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Bioinformatics Scientist

Bioinformatics Scientist

Mackenzie Stuart is working in close partnership with a leading Bioinformatics and Data Science company. Our client is a leading research-based biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the science of curing diseases.

We are currently recruiting for a Bioinformatics Scientist based in Northeast USA. The role will be reporting directly to the Head of Data science.


Responsibilities of the role include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop bioinformatic software systems to improve the analysis of genomic data
  • Analyse large gene expression data sets for research purposes
  • Provide effective computational tools to analyse data through the development of algorithmic processes
  • Develop and customise the existing computational tools the company uses
  • Provide statistical expertise on new developmental processes and projects
  • Work in a fast-paced environment with clear driven timelines
  • Collaborate in a team of bioinformatics and molecular biologists


To be considered for the role you must meet the following requirements:

  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • MS in bioinformatics or computer science
  • Experience with statistical analysis of data sets
  • Experience with sequencing QC, GATK and gene expression analysis
  • 2 years minimum experience of using Python or R software tools
  • Familiarity with SQL to enable programming interactions via LMS systems
  • Experience with custom software development


About Mackenzie Stuart Global Executive Search & Selection:
Mackenzie Stuart is a leading executive search and selection business. From our offices in Leeds, London & Toronto we provide retained and contingency recruitment solutions across industry and have specialist recruitment consultants that work within the Oil & Gas, Mining, Infrastructure & Built Environment, Medical & Scientific, Healthcare, Education, Finance & Accountancy, Insurance, Water, Chemicals & Coatings, Ingredients & Flavours, Automation, FMCG and Logistics sectors.

Job Reference: JGBS

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Salary Range

$90,000 - 110,000


United States