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Senior Director, Data Science - Genomics

San Diego, California
Job ID 8098 Date posted 01/19/2022 Schedule Full-Time Shift Day Department Research & Clinical Management


Schedule: Days, 8-hour shifts

FTE: Full-Time, Exempt

Location: Main Campus and Remote

Primary responsibilities include assembling a team of data scientists, providing expertise on study design and executing data analyses for multiple research studies across a broad range of pediatric health conditions. Candidates will have strong training and experience in leadership and in the analysis and interpretation of next generation genomic sequencing data to advance precision medicine. The ability to use machine learning and other artificial intelligence methods is required. Previous experience documenting collaborations with physician scientists, bioinformaticists, and other members of multidisciplinary team members is required. Successful candidates will need to demonstrate their ability to build and sustain a stellar team of data scientists, contribute and participate in internal and external presentations, peer-reviewed manuscripts, conference proceedings, and applications for extramural funding. The successful candidate will report directly to the Vice President of Research and Clinical Management of the Genomics Institute.

Doctorate Degree
10+ years of experience, including 5+ years of experience providing data science leadership in the field of Genomics Medicine and 3+ years of prior managerial experience
Expert level familiarity with data science and statistical modeling (e.g.Python, R, Stark, SAS and equivalent)
Familiar with the data science challenges facing the modern genomics laboratory and healthcare settings including common workflow models. Capable of planning for future growth and change
Current knowledge of all regulatory, legal and accreditation standard of professional practice in area of responsibility
Financial acumen; comfortable working with budgets and planning models
Demonstrates excellent leadership commination and emotional intelligence skills
Balances competing priorities and multiple projects simultaneously; comfortable operating within tight timelines
Knowledge and experience leading the development of products and data models to support the strategic growth of a state of the art rapid genome laboratory


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