Senior Scientist, Translational Medicine -MD

Thomson Reuters
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Duties and Responsibilities: The main responsibility for the Sr. Scientist role is working on Services projects and contributing as a member of a team delivering biological and clinical informatics; ontology development and cross-mapping; data registration and curation (e.g. clinical trial data); text mining; and data analysis projects (interpretation of results of bioinformatics analysis of omics data). The Sr. Scientist role will interact with scientists and IT personnel of Thomson Reuters and clients, including pharmaceutical companies and academic institutions. Responsibilities also include conducting demonstrations and presentations for customers, delivering Services projects results with deep domain knowledge and project expertise. The selected candidate will also be responsible for proposal and article writing and when appropriate, participation in scientific conferences. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: •Thorough understanding of the molecular basis of disease, pathophysiology, and disease mechanisms. •Strong presentation and writing skills. •Ability to read and understand high volume of scientific information (such as notebook entries, preclinical and clinical studies protocols, scientific papers, and data files). •Ability to quickly learn other data processing software •Excellent communication skills, including an ability to communicate with scientists and IT personnel. •Advanced Excel skills required and a familiarity with SAS, JMP, Access or a similar data processing software preferred. •Must be able to work independently, have a strong work ethic, and an ability to rigorously protect and maintain each client's data security and confidentiality. •Knowledge of Thomson Reuters products a plus. Experience: •Previous working experience with disease, pathology, and phenotype ontologies including MedDRA, MeSH, SNOMED, and others required. •Work experience in curation of scientific information and database development preferred. •Experience with clinical informatics preferred.


Certification/ Education: •PhD in Clinical informatics field or Doctor of Medicine (MD) required, MD preferred Travel: •The position requires travel to customers, other Thomson Reuters sites, and scientific conferences, approximately 25% of time.

About Our Organization

Thomson Reuters is looking for a motivated and detail-oriented physician with MD degree, with experience and training in disease pathology and molecular mechanisms. The analyst will provide expertise to support various data interpretation and curation projects related to clinical informatics, biomarker discovery, patient stratification, treatment recommendation, reconstruction of molecular mechanisms of disease development and progression. Some of the projects will involve work with omics data of different types including transcriptomics, sequencing, proteomics, and others. The analyst will also contribute to work with disease, pathology, and phenotype ontologies including ontology development and cross-mapping to facilitate disease data registration, cross-trial analysis, database integration, natural language processing approaches, disease modelling, applications and use cases of translational research. The work will involve public and commercial analytical applications and algorithms in the area of clinical informatics, systems biology, computational biology, and others.

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