Executive Director, Bioinformatics

Location
Basking Ridge, NJ
Posted
Sep 24, 2021
Ref
10792BR
Hotbed
Pharm Country
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Join a Legacy of Innovation 110 Years and Counting!

Daiichi Sankyo Group is dedicated to the creation and supply of innovative pharmaceutical therapies to improve standards of care and address diversified, unmet medical needs of people globally by leveraging our world-class science and technology. With more than 100 years of scientific expertise and a presence in more than 20 countries, Daiichi Sankyo and its 15,000 employees around the world draw upon a rich legacy of innovation and a robust pipeline of promising new medicines to help people. In addition to a strong portfolio of medicines for cardiovascular diseases, under the Group's 2025 Vision to become a "Global Pharma Innovator with Competitive Advantage in Oncology," Daiichi Sankyo is primarily focused on providing novel therapies in oncology, as well as other research areas centered around rare diseases and immune disorders.

Responsibilities

  • Lead a team of global bioinformatics professionals and ensure expert support is provided to further the translational goals for drug programs across the pipeline.
  • Evaluate novel methods and technologies (e.g., artificial intelligence algorithms) to enable the large-scale analysis of big datasets derived from clinical trial bio-samples.
  • Oversee external research efforts and outreach to academic professionals around the globe; identify, integrate and mine large-scale external data sets to further support internal assets.
  • Ensure construction of bioinformatics platform as part of an overall translational ecosystem; align with translational, clinical and Informatics technology leaders across the entire Daiichi Sankyo group to ensure the correct level of technical resources are in place to support the overall business goals.
  • Construct and co-lead Informatics Advisory Panels at certain times. Form and lead a cross-functional bioinformatics global working group. Present as needed at internal and external meetings. The role will be key to ensure that as a collective the cross-informatics group of people across various DS teams are defining the overall strategy in line with the business goals and objectives.

Qualifications: Successful candidates will be able to meet the qualifications below with or without a reasonable accommodation.

Education Qualifications (from an accredited college or university)

PhD required

Experience Qualifications

  • 10 or More Years Experience in bioinformatics required and
  • Experience in oncology drug development at a biopharmaceutical company preferred. preferred

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Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.