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Genetics Data Scientist - REMOTE


United Kingdom

Job Description


  • The main responsibilities of the role will include:
  • Build and refine predictive models for precision medicine diagnostics using AI and ML approaches.
  • Analyze genetic, phenotypic and multi-omic datasets using precision medicine platform, Patient Seek.
  • Develop new analytical features for the Patient Seek precision medicine platform.
  • Coordinate with other researchers and external collaborators to ensure the projects progress smoothly and efficiently.
  • Communicate results to the wider organization.
  • Ensure record keeping and archiving of data is up to date and accurate.
  • Ensure external data privacy policies are adhered to.
  • Support business development activities when required.
  • Support reputational building with publications and poster and oral presentations at conferences.
  • Support appropriate protection of genetic and biological intellectual property.

Experience Skills Required:


  • Ph.D. (or M.Sc. + relevant experience) in data science, biostatistics, bioinformatics or equivalent experience.
  • Experience working with large biological datasets (omics, EHR, RWE, clinical phenotypes)
  • Experience working with Machine Learning / Artificial Intelligence methods.
  • Knowledge and understanding of data privacy issues and requirements.
  • Experience with IT tools (e.g., cloud computing, AWS, Linux, HPC), programming languages (e.g., R, Python, SQL, bash), and version control management (e.g., git).
  • Highly self-motivated, flexible and organized.
  • The ability to work independently but know when additional input is required.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Creative thinking and enthusiasm for innovation.


  • Knowledge and understanding of Bayesian statistical methods.
  • Experience modelling diverse datasets (ideally biological / clinical)
  • Experience working with longitudinal biological or clinical data.
  • Experience of working in a multi-disciplinary team in a biotech or pharma setting
  • Experience in project management
  • Knowledge of immuno-inflammatory diseases (e.g., rheumatoid arthritis, IBD)
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