at Incyte Corporation in Wilmington, Delaware, United States
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.
Job Summary (Primary function)
The Research Investigator/Sr. Research Investigator, Bioinformatics will provide analytical and Bioinformatics support for clinical programs, Translational and Discovery projects, and help develop/maintain our computing infrastructure. The successful candidate will explore new analytical approaches, technology platforms, develops next generation sequencing (NGS) pipelines for internal use, and collaborates with internal and external investigators.
Essential Functions of the Job (Key responsibilities)
Provide analytical support for translational data in preclinical projects and clinical programs.
Develop and maintain internal and cloud-based high performance computing and storage infrastructure.
Develop and maintain next generation sequencing pipelines for use by our bioinformatics group.
Provide scientific expertise for high performance computing and evaluate latest technologies to improve and optimize computing system.
Qualifications (Minimal acceptable level of education, work experience, and competency)
Strong scientific background with an advanced degree in the field of bioinformatics, computer science, data science and at least 2 years of experience along with working knowledge of biology and/or oncology (Ph.D. - and at least 2 years' experience; MS - and 3-4 years' experience).
Proficiency in R and another scripting language (Python, Perl) required.
Strong Linux and Unix skills and experience with Shiny preferred.
Working knowledge of AWS cloud computing infrastructure.
Working knowledge of public Oncology resources including TCGA, ICGC, cBioPortal, dbGaP, etc.
Experience with Oncology and/or ImmunoOncology data analysis preferred.
Experience in applying high performance computing for analysis of next generation sequencing data.
Experience with 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 willing 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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