Postdoctoral Researcher in Pathway, Cell and Tumor Modeling - ATOM Consortium

  • Company: GSK
  • Location: San Francisco, California
  • Posted: November 30, 2017
  • Reference ID: WD140430
Why You?

Basic qualifications:
• Ph.D. in a scientific field, preferably computational biology, computational life sciences, computer aided drug discovery and/or statistical modeling.
• Proficient in one or more programming languages (e.g. Perl, C/C++, Java or Python, Ruby), and competent working in a Linux/Unix environment
• Experience with mechanistic or semi-mechanistic pathway, cell or organ/tumor level modeling.
• Inquisitive, creative and bold. Disruptive and innovative thinker that can deliver results.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to interact effectively outside of the individual's discipline.
• An ability to work and thrive in an extremely energetic, intellectual, fast-paced and matrix environment. Excellent interpersonal abilities, demonstrated inclusivity, flexibility and a history of working collaboratively in a team environment.
• Comfortable with risk, willing to fail, learn from it, and move on.
• High learning agility and a willingness to contribute at all levels of the ATOM group, including areas outside of the individual's expertise.

Preferred qualifications:
• Knowledge of computational chemistry, computational molecular biology and molecular simulation is also desirable as is experience in multi-scale modeling from the atomistic level, through coarse graining all the way to entire cell models.
• Familiarity with computational/mathematical models to integrate available data and applying these to optimize/re-design the biological experiments is a plus.
• An understanding of how multiscale modeling fits into the modeling of human pharmacology of small molecule or antibody therapeutics.

Why GSK?:
At GSK, our mission is to improve the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer. Our three world-leading businesses research and deliver innovative medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products. We need a talented and motivated workforce to deliver against our strategy. To achieve this, we strive to attract the best people and to create an environment that empowers and inspires.

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