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Principal Scientist – Bioinformatic – CNS – RBB

Principal Scientist – CNS- RBB


One of the top global pharmaceutical companies is looking for a Principal Scientist to support the Computational Biology Department in their research in target discovery research and the application of innovative methods to resolve causative factors in disease progression.
Located in the South of Germany, this position is placed in a multi-disciplinary environment and the position holder will lead the computational strategy for internal research programmes in both Research Beyond Borders and CNS Disease Research. They will be the interface between the therapeutic area and the NGS laboratory and will be responsible for the definition, coordination and implementation of strategies for ongoing projects.
The successful candidate will be the key contact to multiple research groups with the goal of furthering disease related new therapeutic concepts from large-scale multi-omics datasets and will be responsible for the work within the Computational Biology department.
The position includes working with multiple-omics data, including transcriptomics (RNAseq, scRNAseq), genetics, operating automated standard analysis pipelines with Linux-based local HPC and cloud-based environments, as well as queuing systems and modern pipelining systems.
Furthermore, the responsibilities include undertaking extensive data analyses for the generation and testing of hypotheses in the context of new therapeutic concepts in cooperation with other members of the Computational Biology group or scientists from the therapeutic area.

-PhD in bioinformatics, computational biology or systems biology research, alternatively masterĀ“s degree in this field with sound knowledge of professional experience of working in an international industrial environment.
-Extensive experience in multi-omic data analysis, network biology, data-integration and RNA-Seq/single cell RNA-Seq.
-Knowledge in R/Bioconductor (preferred) or Python.
-Experience with version control systems (e.g. git/bitbucket) with a focus on well-documented and reproducible analyses.
-Teamplayer with excellent communication skills and innovative thinking.

If you are interested, please contact me on +44 121 6163 404 for more information or contact me via e-mail:
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Job Reference: SD/PS/CNS/LM_1597743277

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Salary To: Negotiable

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