway analysis tools, mass spectrometry based proteomics, graph algorithms, AWS, single cell RNAseq, cheminformatics **Job Type:** Full Time **Country:** USA **Work Location:** Cambridge, MA **Functional Area:** Research & Development **Division:** NIBR **Business Unit:** BIOTHERAPEUTIC AND ANALYTICAL TECHNOLOGIES - NIBR **Employment Type:** Regular **Company/Legal Entity:** NIBRI **Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion::** _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 **Early Talent:** Yes

Keywords: Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Cambridge , Multiomics Data Scientist, Other , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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