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Data Scientist - Machine Learning

Oxfordshire   •  Negotiable  •  Permanent, Full time

Data Scientist - Machine Learning
Genomics, Deep Learning, Genetic Data, Oxfordshire
A fantastic opportunity has become available for a Data Scientist to join a highly motivated team at a Genomics company using machine learning and deep learning methods to look for patterns in their genomic data.
You will be designing and implementing novel approaches to learning from large-scale data using state-of-the-art machine learning techniques. You will have the opportunity to work with leading scientists and a talented technical team, using an integrated data resource that is unrivalled in the field, in order to deliver cutting-edge science in genomic analysis.
This role would suit someone with a strong background in machine learning and some knowledge of Genomics/Genetics. The company are looking for someone with suitable experience in Data Science companies, as well as individuals who have recently completed their PhDs, existing PostDocs or existing PIs.
The ideal Data Scientist will meet the following requirements:
-A strong quantitative background in statistics, machine learning or data science.
-Proven experience of analysing large-scale data sets in a scientific context using state-of-art machine learning methods.
-The ability to summarize and visualize complex datasets to look for patterns or potential biases through detailed analysis.
-The ability to discuss and explain complex ideas to both specialists and non-specialists.
-The ability to pick up complex concepts by interacting with specialists outside your own field.
-Experience in applying standard statistical approaches, and in contributing to the development of novel computational tools.
Ideally the perfect Data Scientist should also have experience in genetics/genomics, medical sciences and scientific programming languages such as Python and C/C++.
The expectation for relevant experience in these areas will vary with the seniority of the role. Given the sensitive nature of data used you will be expected, as all other employees, to ensure high standards of information security in your work. If you enjoy thinking creatively about challenging problems in an applied clinical and research setting, this job is for you.
In addition, you will receive some great benefits including competitive salary, healthcare, pension and the opportunity to contribute to a growing Genomics company, working with key people in the industry.
Please do not hesitate to contact Anna Lauterjung on alauterjung@pararecruit.com with an up-to-date CV or call +44 (0) 121 616 3469 to discuss the opportunity further.
Keywords: Data, Scientist, Data Science, Bioinformatics, Genomics, Genetics, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Random Forest, Theano, TensorFlow, Statistical, Statistics, Python, C++, Analyst, Analysis, genomic data, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

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  • Agency: Paramount Recruitment
  • Posted: 15th November 2017
  • Expires: 13th December 2017
  • Reference: AL1511DS
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