WuXi AppTec

  • Data Science Director

    Job Locations CN-Shanghai
    Job ID
    2018-4434
  • Responsibilities

    DESCRIPTION

    This individual will be responsible for buildup of biology data science team and related bioinformatics capability to support drug discovery and translational research; provide scientific leadership to the team that can delivery business needs.

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Develop actionable strategies for data science
    • Establish a team and related data science capabilities that align with the strategy in order to provide strong bioinformatics service and support to projects.
    • Collaboratively work with multi-discipline and function teams cross organization to achieve agreed business objectives
    • Establish process and metrics that effectively manage performance of the team

    Qualifications

    REQUIREMENT

    EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE

    • Ph.D in Bioinformatics or Ph.D in life science with a bioinformatics degree with post-doctoral training
    • At least 5-year directly related experience in academic or industry research on (cancer) genetics or signaling networking to support drug discovery with track records
    • Solid knowledge and experience in public databases/tools related for big data mining, biomarkers and/or drug targets; hands-on experience in building database or/and algorithm preferred
    • Leadership experience in buildup and lead bioinformatics team and capabilities
    • Project management experience also preferred

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

    • Good understanding of disease biology and drug discovery is required
    • Strong oral and written communication skills in both English and Chinese
    • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills
    • Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and projects, and direct team members
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, vendor and clients
    • High level of initiative and ability to work independently

    Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

     

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