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Data Scientist II (Biomarkers)

Position Summary:

Organizes, manages, and analyzes biomarker data in preclinical and clinical studies. Major team contributor in the areas of translational research and diagnostic biomarker development.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Apply data analysis tools and programming methods to provide statistical analysis and visualization to generate insights and knowledge in preclinical and clinical studies
  • Organize data and evaluate data quality of studies
  • Write, document, and maintain code in R and SQL to transform, standardize and aggregate data to create analysis-ready data sets from raw data
  • Participate in designing, planning and developing studies
  • Contribute to development of diagnostic biomarker for clinical use
  • Responsible for selection and technical monitoring of CROs, including analytical methods and bioanalysis
  • Manage external resources in a small company environment
  • Collaborate with R&D and clinical colleagues, member of the development team, present results to various internal and external audiences, and communicate effectively

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • BS/BA or MS/MA in a scientific discipline and appropriate work experience. PhD in a scientific discipline is preferred
  • 3+ years of work experience in a research and/or development environment is preferred
  • Strong programing skill and experience in bioinformatics is preferred
  • Experience in developing diagnostic biomarkers is a plus
  • Experience in metabolic disease is a plus
  • Able to build effective working relationships throughout the organization to achieve goals
  • Maintains knowledge of state-of-the‚Äďart principles and theories and possesses advanced knowledge of scientific principles and concepts in field of expertise
  • Ability to work independently and effectively on cross-functional project teams
  • Works on complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires an evaluation of intangible variables
  • Demonstrates potential for a high level of proficiency, creativity, collaboration with others and independent thought process
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office and data analysis.

Location: SF Bay Area (preferred) or Remote