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Associate Director/Director of Data Science



Data Science
Cambridge, UK
Posted on Tuesday, December 13, 2022
Biofidelity is a revolutionary genomic technology company dedicated to unleashing the potential of genomics to transform human health and the world we live in. Our adaptive platform technology removes the noise from genomic data, providing only the information needed to make decision making less complex, faster, and more accurate.
At Biofidelity we are proud to have built a culture of humanity, openness and high expectations. We work towards well-defined goals, with a strong belief that we can make genomics globally accessible. Our people are keen to take responsibility for their work and share both their successes and challenges.
Alongside a competitive salary and opportunities for career development, we offer a comprehensive benefits package including private medical & dental care, bonus, share option scheme, pension, income protection and life insurance, cycle to work scheme, season ticket loan, 26 days per year holiday allowance and free physical training sessions.
The role
Biofidelity is looking for an experienced Associate Director/Director of Data Science to lead the design, development and implementation of biostatistical tools and methods for analysis and reporting of genomic and clinical datasets. In this role, you will support cross-functional teams in addition to playing a key part in the development of Biofidelity’s products. This role reports to the Chief Operating Officer.
Key responsibilities:
Manage a team of data scientists to develop and implement statistical techniques for design, analysis, and reporting of experiments
Develop novel methods for analysis of custom molecular biology datasets from Biofidelity’s proprietary ASPYRE and NGS platforms
Work closely with technology development, product development, clinical, and operations teams to define statistical and experimental plans
Execute on analyses and clearly communicate results to cross-functional teams, helping to determine next steps
Track and coordinate projects, communicating timelines and issues to the Senior Management Team
Promote high quality, maintainable and tested code
Work with software developers and quality teams to implement code in line with Biofidelity’s software development procedures and in compliance with relevant regulatory requirements
Write statistical plans and reports, contribute to publications, and support regulatory submissions
Communicate technical concepts across the company, including to non-technical colleagues
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Experience in the development of statistical methodologies, techniques and tools
Fluency in statistical programming (Python or R)
Experience leading a data science team
Ability to plan and prioritize complex projects
Experience in life sciences and working with biological data
Curious, proactive and problem-solving mindset
Clear communicator, with a ‘can do’ attitude and the ability to work across different teams
Knowledge of software development and quality assurance such as ISO 13485, EN 62304, ISO 27001 (desired)
Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:
PhD or equivalent level of relevant industry experience in Statistics/Biostatistics/Mathematics or a related discipline
Previous industry experience in life sciences in a similar role