Sr. Scientist - Computational Biology, Cancer Biology

  • Company: Pfizer
  • Location: San Diego, California
  • Posted: December 09, 2017
  • Reference ID: 2934709

Responsibilities Conduct in silico analysis to help address translational questions such as predictive biomarker, tumor indication, drug combination and resistance mechanisms Contribute to the development of data packages supporting well-informed decision making; interface closely with project teams and colleagues with multidisciplinary backgrounds to formulate data-driven and actionable hypotheses Devise and leverage state of the art computational approaches for oncology target identification and precision medicine Contribute effectively to a shared codebase that can be leveraged broadly for multiple applications Basic Qualifications PhD or equivalent in computational biology, genomics or a related field Strong background in integrative cancer biology analysis and biostatistics/machine learning methods Deep knowledge of high throughput molecular profiling and experience in mining "big OMICS data" Track record of innovative and proactive problem solving, preferably in cancer biology and medicine Proficiency in scientific programming languages and algorithm development Ability to multi-task, effectively communicate (oral and written) and work with diverse expertise teams. Preferred Qualifications Skill in building databases and web-based applications is a plus Experience in productive collaboration with bench and/or translational scientists is highly desirable EEO & Employment Eligibility Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Pfizer is an E-Verify employer. Sunshine Act Pfizer reports payments and other transfers of value to health care providers as required by federal and state transparency laws and implementing regulations. These laws and regulations require Pfizer to provide government agencies with information such as a health care provider's name, address and the type of payments or other value received, generally for public disclosure. Subject to further legal review and statutory or regulatory clarification, which Pfizer intends to pursue, reimbursement of recruiting expenses for licensed physicians may constitute a reportable transfer of value under the federal transparency law commonly known as the Sunshine Act. Therefore, if you are a licensed physician who incurs recruiting expenses as a result of interviewing with Pfizer that we pay or reimburse, your name, address and the amount of payments made currently will be reported to the government. If you have questions regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to contact your Talent Acquisition representative. Other Job Details: Eligible for Relocation Package Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.

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