Associate Director, Bioinformatics

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.
Job Summary (Primary function)
The Associate Director, Bioinformatics develops methods for working with the program leads to analyze complex biological data sets from different translational platforms.
Essential Functions of the Job (Key responsibilities)
Provide scientific expertise/direction and leadership to the Translational Sciences organization.
Utilize computational biology methods to analyze and interpret genome-scale data sets.
Process, analyze and interpret high volumes of data from internal and external sources.
Interpret study results and assist Program Leaders in writing (or at least QC and review) summary reports of study results.
Assist in writing relevant sections of clinical study report.
Present results of analysis to multidisciplinary audiences within the organization.
Qualifications (Minimal acceptable level of education, work experience, and competency)
Ph.D. with minimum of 6 years of post-doctoral experience.
Programming/scripting skills.
Experience in analyzing large NGS data sets including public domain databases (TCGA, COSMIC, NCBI).
The candidate will need to be a dynamic and innovative scientist.
Passion for exploration of human biology with the mission of developing methods to study the changes in tumor biology and in the immune system associated with administration of new medicines.
Ability to balance execution of multiple tasks to accomplish program goals.
Interest in working in and creating an environment of scientific curiosity and an open exchange of ideas.
High level of emotional intelligence and willing to work closely and collaboratively with other functional groups internal and external to the company.
Exceptional 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: 972524

Posted On: May 16, 2022

Updated On: Jun 15, 2022