8 - 10 years
Posted 78 days ago
DuPont is seeking highly motivated and talented computational biologists, bioinformaticians, and data scientists to join its Genomics and Microbiome Sciences Group based in Madison, WI. These positions will work cross-functionally with technical teams involved in probiotic research, applications and manufacturing.
These are exciting opportunities for candidates with strong computational skills whowant to work at the interface of the microbiome, probiotics, and clinical development. We are looking to fill multiple positions with candidates having expertise spanning several areas such asbioinformatics, metabolic modeling, data visualization,database management, and programming. Candidates should be self-motivated, team orientated, and enjoy thriving in a research environment committed to use science towards societal and commercial impact. DuPont offers attractive salaries and comprehensive benefits.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITIONS
SCOPE OF POSITION The incumbent will be a member of the Madison-based R&D group, specifically the Genomics and Microbiome Sciences Group. In this role, they will be expected to conduct independent research as part of multifunctional project teams, based on specific business goals as set by the Health & Protection leadership. As needed, the individual will be expected to lead projects and project teams. Direction will come from the Genomics and Microbiome Sciences Group manager. Research activities andresponsibilities will be integrated into the overall globalTechnology as part of Health & Protection within Nutrition and Health. The main objective is to contribute to the analysis of data sets derived from probiotic and clinical samples. These analyses will further understandings of probiotic health benefits, probiotic strain safety and diversity, and probiotic mode-of-action. A thorough understanding of analysis algorithms and methods to integrate biological and medical datasets together are essential to developing new healthclaims and probiotics. It is expected that the incumbent willmaster specific technical skills commensurate with modern computational biology and data science frameworks sufficiently to independently perform such work and instruct others as well. WORK CONDITIONS Operates in an office / laboratory environment. Full time, 40-hr per week. Sometravel expected.