Axxam is a leading provider of integrated discovery services for the entire Life Sciences industry such as pharmaceuticals, crop protection, animal health, cosmetics and flavour and fragrance. We have a strong expertise across a broad range of discovery disciplines and innovative technologies including assay development, compound management, High Throughput Screening (HTS), and hit identification and validation. Axxam is also engaged in developing innovative therapies for diseases with a high unmet medical need. An open and dynamic working environment supported by an industrialized organization ensures high-quality results. Axxam is a recognized international leader in HTS with state-of-the-art competence and experience on a variety of detection technologies including luminescence, fluorescence, absorbance, imaging and radiometric readouts.High Throughput Screening Data Analyst:
We are seeking an HTS data analyst to support our HTS Team in the Data Analysis/Compound Management unit.
The candidate will join a consolidated team of scientists with top level experience in assay development, High Throughput Screening (HTS), compound management, and lab automation as well as IT experts who have developed and implemented a set of tools, database systems, and data analysis methodologies.
The candidate will be dedicated to the support of different projects by conducting all aspects of data management, analysis, and reporting. Good communication skills are critical, for both the interaction with the scientists of the team as well as for the interactions and discussions with our international clients.
Beside a broad range of knowledge and skills inherent to data analysis methodologies, statistics, data handling, interaction with relational databases, and graphical presentation, the ideal candidate will have a background in biological/biochemical sciences.
The successful candidate must have a high level of self-motivation, attention to detail, sense of responsibility, independence, and ability to thrive in a goal and team-oriented setting.
Knowledge of scientific programming languages and interfaces would be a plus.Major responsibilities:
Analyse the results of HTS campaigns, conducted on a very broad variety of assay types among biochemical or cell-based assays with either luminescence or fluorescence-based detections, and generate presentation or written reports in English.Required qualifications and experience:
Master’s degree in a relevant field such as Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Computer Sciences
Advanced level in the use of Microsoft Excel, Word and Power Point
Experience in data processing, data visualization, data interpretation
Experience with relational databases (Oracle)
Drive for attention to detail with excellent problem-solving skills and organisational capability
Working professionally in a highly collaborative environment on multiple tasks, especially under occasional high-pressure situations
Strong communication skills, fast learner
Fluent English (spoken and written). Any additional languages knowledge is a plus
Experience with HTS data processing, analysis, and data management are a plus
Knowledge of Genedata Screener Data Analysis Software is a plus
Experience in the usage of Prism, and Dotmatics Vortex or alternatives similar softwares for data management are a plus
Good knowledge of Microsoft Access is a plus.
Axxam is an equal opportunity employer
Axxam offers a stimulating work environment and a competitive salary. If your background and personal experience fit this profile, please send your complete application, including cover letter including a brief description of your experience, your CV and a list of references to the address below or upload it at our on-line contact centre: http://www.axxam.com/careers/job-listing. Please add to your CV the following statement: I hereby grant permission to use my personal data in accordance with the Italian Leg. Dec. 196/2003.
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