Principal Computational Biologist/Principal Bio/Chem-informatics Scientist

Posted 17 Oct 2019

Shanghai - all, Shanghai - China

Req Id 198799


A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our around 52,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.

We are currently seeking a Principal Computational Biologist/Principal Bio/Chem-informatics Scientist in Shanghai, China. This individual will play key roles in our data analysis, computational tool and platform development to support life sciences and healthcare business globally.

Your roles: This individual will provide technological and scientific support to R&D, technology and business development in life science, and healthcare projects. Work independently and collaboratively with members from bioinformatics group, R&D and marketing to provide solutions to research and business. Process and analyze data from multi-dimensional genomic data. Develop bioinformatics platform or pipelines for internal usage and release to public for customers.

Who you are: 

  • A Master or Ph.D. in bioinformatics, computer science, statistics, life sciences, chemistry, or related area
  • 5+ year experience in developing computational methods and tools to analyze large, noise data especially in high volume multi-omics data
  • Strong background in sequence analysis, NGS, pathway/network, GWAS and other areas of genomics/bioinformatics
  • Proficiency in the use of bioinformatics databases
  • Understanding of and ability to apply big data & machine learning skills and concepts
  • Proficiency in one script language (e.g. python or Perl) and at least one high performance language (e.g. c++, java)
  • Strong background in statistics modeling and analysis. Demonstrated statistical and analytical ability with program expertise in R
  • Good knowledge in database development

What we offer:  With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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