Research / Sr. Research Investigator, Translationa

at Incyte Corporation in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Incyte is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of novel medicines to meet serious unmet medical needs in oncology and inflammation and autoimmunity. Incyte is committed to the rigorous pursuit of research and development excellence to improve the lives of patients, make a difference in health care, and build sustainable value.
The Company strives to discover and develop first-in-class and best-in-class medicines-advancing a diverse portfolio of large and small molecules.
Our Translational Sciences group at Incyte is seeking a Research / Sr. Research Investigator for Bioinformatics. This individual will provide analytical and Bioinformatics support for clinical programs, Translational and Discovery projects, and help develop/maintain our computing infrastructure. The successful candidate will perform integration and analysis of diverse data types, develop next generation sequencing (NGS) and other analytical pipelines, and collaborate with internal and external investigators for interpretation of biological results.
Essential Functions of the Job (Key responsibilities)
Provide analytical support for translational data in preclinical projects and clinical programs
Analyze and interpret genome-scale NGS data sets (DNA-seq/RNA-seq/scRNA/CITE-seq)
Identify and evaluate pharmacodynamic and predictive biomarkers for translational programs
Provide technical expertise within a highly collaborative environment
Develop and maintain next generation sequencing pipelines for use by our bioinformatics group

Qualifications (Minimal acceptable level of education, work experience, and competency)
Strong scientific background with an advanced degree in the field of bioinformatics, systems biology, data science, or biostatistics and at least 2 years of industry or related experience in Oncology (Ph.D. - and at least 2 years' experience; MS - and 3-4 years' experience).
Proficiency in R (tidyverse) and another scripting language (Python, Perl) required.
Strong Linux and Unix skills and experience with Shiny preferred.
Working knowledge of AWS cloud computing infrastructure and Nextflow experience preferred.
Working knowledge of public Oncology resources including TCGA, ICGC, CCLE, DepMap, cBioPortal, dbGaP, etc.
Experience with Oncology and/or ImmunoOncology data analysis preferred.
Experience in applying high performance computing for analysis of large omics data sets.
Experience with high dimensional data mining, machine learning, artificial intelligence and statistics preferred.
Ability to balance execution of multiple tasks to accomplish program goals.
High level of emotional intelligence and willingness to work closely and collaboratively with other functional groups internal and external to the company.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications. Management reserves the right to change or modify such duties as required.
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Job Posting: 1075728

Posted On: Nov 19, 2022

Updated On: Dec 19, 2022

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