Associate Director - Discovery Bioinformatics

Posted 12 December 2022
Job type Permanent
Contact NameCaleb Clarkson

Job description

Associate Director - Discovery Bioinformatics

BioTalent is excited to partner with a leading precision oncology company located in the Boston area. This company is utilizing it's proprietary platform to systematically discover highly targeted cancer therapies. A unique opportunity to join a rapid growth - publicly traded biotech.


You Will:

  • Be an Internal thought leader on biomarker identification based on drug response experiments
  • Design, implement and improve analytical approaches for target and biomarker identification based on cell line response to drug treatment
  • Collaborate with and support target discovery and translational teams in the design of experiments and analysis of genomic datasets
  • Lead the interactions with internal and external teams to develop and implement a state-of-the-art computational analysis platform for omics-based oncology biomarker discovery
  • Develop and apply computational, statistical, and machine learning methods to mine multi-dimensional genome-scale data sets and derive biological insights
  • Execute integrative analyses of cancer omics, clinical information and functional genomic data to support prioritization of targets and stratification of patients


Experience & Qualifications:

  • PhD in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, System Biology, or related fields
  • Six years or more of post-doctoral academic bioinformatics experience in oncology target discovery, oncology translational sciences, or oncology clinical genomics
  • Experience with cancer biology and cancer genomics
  • Experience with DNA Damage and Repair pathways is desirable
  • Analysis of large cell line panel data such as CRISPR-Cas9 knockout screens
  • Familiarity with large genomic datasets such as the Cancer Dependency Map, The Cancer Genome Atlas, Genotype-Tissue Expression (GTEx)
  • Experience working cross functionally amongst other departments

For more information about this opportunity, please apply to the role directly or send an email to