Research Scientist I, Germany

Hiring By - Biostaffic



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Posted 4 months ago
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Position Overview

The Research Scientist I, with limited guidance from more experienced scientists, works individually and in collaboration with others on multiple projects which are moderate to complex in scope. The Research Scientist I plays an active role in the analysis of mass-spectrometry proteomics data and experiments and is often the technical lead responsible for the successful data analysis and interpretation of results of the project. This position involves independently making detailed observations, analysing data and interpreting results. Working in a team setting, the Research Scientist I, will be an integral part of the mass-spectrometry proteomics data analysis and discovery group.

Essential Duties

include but are not limited to the following:

  • Analyse research/experimental data, interpret the results, and provide insights into the next steps.
  • Independently develop, plan, and conduct advanced research experiments, identify problems and discrepancies, analyse results, and identify and address trends in study data.
  • Utilise and apply methods or technologies effectively and provide ideas for new techniques, when appropriate.
  • Provide technical input and develop research plans, experimental outlines, and design.
  • Prepare and provide information and data for scientific abstracts, industry conferences, project meetings, or publication.
  • Present experimental results and defend scientific ideas and findings at group meetings.
  • Work on problems that are diverse and complex in scope in which analysis of data requires in-depth evaluation of identifiable factors.
  • Communicate goals clearly to employees to ensure understanding and success in achieving them.
  • Promote an open, collaborative environment built on trust to foster positive teamwork.
  • Assist in planning and recommendation of activities that account for prioritisation of organisational and department goals.
  • Communicate clearly and frequently with all levels of the organisation; including team members, senior R&D leaders, project team members (core and extended), partners, and other stakeholders.
  • Create high quality presentations that effectively communicate and tie into a cohesive story the experimental data and results.
  • Ability to effectively work on several varied projects at one time, with frequent changing priorities.
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving, and decision-making skills with strong attention to detail.
  • Uphold company mission and values through accountability, innovation, integrity, quality, and teamwork.
  • Ability and means to travel between Exact Sciences locations.

Minimum Qualifications

  • PhD in life sciences or computational sciences, preferably computational biology or biostatistics or Master’s degree in a similar related field and 4 years of related experience in lieu of a PhD; or Bachelor’s degree and 6 years of related experience in lieu of PhD.
  • 3+ years of professional experience in bioinformatics and commonly used tools in the field
  • 1+ years of experience in medical device/IVD, biotech, life science, or pharmaceutical industry.
  • Good knowledge of molecular biology, biochemistry, proteomics and genomics.
  • 3+ years of experience in algorithm development
  • Very good knowledge of written and spoken English
  • Demonstrated understanding of GMP, ISO, and Quality Systems.
  • Basic knowledge of statistical and mathematical methods in biology/proteomics/genomics; including experience with statistical software.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform the Essential Duties of the position with or without accommodation.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2+ years of industry experience
  • Proteomics or mass spectrometry knowledge

Our success relies on the experiences and perspectives of a diverse team, and Exact Sciences fosters a culture where all employees can develop personally and professionally with a sense of respect and belonging. If you require an accommodation, email We’ll work with you to meet your accessibility needs.

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Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • Germany

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 15, 2024
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