1+ months

Computational Senior Scientist

Pearl River, NY 10965

This senior scientist level position will join the Integrative Biotechnology Group to contribute to an integrative discovery effort focused on illuminating cancer mechanisms and targets for therapeutic development.

The qualified candidate is a highly motivated, interactive, and creative individual who possesses substantial experience in using computation to answer biological questions. The candidate is expected to have strong expertise in the techniques related to integrated big data analyses, such as network-based analysis, statistical modeling and learning, while having an in-depth understanding of cancer cell biology. Experience in developing software packages is a plus.

The candidate will be expected to effectively collaborate with colleagues in Tumor Cell Biology, Target Therapeutic Discovery and Cancer Immune Discovery organizations to identify and prioritize pathways and activities for drug development.

The successful candidate will demonstrate clear and professional verbal and written communication, capable of presenting scientific results to collaborators, and at external scientific meetings. S/he will be reporting to experienced scientist. There will be less than 5% travel.


+ Develop analytic pipelines for the integration of diverse large-scale datasets to prioritize most relevant mechanisms

+ Assist teams with the analyses of multiple omics datasets to gain biological insights into cancer cell signaling and mechanisms of drug action, and suggest appropriate assays for their testing.

+ Effectively manage projects and resources to maximize progress.

+ Provide engaging presentations that highlight research progress and opportunities identified from the computational studies.

+ Work to build a positive external reputation by both publishing research in high-tier journals and presenting at international meetings.

+ Help to build a culture that embraces scientific excellence, continuous learning, and increasing our team's ability to deliver novel drug development opportunities through the rapid incorporation of emerging biotechnologies to ensure our team continues research on the leading-edge of oncology drug discovery.


+ Ph.D. in Computational Biology or related discipline plus 3+ years of academic experience at the postdoctoral level.


+ Demonstrated experience in effectively managing projects.

+ A broad understanding of computational, cancer and immunotherapy biology.


+ Must have strong interpersonal skills, and a desire to work in collaboration.


There will be less than 5% travel.


+ Relocation eligible

+ Eligible for employee referral bonus

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**EEO & Employment Eligibility**

Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.


N (Other) (United States of America)

Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.


Posted: 2019-08-08 Expires: 2020-01-01

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