Research Associate - Machine Learning (all Genders)

Hiring By - Biostaffic



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Posted 4 months ago
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At Evotec’s site in Goettingen, Germany, the Machine Learning team is seeking a highly motivated and dedicated
Research Associate - Machine Learning (all genders)
Full-time and permanent
Hybrid working possible
At Evotec, we use supervised ML algorithms and other AI approaches to make use of our vast biomedical datasets. Our aim is to tackle yet unsolved challenges in early drug discovery. Join our steadily growing machine learning team to make a difference in pharmaceutical research for patients.
Your Key Responsibilities
  • Contribute to ML solutions that elucidate causes of diseases and thus help to make better diagnoses for patients and enable the development of novel drugs
  • Prepare ML-ready data sets from a rich source of omics data, patient data, and chemical information
  • Deliver reliable and efficient Python code
  • Provide guidance in your area of expertise to other team members
  • Collaborate with colleagues from the bioinformatics team, medical experts, wet lab and computational scientists
  • Communicate and present results internally and externally
Your Ideal Qualifications
  • Master’s degree with at least two years of relevant professional experience or a PhD in computer science, bioinformatics, or in a related STEM field
  • A few years of solid experience with machine learning concepts and their real-world application (e.g. linear and non-linear models, hyperparameter search, model assessment and interpretation)
  • Strong programming skills in Python (scikit-learn, pandas, pytorch, optuna)
  • Professional experience in the biotech or pharmaceutical industry is a plus
  • Basic life science knowledge, familiarity with omics data or drug discovery is a strong plus
  • Familiarity with the version control system git
  • Ideally, experience in working with Linux and HPC systems (e.g. SLURM)
  • Capability to organize your work efficiently and meet deadlines
  • Good communication skills with the ability to interact professionally with all levels of staff, collaborators, and customers
  • Ability to work in interdisciplinary teams
  • Fluency in English
Our Offer
  • A 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
  • 30 days of annual holiday, capital forming benefits, flexible working hours, holiday pay, annual variable bonus payment, and in-house canteen
To apply, please click on the “Apply” button and provide your application documents (CV, certificates and cover letter, including earliest possible start date and salary requirements). We are looking forward to get to know you and to your application.
FR : Dans le cadre de sa politique Diversité, Evotec étudie, à compétences égales, toutes les candidatures dont celles des personnes en situation de handicap.
ENG : In the frame of our Diversity policy, Evotec considers, with equal competences, all applications including people with disabilities.

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • Germany

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 14, 2024
Company Overview

Current Openings: 0

Evotec is a life science company with a unique business model focused on delivering highly effective new therapeutics to the patients. The Company leverages its multimodality platform, the “Data-driven R&D Autobahn to Cures”, for proprietary projects and within a network of partners including Pharma, Biotech, academics, and other healthcare stakeholders. With more than 5,000 highly qualified people at 17 sites, Evotec aims to create the world-leading co-owned pipeline for innovative therapeutics.
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