Senior Systems Biologist / Senior Computational Biologist
My Intelligent Machines (MIMs) is looking for a talented Senior Systems Biologist / Senior Computational Biologist to join a dynamic team building a world class augmented intelligence R&D platform for life scientists working in BioPharma and agriculture companies.
MIMs is a fast-growing software company, with a dynamic and gender balanced team building a world class augmented intelligence platform for R&D life scientists working in BioPharma and agriculture companies, helping them to stratify patient populations, to identify drug targets and biomarkers and to develop more efficient and personalized treatments and Agro-Products.
Reporting directly to the lead of MIMs solutions team, you will work closely with life scientists, bioinformaticians, biostatisticians, data scientists, AI and software engineers. This full time position will focus on designing data integration and multi-omic modelling strategies and to support their implementations within MIMs solutions. Ideal candidates will have a strong background in systems biology, statistical modelling, machine learning, and data analysis, particularly as applied to large-scale, high-dimensional data sets. In particular, we are interested in candidates who have experience with multi-omic data modalities to support the inference of gene functionality and co-functionality, functional interaction, systems modelling applied to systems stratification, biomarkers and drug targets identification.
Provide scientific leadership in the goals, architecture, and implementation of multi-omic data integration and modelling aspects of solutions developed at MIMs;
Work with scientists and software developers of the solution team to identify, adapt or develop pipelines and methods;
Lead the biological validation of developed solutions;
Work with data scientists to define appropriate data structure and ontology to be used by the solutions;
Collaborate with UX-designer and front-end developers to ensure optimal user-flow, human/machine synergy and facilitate results interpretation;
Contribute to manuscripts and software documentation resulting from standards development or scientific results.
Expert in the computational and mathematical analysis and modeling of complex biological systems;
A Ph.D. in computational biology, bioinformatics, biomedical engineering or related quantitative discipline and 3+ years of postdoc or post-graduate experience in systems biology;
Ideal candidates will have a strong background in systems biology, statistical modeling, machine learning, and data analysis, particularly as applied to large-scale, high-dimensional multi-omic data sets;
Proficient in applying graph theories to biology / network biology;
Programing skills in Python;
Excellent verbal and written communication skills (English/French);
Experience with writing unit-tests/performing code review is a plus.
Who you are
The ideal candidate is exceptionally detail-oriented and derives joy from bringing rigor, structure, and organization to large datasets, complex systems, and intricate analyses;
You have a proven track record of analyzing/interpreting complex interactions within biological systems;
You derive satisfaction from thoroughly and thoughtfully describing a system for both technical and non-technical audiences;
Superlative organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills;
A flexible attitude to job roles as well as a willingness to contribute wherever needed:he ideal candidate will take full ownership of their core responsibilities, and will be comfortable with those responsibilities evolving with the changing needs of the company;
Ability to contribute in a multidisciplinary team as a strong team player, focused on delivering results against multiple deadlines in a fast-paced growing environment.
My Intelligent Machines (MIMs), based in Montreal, is a leader in artificial intelligence applied to life sciences. We provide Biopharma and Agtech companies with augmented intelligence systems enabling life scientists working in this space to model patients, cells, tissues or farm animals to develop more efficient and personalized treatments and agro-products. The company is growing at a fast pace and has a strong and active research and development team.
MIMs is a dynamic tech company with an exceptional culture which embraces diversity and gender equity. We are currently one of the few tech companies reaching gender balance, as half of the team is composed of women. We received the 2020 Red Herring’s Top 100 North America Award, one of the most prestigious prizes granted each year to the 100 most promising private tech companies.