Director - Data Scientist

Director - Data Scientist

Job Title: Director - Data Scientist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: England
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 123891_1587985254
Contact Name: Polina Turbina
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 27, 2020 12:00

Job Description

Principal/Senior Data Scientist

An established biotech is looking for a talented data scientist with experience of biomarker analysis and AI/ML applied to precision medicine applications.


  • Flexible location
  • Work with cross functional teams
  • Be part of a new and exciting project
  • Great company benefits e.g. health insurance, pension etc.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assessment of novel biomarkers to ensure right dose, right molecule and right patient population within future clinical trials.
  • Provide in-depth knowledge of IHC assay development and troubleshoot technical challenges.
  • Liaise with statistics and bioinformaticians to ensure optimum design of experiments.
  • Lead and drive the development of complex histology-based quantitative biomarker assays in the laboratory for measuring analytes in tissue samples and exploring diverse approaches to ensure delivery of high-quality fit-for-purpose assays.

About you:

  • Knowledge of VisioPharm, Definiens, Volocity, Halo and related software.
  • Proven track record of developing novel fit for purpose IHC/histology-based biomarker assays from first principles for pre-clinical and clinical assessments.
  • Proven lab-based expertise in clinical IHC assay pre-validation and knowledge of clinical validation to support regulated studies.
  • Experience with the appropriate biomarker assay validation towards supporting clinical assessments and knowledge of the latest regulatory standards.
  • minimum of BSc (or equivalent) in a biological discipline

If you are interested in this opportunity, please get in touch with Polina Turbina on 0203 3702 642 and send through a relevant CV to