Associate Director, Clinical Data Science - CEG

Hiring By - Biostaffic


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Not Disclosed

Remote Job

Mid-Senior level

Posted 4 months ago
Job details
At Eisai, satisfying unmet medical needs and increasing the benefits healthcare provides to patients, their families, and caregivers is Eisai’s human health care (hhc) mission. We’re a growing pharmaceutical company that is breaking through in neurology and oncology, with a strong emphasis on research and development. Our history includes the development of many innovative medicines, notably the discovery of the world's most widely-used treatment for Alzheimer’s disease. As we continue to expand, we are seeking highly-motivated individuals who want to work in a fast-paced environment and make a difference. If this is your profile, we want to hear from you.
The Clinical Data Science team at Eisai, Inc., is expanding its capabilities by acquiring in-house talent related to bioinformatics, machine learning, and big data analytics for the Oncology and Neurology clinical programs. This position will be focused on the bioinformatics collaborations in Oncology clinical trials and will thus play a crucial role in analyzing large-scale genomic and clinical datasets to uncover insights into cancer biology and treatment response. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with interdisciplinary teams of scientists, clinicians, and bioinformaticians to drive discoveries that have a direct impact on cancer diagnosis, prognosis, and optimal treatment strategies.
This position may be remote based (US - National).
The qualified candidate will report to the Head of Clinical Data Science and is expected to have the following responsibilities:
  • Perform integrative analyses of multi-omics data from clinical trials and research cohorts, including genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics, and imaging, to identify biomarkers related to treatment mechanism and response, and potential therapeutic targets.
  • Derive novel prognostic and predictive signatures using statistical and machine learning methods to guide patient stratification and biomarker selection in clinical trials.
  • Establish, develop, and implement optimal bioinformatics pipelines for the analysis of next-generation sequencing and other -omics data.
  • Collaborate with translational scientists and clinicians to design and execute data analysis strategies that address key clinical oncology research questions.
  • Develop and publish relevant bioinformatics methodologies, pipelines, and algorithms, and stay abreast of the latest advancements in bioinformatics, machine learning, and oncology research.
  • Present results from complex datasets that are clear and interpretable to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
Job Qualifications
  • Ph.D. in Computational Biology, Biostatistics, or a related field.
  • Extensive experience and expertise, demonstrated via a strong publication record and prior work experience, in the analysis of cancer genomics data, including whole-genome sequencing, exome sequencing, RNA-seq, and epigenomic data.
  • At least 7 years of experience in the pharma industry or clinical research institution is required.
  • Proficient in programming languages such as Python, R, and Perl, with a mastery of various bioinformatics tools and software, along with experience in developing bioinformatics pipelines.
  • Demonstrated expertise in statistical theory and a wide range of statistical methods and machine learning techniques for high-dimensional multi-omics data.
  • Exceptional communication and collaboration skills, with the proven ability to lead and mentor in a multidisciplinary team environment.
  • Previous experience in oncology research is required.
Eisai Salary Transparency Language:
The base salary range for the Associate Director, Clinical Data Science - CEG is from :159,000-208,600
Under current guidelines, this position is eligible to participate in : Eisai Inc. Annual Incentive Plan & Eisai Inc. Long Term Incentive Plan.
Final pay determinations will depend on various factors including but not limited to experience level, education, knowledge, and skills.
Employees are eligible to participate in Company employee benefit programs. For additional information on Company employee benefits programs, visit
Certain other benefits may be available for this position, please discuss any questions with your recruiter.
Eisai is an equal opportunity employer and as such, is committed in policy and in practice to recruit, hire, train, and promote in all job qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status. Similarly, considering the need for reasonable accommodations, Eisai prohibits discrimination against persons because of disability, including disabled veterans.
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Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • Mid-Senior level

Remote Job:

  • Yes

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 14, 2024
Company Overview
Eisai US
Eisai US

Current Openings: 0

At Eisai Inc., human health care (hhc) is our goal. We give our first thought to patients and their families, and helping to increase the benefits health care provides. As the U.S. pharmaceutical subsidiary of Tokyo-based Eisai Co., Ltd., we have a passionate commitment to patient care that is the driving force behind our efforts to discover and develop innovative therapies to help address unmet medical needs. Eisai is a fully integrated pharmaceutical business that operates in two global business groups: oncology and neurology (dementia-related diseases and neurodegenerative diseases). Each group functions as an end-to-end global business with discovery, development, and marketing capabilities. Our U.S. headquarters, commercial and clinical development organizations are located in New Jersey; our discovery labs are in Massachusetts and Pennsylvania; and our global demand chain organization resides in Maryland and North Carolina. To learn more about Eisai Inc., please visit us at Comments and posts by users on this site are not created or controlled by Eisai Inc. and Eisai is not responsible for such content.
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