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    Opportunity: Director of Computational Biology and Genomics @ Pharma company based in South Germany
    Submitted by Eugene Mc Daid; posted on Tuesday, September 12, 2017



    A great opportunity is available with a world-leading Pharma company based in South Germany for a Director of Genomics and Computational Biology within the research department.


    • As a Director you are overall responsible for leading and managing the research group Computational Biology & Genomics (~20 reports) within the department Target Discovery Research.
    • You will hold the entire responsibility for generation of necessary RNA/DNA-sequencing data using NGS or single cell analysis (internal lab and CRO), statistical and biological analysis and interpretation of internally produced and externally available biomedical data.
    • In your role you will contribute to the generation of New Therapeutic Concepts and discovery of novel biomarkers in collaboration with Therapeutic Areas Immunology & Respiratory, Cardio-Metabolic, CNS-diseases, Cancer Immunology and Research Beyond Borders.
    • You are responsible for setting up and managing a network of external collaborations with the focus on New Therapeutic Concept generation and biomarker discovery.
    • As a Director you are accountable for budget and headcount of the Group Computational Biology & Genomics.


    • Ph.D. in bioinformatics, biology or a closely related field and a strong background in target discovery based on omics data
    • At least 5 years of experience within the field of Computational Biology in a pharmaceutical industry or biotech background
    • Experience in one of the above mentioned Therapeutic Areas is highly advantageous.
    • Additionally, applicants show a proven track record of several years of successfully scientific working.
    • Very strong leadership skills and networking capabilities and enjoy working in interdisciplinary teams
    • Excellent communication and presentation skills in English language complete the profile.


    There are some fantastic benefits available with this role including a very competitive salary, generous relocation package and the opportunity to work with some of the smartest minds in this field.


    If you are interested in this position and wish to discuss things further, please call Harvey Uppal on +44 (0) 121 616 3407 or via email at huppal[at]

    Keywords: Principal Scientist, Director, Genomics, Computational Biology, Pharma, Life Sciences, Bioinformatics, In Silico, Therapeutics, Drug Discovery, Biomarker, Cardiometabolic, Cancer, Immunology, Neuroscience, Germany

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