Research Associate - Data Science (f/m/d)

  • Evotec AG
  • Hamburg, Germany
  • 14/06/2021
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Job Description

At Evotec’s headquarters in Hamburg, Germany, the Neurosciences department is seeking a highly motivated and dedicated

Research Associate - Data Science (f/m/d)

Full-time and permanent

to join an interdisciplinary team of neuroscientists, stem cell biologists, bioinformaticians and chemists in collaborative projects in the field of drug development for neuronal related diseases.

Your key responsibilities:

  • In-depth biological interpretation of omics-approaches (transcriptomics/proteomics) with a focus on (CNS-)disease-related signaling pathways and drug mechanism of action
  • Collaborate with our data science and bioinformatics team to improve strategies for mining transcriptomic data, translating it into biological conclusions
  • Contributing to target and drug discovery within CNS-related therapeutic areas
  • Communicate findings and present results internally and externally

Your ideal qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Life Sciences or related field with expertise in molecular and cellular biology, or biochemistry
  • Experience with application of “Omics” technologies and interpretation of “Omics” data (preferably transcriptomics or proteomics)
  • Sound knowledge of nervous systems disease biology, e.g. neurodegeneration and/or neurodevelopmental diseases
  • Aptitude for algorithms and mathematical and statistical evaluation of data
  • Programming experience (R-Bioconductor/python) applied to transcriptomic data analyses is a big asset but not mandatory
  • Strong collaboration and communication skills as well as experience in working in interdisciplinary teams
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively on multiple projects in parallel
  • High degree of initiative and flexibility, with the ability to deliver results under challenging timelines
  • Experience with drug discovery is a plus
  • Fluency in English is required

Our offer:

  • A permanent position within a vigorous and exciting professional environment promoted by an open culture and a spirit of community
  • A diverse, international workforce with a dynamic working environment that fosters creativity, innovations and teamwork
  • Capital forming benefits, flexible working hours, holiday pay, and annual bonus depending on performance

To apply, please click on the “ Apply ” button and provide your application documents (CV and cover letter, including earliest possible start date and salary requirements). We are looking forward to get to know you and to your application.