We are seeking a highly motivated Director/VP of Bioinformatics Research (reporting directly to the CEO) to run the early-stage development of new tests across multiple indications, and to run external bioinformatics pharma partnerships. A successful candidate will be able to articulate a vision for growing the department and to ‘think big’ about using bioinformatics, transcriptomics and machine learning to solve unmet medical needs in diagnostic space.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop novel diagnostic, prognostic, and therapy-predictive proof-of-concept solutions across multiple areas of medicine, working strategically with our clinical and commercial teams
  • Work closely with Machine Learning team to integrate early solutions with late-stage development
  • Grow a world-class team of bioinformaticians
  • Manage collaboration with pharma partners on drug/diagnostic co-development

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ph.D. in biomedical informatics, computer science, statistics, or related field(s)
  • At least 3 years of experience in management position in biotechnology industry (ideally, startup) or academic research setting
  • Proficiency with R, python, and Linux; familiarity with software development processes desirable
  • Experience in diagnostic or prognostic modelling and/or biomarker development
  • Experience with transcriptomic data (microarray and/or RNAseq) and biological data repositories such as GEO and TCGA

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Strategic thinker; able to contextualize novel indications with commercial and clinical teams
  • Excellent manager with track record of growing people and high productivity
  • Very strong analytical and problem-solving skills; organized and efficient
  • Proven interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, evolving environment; able to manage competing priorities

SALARY AND CLASSIFICATION:

  • Classification: Full-time position
  • Compensation: Competitive and commensurate with experience; includes equity package
  • Benefits: Medical, dental, and vision; 401(k) and more

HOW TO APPLY: Please forward a cover letter and resume to: jobs [at] inflammatix [dot] com

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