Data Scientist (Computational Biologist) France
At the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, what matters most is helping people live full and healthy lives. We focus on treating, curing and preventing some of the most devastating and complex diseases of our time. And we pursue the most promising science, wherever it might be found. Janssen R&D (JRD) is an organization of 11,000+ people with an operating budget of $7B, which includes both Therapeutic Areas such as Cardiovascular/Metabolism, Immunology, Infectious Diseases/Vaccines, Neuroscience, Oncology and Pulmonary Hypertension, and major Global Functions in Discovery, Development and Regulatory Affairs.
We are Janssen. Our mission drives us. Our patients inspire us. We collaborate with the world for the health of everyone in it.
Thriving on a diverse company culture, celebrating the uniqueness of our employees and committed to inclusion, J&J is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
We are looking for a Computational Biologist who will support our research and development collaborations and partnerships with public and private institutions in France. The ideal candidate is adept at using large data sets, to gain insights on the causes of disease and help identify drug targets and biomarkers that will enable the development of safe and effective therapies. He/She will address problems using computational models combined with AI/machine Learning tools to analyze a wide spectrum of biomedical data ranging from genomics to imaging in collaboration with our scientific collaborators within and outside of Janssen R&D and help in the translation of the knowledge gained into therapies. The ideal candidate must have strong experience using a variety of data mining/data analysis methods, using a variety of data tools, building and implementing models, using/creating algorithms and creating/running simulations. Expertise in deploying AI/ML tools and techniques within the biomedical context would be a plus. They must have a proven ability to drive scientific results with their data-based insights. They must be comfortable working with a wide range of stakeholders and functional teams in academia and industry, within and outside of France. The right candidate will have a passion for discovering solutions hidden in large data sets and working with stakeholders to improve scientific, therapeutic and business outcomes.
He/she will design and implement approaches to solve complex computational and mathematical problems as they relate to interpreting biomedical data.
Qualifications for this position:
A drive to learn and master new technologies and techniques.
We’re looking for someone with 3-5 years of experience manipulating data sets and building statistical models, has a PHD in Computational/systems Biology, Bioinformatics, Statistical/Population Genetics, Biostatistics/Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science or another quantitative field, and is familiar with the following software/tools:
Experience visualizing/presenting data for stakeholders using: Periscope, Tableau, ggplot, etc.