Job:Research Scientist, Computational Biology Methods (Seville, Spain)
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CITRE, based in Seville, Spain, is Bristol-Myers Squibb’s research institute in Europe, and link to the European research community. Informatics & Predictive Sciences at CITRE performs innovative computational research to inform decisions across all stages of drug development. Areas of research include computational and network biology, machine/deep learning, cheminformatics, predictive modeling, patient stratification, and method development for analysis and interpretation of biological and real-world data. In close collaboration with our in-house laboratory, we look to set a new standard in rational design of novel targeted therapies for well-defined patient segments.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, creative and collaborative Research Scientist, Computational Biology Methods to join a multi-disciplinary team to:

  • Develop and apply innovative computational approaches to gain insights from complex and multidimensional large-scale biological datasets in cancer and other disease areas.
  • Identify and adapt optimal analysis methods for studies into target identification, elucidation of mechanisms, patient selection and patient stratification
  • Implement statistical frameworks for e.g. integrative analysis of varied data, network-based inference, interrogating single cell data
  • Apply the methods to inform the clinical development of pipeline compounds and the discovery of novel therapies


  • PhD in a relevant discipline, accompanied by original research publications.
  • Expertise in scripting/programming (e.g. R, Matlab, Python or others) and relevant libraries and software (e.g. Bioconductor).
  • Advanced mathematical and statistical skills. Machine learning expertise a plus.
  • Familiarity with methods for high-throughput biological data, e.g. RNA-seq, WGS/WES, ChIP-seq, proteomics, etc
  • Experience with high-performance computing, including cloud computing, would be advantageous
  • Attention to detail and capacity to communicate technical/scientific concepts clearly and concisely to audiences of varied backgrounds.
  • Verbal and written English language fluency.

Please, attach a cover letter with your motivation for applying to this role, this would be highly appreciated in order to consider your profile for this opportunity.

The position advertised is fixed-term (24 months) and based in Seville, Spain. These positions present a unique opportunity to experience research in an industry setting and to contribute to helping patients with unmet medical need, while performing cutting-edge research and maintaining close ties to academia.

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