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Postdoctoral Fellow

Pfizer


Location:
San Diego, CA
Date:
03/28/2017
Job Code:
1031962-1852
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Job Title Postdoctoral Fellow

JobID 1031962-1852

Location: San Diego, CA

Description *About Pfizer*

A career at Pfizer offers opportunity, ownership and impact.All over the world, Pfizer colleagues work together to positively impact health for everyone, everywhere. Our colleagues have the opportunity to grow and develop a career that offers both individual and company success; be part of an ownership culture that values diversity and where all colleagues are energized and engaged; and the ability to impact the health and lives of millions of people. Pfizer, a global leader in the biopharmaceutical industry, is continuously seeking top talent who are inspired by our purpose to innovate to bring therapies to patients that significantly improve their lives.



*Role Description*

Pfizer Oncology Computational Biology group (La Jolla, CA) is seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow to join our team. This postdoc will work on clinical cancer multi-omics and immune oncology profiling studies aimed to elucidate the molecular bases of drug treatment response and resistance using multi-platform datasets in a highly collaborative environment with clinicians, biologists and statisticians. The ultimate objectives of the studies are to identify target genes and predictive biomarkers for anti-cancer drugs as well as making impact on clinical diagnostics and treatment. He/she will be responsible for performing predictive and integrative analyses of high dimensional datasets and author peer-reviewed publications. This position offers an excellent opportunity for someone interested in pursuing cutting edge cancer research in the clinical and drug discovery settings.



*Responsibilities*

* Develop computational pipelines to analyze NGS and other cancer multi-omics data.* Organize and analyze molecular/cellular profiling data to derive biological insights.* Design and conduct experiments through collaboration with biologists.* Draft and edit manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals.* Present data in written and oral form to the scientific community.



*Qualifications*

* Ph.D. in bioinformatics, computational biology or a closely related discipline.* Strong programming skills in R and a scripting language such as Perl/Python.* Experience working with NGS and multi-omics data analysis.* Familiarity with statistical and data mining methods.* Working knowledge of cancer biology and genomics.



*EEO & Employment Eligibility*

Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.





*Postdoctoral Fellow*
*San Diego,California*
*1031962-1852*


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