Scientist III

Spectraforce

Ridgefield, Connecticut


a month ago

Remote

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Scientist III
Spectraforce
Ridgefield, Connecticut
Remote

a month ago

Job Description

Job Title: Scientist III
Location: Ridgefield, CT (Hybrid, open to remote)
Duration: 12 Months


Unleash your passion for computational biology and make a real difference in the lives of patients. Join our dynamic Global Computational Biology and Digital Sciences (gCBDS) team at US research facility in Ridgefield, CT and play a pivotal role in discovering First-in-Class and Breakthrough drugs. This position offers an opportunity to gain experience in a variety of cutting-edge areas, including cancer biology, genetics and omics approaches, and advanced computational tools incorporating AI. You will broaden your knowledge and become a well-rounded professional in the field of drug discovery.

Duties and responsibilities:
• Apply advanced statistics and machine learning technologies to support the identification of novel  therapeutic targets, target validation, disease selection/expansion, and identification of translational  biomarkers.
• Design and implement machine learning models to analyze large-scale genomic datasets from human disease studies.
• Learn and apply your experience in single cell and spatial transcriptomics data analysis to gain deeper biological insights.
• Learn and apply your experience in biological pathways, data visualization, network, and systems biology a plus.
• Interpret and present analysis results to colleagues and collaborators in a clear and concise manner.
• Apply and develop innovative analysis approaches when standard methods are not adequate.
• Maintain a high level of data integrity and ethics throughout the research process.
• Stay current with the latest advancements in the field by reviewing scientific literature and attending online courses/conferences.

Requirements:
• Strong scientific understanding and experience in statistical and machine learning approaches in
applying to bioinformatics.
• Experience in programming languages like Python and R.
• Good understanding of biology a plus.
• Good written and verbal communication skills.

Education:
Ph.D or Master’s degree in a related scientific discipline (Computer Science, Genomics, Biostatistics or Bioinformatics)

Notice to California Applicants: SPECTRAFORCE® is committed to complying with the California Privacy Rights Act (“CPRA”) effective January 1, 2023; and all data privacy laws in the jurisdictions in which it recruits and hires employees. A Notice to California Job Applicants Regarding the Collection of Personal Information can be located on our website. Applicants with disabilities may access this notice in an alternative format by contacting NAHR@spectraforce.com.

 

About Us: Established in 2004, SPECTRAFORCE® is one of the largest and fastest-growing diversity-owned staffing firms in the US. The growth of our company is a direct result of our global client service delivery model that is powered by our state-of-the-art A.I. proprietary talent acquisition platform, robust ISO 9001:2015/ISO 27001 certified processes, and strong and passionate client engaged teams. We have built our business by providing talent and project-based solutions, including Contingent, Permanent, and Statement of Work (SOW) services to over 140 clients in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and India. Key industries that we service include Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Telecom, Retail, Utilities and Transportation. SPECTRAFORCE is built on a concept of “human connection,” defined by our branding attitude of NEWJOBPHORIA®, which is the excitement of bringing joy and freedom to the work lifestyle so our people and clients can reach their highest potential. Learn more at: http://www.spectraforce.com
 
Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances to eligible employees. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching, and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at LOA@spectraforce.com if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $42.00/hr.

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