Gaithersburg, MD, USA
Posted by: Astra Zeneca
01 May
30 Jun expires

Senior Scientist in Translational Pathology Image Analysis and Data Science, Oncology

Gaithersburg, MD, USA
Job Description

In this role you will need to use the best available science and technology to develop new image analysis solutions to measure biomarkers in clinical tissues as well as using data science techniques to provide insight into the results. Using these techniques you will generate disease linkage data to guide indication selection and targeted patient populations, as well as measuring drug target engagement. This work will inform clinical decisions for selecting therapeutically relevant doses and schedules, as well as building our understanding of key cancer pathway interactions to guide rational drug combinations.

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Desired Skills & Experience
  • PhD plus 2 years experience or MS/BS with 5+ years in industry in a relevant field
  • Skilled in digital image analysis.
  • Competent in microscopy and digital scanning.
  • Skilled in data analysis.
  • Peer-reviewed publications in the field of translational pathology, image analysis or cancer biology.

Desirable/Advantageous – Although training will be given, experience in the following areas would provide a distinct advantage

  • Experience in HALO or Visiopharm for image analysis
  • Python coding knowledge
  • Experience in using R for data analysis
  • Experience in image analysis that uses artificial intelligence (AI)/ deep learning algorithms
  • Expertise in one or more AZ portfolio areas, including related biology and knowledge of translational approaches to developing therapeutics for cancer.
  • Career exposure to the pharmaceutical industry and the drug development process.
  Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA
AstraZeneca is an exciting global, innovation-driven biopharmaceutical company. We’re inspired by what science can do. Driven by the desire to meet unmet patient needs in our core therapeutic areas. Bold in our thinking. Proactive in pursuing discoveries beyond imagination. At sites across the world, we bring teams together in a spirit of collaboration to turn great ideas into life-changing medicines – strengthening our product portfolio and harnessing the potential of a pipeline across all stages of the drug development process.
You’ll be part of a team that’s rolling back the frontiers of science to turn yesterday’s impossible into the normal of tomorrow. So, if you share our focus and passion, join us and make a difference to patients – and in return, we’ll help you develop way beyond what you thought possible.
 Gaithersburg, MD, USA