Bioinformatics Group Leader
Company: Belcan Corporation
Posted on: March 18, 2019
A Bioinformatics Group Leader job in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina is currently available through Belcan. To be considered for this role you will have extensive experience in large-scale bioinformatics research, including management, integration and mining of genomics, transcriptomics, metabolomics and other complex data-sets to generate knowledge with experience partnering with or working in an IT organization that develops and supports software applications. In this role as a Group Leader in Bioinformatics you will build and manage industry-leading, next-generation bioinformatics and genomics capabilities to enhance and advance innovation in breeding, trait and crop protection pipelines and drive improvements in the research, development and delivery of products by enabling the transformation of large and complex data-sets into knowledge for Seeds and Crop Protection R&D. Bioinformatics Group Leader Job Duties and Responsibilities: Provide innovative bioinformatics research competencies for Seeds and Crop Protection (CP) by leading the Bioinformatics Group spanning three sites on two different continents. Contribute to the development and implementation of computational science strategy, including the convergence of genomics, genetics and predictive modeling capabilities and lead the development and implementation of bioinformatics and genomics research strategies in support of key business priorities. Drive the development and utilization of pan-genomics capabilities to enhance breeding and trait discovery in Seeds R&D and partner with IT, providing research subject matter expertise and prototyping in the development of new and innovative bioinformatics tools. Develop and manage operational and capital budget for the Bioinformatics Group. Drive and nourish scientific excellence in the Bioinformatics Group, maintain a network within the scientific community in the field, and bring in new concepts in a timely fashion to support our industrial innovation leadership and build effective partnerships with Seeds and CP R&D and with IT to drive innovations from bioinformatics research into the Seeds and CP pipelines in alignment with business needs. Lead the innovation, in our company, in the integration, analysis and interpretation of genomics, transcriptomics, metabolomics and other complex datasets for breeding, trait discovery, and crop protection research and provide technical knowledge to scout and evaluate new opportunities in bioinformatics and be the in-house expert on competitor's activities in this area. Bioinformatics Group Leader Job Requirements, Skills and Preferences: Ph.D. or equivalent in bioinformatics, genomics, computational biology or related field, and ten plus years professional experience in the area of industrial biotechnology or other R&D life science environments. Understanding of the Seeds and CP business to develop appropriate bioinformatics research programs and strategy with an understanding of bioinformatics, genomics and pan-genomics, transcriptomics, metabolomics, systems biology, data integration and computational science required for the account-abilities above. Extensive experience in large-scale bioinformatics research, including management, integration and mining of genomics, transcriptomics, metabolomics and other complex data-sets to generate knowledge, experience with change management and experience partnering with or working in an IT organization that develops and supports software applications. Project and portfolio management knowledge in the context of a matrixed organization (cross-functional, cross-sites, cross-business) and technical environment with ability to research expenditure forecasting and budget management. Demonstrated success in leading a complex, results-oriented research program requiring scientific creativity, innovative thinking, organization and collaborative skills; demonstrated success in working in a range of research environments and across a breadth of bioinformatics projects with demonstrated proficiency in communicating, planning and coordinating group activities across diverse functional and administrative boundaries. Proven leadership skills, in particular in partnering, influencing and working with global cross functional and cross cultural teams in the absence of a direct functional management relationship. If you are interested in this Bioinformatics Group Leader job in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, please apply via the "apply now" link provided. Belcan is a global supplier of engineering, technical recruiting, and IT services to customers in the aerospace, industrial, and government sectors. Belcan engineers better outcomes through adaptive and integrated servicesfrom jet engines, air-frame, and avionics to heavy vehicles, chemical processing, and cyber-security. Belcan takes a partnering approach to provide customer-driven solutions that are flexible, scale-able, and cost-effective. Our unique capabilities have led to continuous growth and success for nearly 60 years. We are a team-driven Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity. For more information, please visit our website at .
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