Job Description

Research Scientist
Job Number: 21-11139
 
Be part of a company that delivers life-changing healthcare solutions. Eclaro is looking for a Research Scientist for our client in Lawrenceville, NJ.
 
Eclaro’s client is a leader in the Biopharmaceutical Industry, providing quality, innovative, and affordable medicines that make a difference in the lives of patients all over the world. If you’re up to the challenge, then take a chance at this rewarding opportunity!
 
Position Overview:
  • A highly motivated research scientist with extensive experience in image analysis and feature extraction of H&E and/or immunohistochemistry (IHC) stains to join the Pathology team in the client’s group.
  • This group of computational scientists is responsible for advancing Client's industry-leading pipeline, within the Immuno-Oncology space, through the strategic application of cutting-edge pathology image analysis and bioinformatics approaches.
  • Interacts with and impacts all aspects of R&D at Client, from early discovery through late-stage development.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Hands-on implementation/support of pathology whole slide image analysis tools and technology.
  • Collaborate with pathologists and biomarker scientists to design experiments which leverage pathology image data to support early- and late-stage clinical drug development
  • Working alongside image scientists in the digital pathology group to manage, prepare and analyze pathology whole slide images to support Immuno-Oncology and other disease areas.
  • Manage project scope and deliverables with digital pathology related external vendors and strategic collaborations with academic institutions.
  • Design and perform bioinformatics analyses and data visualization, including analytics associating image analysis features with response and survival data using cox regression models, hypothesis testing, ROC analysis, and other statistical tools
  • Active participation in the testing of pathology image management and analysis systems, tools and technology
  • Prepare and present findings from image analysis projects to other groups within Client.
  • Collaborate with other image scientists to propose, review and finalize future image analysis algorithm development and project work.
 
Required Qualifications:
  • PhD in Biomedical Engineering, Bioinformatics, Computer Science or related discipline; or M.S. with 3 or more years of related experience in a university pathology lab or pharmaceutical or biotech company
  • Fluent in one or more digital pathology analysis software packages; including HALO, Visiopharm, Definiens, Inform and/or Aperio Image Analysis.
  • Prior experience working within the biotech/pharma industry, processing and analyzing digitized pathology whole slide pathology images.
  • Excellent programming skills in one or more analytics packages such as R, Python and/or MATLAB.
  • Must have experience in utilizing pathology image analysis software in the quantification of IHC staining expression, including tumor/stroma classification and cellular feature extraction.
  • Should be able to perform statistical analyses and data visualization using data analysis packages such as R, Python, and/or MATLAB.
 
Experience:
  • 5+ years of business analyst experience in the Biopharma space
  • 3+ years of Project Management experience
  • 3+ years of Finance Experience
  • 3+ years with MS Office 365
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or Finance
 
Skills:
  • Knowledge of various digital imaging scanner and/or experience imaging chromogen and fluorescent stains is desired.
  • Prior experience in developing image analysis algorithms in feature extraction of tumor, stroma, and various cell types through stains and morphometric features is desired.
  • Prior experience with applying machine learning and/or deep learning tools for medical imaging tasks is preferred
  • Has developed and deployed image analysis workflows for capture, organization and storage in a GLP-like environment.
  • Strong problem-solving and collaboration skills, and rigorous and creative thinking
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including an ability to collaborate effectively with lab scientists and pathologists
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively, and to handle several concurrent, fast-paced projects.
  • The ability to work across organizations to define and solve problems that will benefit the whole. Capable of establishing strong working relationships across the organization.
  • Track record of scientific leadership exemplified by first author peer-reviewed publications ideally related to pathology image analysis is a plus
  • Previous experience working in oncology is preferred
 
If hired, you will enjoy the following Eclaro Benefits:
  • 401k Retirement Savings Plan administered by Merrill Lynch
  • Commuter Check Pretax Commuter Benefits
  • Eligibility to purchase Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance through Eclaro
 
If interested, you may contact:
June Binuya
junethel.binuya@eclaro.com
2128047476
June Binuya | LinkedIn
 
Equal Opportunity Employer: Eclaro values diversity and does not discriminate based on Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status. 

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