Data Scientist

Location: Boston, MA
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $1.00 - $2.00
Date: 2/12/2019
Job ID: 02656032
Job Description
My client is a rapidly growing firm, and they seek a Data Scientist to collaborate with the global data science group and provide innovative solutions.

The ideal candidate will take on the following tasks:

  • Provide data analysis support and lead in the design, analysis, and interpretation of translational research experiments.

  • Offer statistical consultation to collaborators.

  • Promote innovative study design and analysis methodology.

  • Supply statistical input in planning translational experiments to adequately support clients.

  • Advise scientists on the use of correct statistical techniques and promote innovative design and analysis methodology.

  • Contribute to biomarker assay development and validation.


The ideal candidate will possess the following qualities:

  • MS/PhD in Statistics, Bioinformatics, Molecular Biology or similar.

  • Relevant experience of advanced data analysis and statistics.

  • Demonstrated strong ability to work across different teams and disciplines.

  • Programming skills in R. Skills in other methods and languages such as Python and SQL is an advantage.

  • Experience in applying statistical methods in medical or biological research, especially with data from high throughput technologies.

  • Exceptional communication and collaboration skills.