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Senior Director, Bioinformatics

Employer
AbbVie
Location
Lake County, Illinois
Start date
Sep 23, 2022

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The Senior Director for Computational Biology within the GRC at AbbVie, a Fortune 50 Company, will be responsible to lead a global team of Computational Biologists and bioinformatics engineers to collaboratively drive Drug Discovery and Development efforts across all therapeutic areas. This leader will leverage modern digital technologies to collect real-world, longitudinal, and integrative health data, across genomic, digital, and laboratory assays, and focused on relevant populations for or treated with AbbVie therapeutics <br/><br/>Reporting into the Vice President of Genomics Research and Data Integration at AbbVie, this Senior Director will play a key role in building and leading a multi-disciplinary team focused on leveraging over 1 million genomes, cutting-edge OMICS data, deep clinical data, and large real-world data sets to advance and accelerate AbbVie’s pipeline and have a remarkable impact on patient lives.

 

  • The Senior Director will build and maintain world-class computational biology and bioinformatics capabilities enabling cutting edge science in close collaboration with Drug Discovery and Development by driving a future-fit strategy to achieve scientific and culture goals across the Corporation.
  • The successful candidate will be a member of the Genomics Research Center Leadership team  and collaborate with a diverse and interdisciplinary team of scientists from human genetics/biology, molecular biology, biochemistry, biostatistics/statistical genetics, and clinical backgrounds to generate and implement impactful analytical strategies  to enable existing and  new therapeutic opportunities, both internal and evaluation of external opportunities
  • As part of their role the successful candidate will ensure scientific excellence and the use of best practices across teams, identify project targets and/or innovative technologies and prioritize within the context of overall strategy, resource availability, competitive dynamics, and functional goals.
  • Department leadership responsibilities will include leading the science while coordinating resources across programs and teams and managing a team of computational leaders and 50+ scientists enabling the teams to accomplish their long and short-term goals in collaboration with Vice President of Genomics Research and Data Integration along with other senior leaders.
  • Exemplify advanced knowledge level, perception, and intuition across a broad range of drug discovery and development projects.
  • Work with the Data Integration (Convergence) Program to drive and leverage a novel, forward thinking knowledge platform.
  • Leverage world-class resources, large data sets and a gifted team to lead a program that is internationally recognized in academia, biotech and large pharmaceutical companies for driving the application of AI/ML to large data sets.

 

  • The Senior Director will build and maintain world-class computational biology and bioinformatics capabilities enabling cutting edge science in close collaboration with Drug Discovery and Development by driving a future-fit strategy to achieve scientific and culture goals across the Corporation.
  • The successful candidate will be a member of the Genomics Research Center Leadership team  and collaborate with a diverse and interdisciplinary team of scientists from human genetics/biology, molecular biology, biochemistry, biostatistics/statistical genetics, and clinical backgrounds to generate and implement impactful analytical strategies  to enable existing and  new therapeutic opportunities, both internal and evaluation of external opportunities
  • As part of their role the successful candidate will ensure scientific excellence and the use of best practices across teams, identify project targets and/or innovative technologies and prioritize within the context of overall strategy, resource availability, competitive dynamics, and functional goals.
  • Department leadership responsibilities will include leading the science while coordinating resources across programs and teams and managing a team of computational leaders and 50+ scientists enabling the teams to accomplish their long and short-term goals in collaboration with Vice President of Genomics Research and Data Integration along with other senior leaders.
  • Exemplify advanced knowledge level, perception, and intuition across a broad range of drug discovery and development projects.
  • Work with the Data Integration (Convergence) Program to drive and leverage a novel, forward thinking knowledge platform.
  • Leverage world-class resources, large data sets and a gifted team to lead a program that is internationally recognized in academia, biotech and large pharmaceutical companies for driving the application of AI/ML to large data sets.

Company

AbbVie’s mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people’s lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women’s health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at www.abbvie.com. Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.

Stock Symbol: ABBV

Stock Exchange: NYSE

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Website
Phone
1-800-255-5162
Location
1 North Waukegan Road
North Chicago
Illinois
60064
United States
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