As part of AstraZeneca's Data and AI transformation, we have an exciting opportunity to take a leading role in a new team committed to pushing the boundaries of Oncology R &D by building and analyzing disease knowledge graphs. The team will take full advantage of big data initiatives at AstraZeneca, such as investment in a Functional Genomics Center with CRUK, partnership in the MIT Broad Institute's DepMap consortium, membership of the UK Biobank, and next generation sequencing of thousands of patients in our trials. By connecting insight with data to build a fuller understanding of the complexities of cancer biology, this team will drive discovery of a new generation of cancer targets and precision medicines. Join a company where your work will impact patients' lives. No matter what you do, or how small your contribution, know that your work impacts lives. That's what drives our Data Scientists to work here rather than anywhere else.
Well networked across relevant data science and scientific communities.
About the job:
As the Lead Data Scientist in the team, you will be motivated to explore non-traditional approaches to find meaning in big data for health. You will apply your skills and innovation to:
You'll grow our external reputation by publishing innovative methodologies and scientific discoveries.
Location: Cambridge, UK
Closing Date: 8th December 2019
Apply today to be part of something extraordinary.
AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorisation and employment eligibility verification requirements.